Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to Friday, October 30, 2020 - 1:00pm
A five part series: The pandemic has exposed and further exacerbated inequities throughout society, including in health care, at a time when access to care and financial security are more important than ever. As we look ahead, how do we create a more equitable system?
Our webinar series will feature health policy experts, agency leadership, advocates, and legal experts as we explore the intersectional impacts of COVID, Black Lives Matter, older individuals and persons with disabilities, federal updates, behavioral health, and systemic approaches.
This webinar series is designed for anyone engaged or interested in health care advocacy, policy and public health.
Uplift International's HR2FP Webinar: Racism, COVID-19, and Access to Contraception and Abortion Services in America
Moderated by ACLU-WA Executive Director Michele Storms.
Speakers include: Beth E. Rivin, MD, MPH (President & CEO, Uplift International); LaKimba DeSadier (Indiana State Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky); Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, Sisseton-Wahpeton (Clinical Social Worker and Lactation Consultant); and U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.
What’s on the ballot for Washingtonians? Join us to learn about the potential impact of this election, from the makeup of our House of Representatives to advocacy around Referendum 90 – the Washington state law requiring all public schools to teach age-appropriate, inclusive, comprehensive sexual health education to K-12 students.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:00pm
SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Tasveer South Asian Film Festival is the largest South Asian film festival in the United States. Seeking to provide a counterpoint to the images and stories prevalent in main stream South Asia and Bollywood, the festival encourages an atmosphere of thoughtful dialogue and creative inquiry, where filmmakers and audiences engage in lively discussions, forums, and other collaborative interactive formats. In 2019, the festival will screen over 60 films and welcome 5000 attendees over 11 days, in 5 cities. ‘India’ is the festival focus for 2019.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Seattle Public Library Central Branch
Join the ACLU of Washington for our inaugural Power Up training for activists! At the training you will have the opportunity to meet with other like-minded people in your community and learn how to be an effective advocate with lawmakers. Staff from the ACLU-WA will provide skills-building training on topics including race equity and allyship, strategy and goal setting, power mapping, lawmaker engagement tactics, and a guide to the Washington legislative process.
All people have a right to be who they are, be safe, and live free from discrimination. Lisa Nowlin (ACLU), Mattie Mooney (Ingersoll Gender Center), Danny Waxwing (Disability Rights Washington), Venus Aoki (Gender Justice League/Somas Seattle, and Ari Robbins (ACLU client) sit down for a panel discussion on the rights of Transgender people in Washington.