Friday, November 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:00pm
Join us as we celebrate Indigenous brilliance and explore our shared joys and struggles—all on Native Land.
The Indigenous People Festival is a time for Native people to celebrate our unique traditions and visions for the future. This year, we acknowledge what is and always will be Coast Salish land and imagine a future guided by Indigenous knowledge and excellence.
Join ACLU-WA Equal Justice Works Fellow Crystal Pardue and leaders of Indigenous youth serving organizations for a conversation on cultural connections needed for Indigenous youth to thrive. Learn about creative ways of overcoming the particular barriers Indigenous youth encounter. Topics include food sovereignty; physical, mental, and spiritual health; education and school discipline; and the arts.
This series of virtual conversations moderated by Enrique Cerna will explore the racial disparities and inequities in Washington’s public health and policing systems highlighted by COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. State lawmakers are beginning to convene to prepare for the 2021 state legislative session when these issues, and the budget, will be top priorities. Join us to learn how to put equity front and center in the Olympia debates.
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.