Disability Rights Washington, one of the state’s pioneering disability rights advocacy organizations, is hosting Breaking Barriers: A Celebration of Disability Community on Thursday June 1st from 6:00-8:30pm PST.
"Bring Them Home" sheds light on the struggle and plight of deported veterans. This film screening and panel discussion features voices from the Immigrant Defenders Law Center, Black Deported Veterans of America, and Jennie Pasquarella of the ACLU of Southern California.
Friday, July 14, 2023 - 6:00pm to Sunday, July 16, 2023 - 6:00pm
Seattle Center Festál presents Festival Sundiata: Black Arts Fest in partnership with Sundiata African American Cultural Association (SAACA). The ACLU-WA is proud to be a presenting sponsor of this year's festival. Visit our table in the Armory to meet us and check out our photo booth.
Join Alki Beach Pride, a family-friendly event with lots of free activities. Vendors and community organizations proudly represent the LGBTQ+ community and they'll be selling handcrafted goods, while music will be provided by DJs and musicians.
Thursday, September 28, 2023 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 30, 2023 - 5:00pm
Tacoma Convention Center and Online
The ACLU-WA is a proud sponsor of this year's Access to Justice Conference. Every two years, this conference brings together community members, legal system advocates, judges, attorneys, and policymakers across Washington State who are committed to dismantling legal systems of oppression and poverty. Stay tuned for details.
The ACLU-WA is proud to sponsor The Brainpower Chronicles: Mental Health Stories -- a unique community storytelling event that highlights the experiences of NAMI members who share their personal stories in a live, theatrical format.
Learn about activist campaigns in Spokane, and hear from members of the Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) steering committee as they discuss the tactics they’ve used individually and as a group to affect local policy.
Join us in examining the intersection of technology and liberty. New technologies are making it easier for companies and the government to learn about the most intimate aspects of both our online and offline activities—from where we live and work, to what religion we practice, to what we purchase, to what we read, and with whom we associate.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
Join staff from the ACLU of Washington and People Power activists from across the state throughout the 2021 legislative session to hear updates on our priority bills, learn from issue experts, and find out how can take action to pass important civil liberties bills.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ACLU of Washington partners with our allies to present a special town hall on the future of health care in Washington state, including stories from patients and providers on access to reproductive services and end-of-life care. Learn more about religious-secular hospital affiliations, current legal issues, and proposed legislative solutions.
Join representatives from the Meaningful Movies Project, Northwest African American Museum, Kunhardt Films, ACLU WA, the Sociology Department of the University of Washington, and the Loren Miller Bar Association for a screening and meaningful discussion of True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality. The film follows 30 years of the Stevenson's work on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned.