About Us

Seattle Peoples Party is a community-centered grassroots political party led by and accountable to the people most requiring access and equity in the City of Seattle.


Seattle Peoples Party takes a stand on the most pressing issues facing our communities and the actions needed to lead our city towards a more equitable future.


Seattle Peoples Party supports community-led campaigns mobilizing to build a more just future in Seattle and across Washington state.

  • Why We Must Occupy the UW School of Medicine

    On December 6th, 2017, Ohenewaa Nkrumah, a Black queer non-binary student, launched a sit-in to call attention to a pattern of ongoing institutional racism at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM). For a week, Nkrumah and Students for an Anti-Racist UWSOM (SARU), who organized and participated in this demonstration, drew many community members, […]Read More »
  • Black Lives Matter at School Week

    Monday, Feb. 5th marks the first day of the National Black Lives Matter Week of Action in Our Schools. In districts across the United States, public schools will be using this week as an opportunity to center Black history and Black identity in the classroom. Seattle educators, staff, and students will be participating in full […]Read More »
  • Seattle Peoples Party Website Relaunch 2018!

    Throughout Nikkita Oliver’s gripping run for mayor, she emphasized that the campaign was about much more than just her candidacy; it was about building a movement. The Seattle Peoples Party is a new type of political organization in this city, one that works to center those most vulnerable and uplift from the margins. This work […]Read More »
  • We Cannot be Surprised

    It feels like straight up fire and brimstone; especially in the Pacific Northwest where the region has literally been on fire for months. A post-apocalyptic haze hangs over the city as ash literally falls from the sky during a rally to #DefendDACA on Seattle’s Beacon Hill at El Centro de la Raza. Politicians and organizers […]Read More »
  • The Peoples Party: A Visionary Environmental Platform

    There are many initiatives we can implement immediately, which we must do; but we must also look to the future for how we address the harmful climate change we are facing. Through a rigorous and lengthy collective community effort with experts, organizers, and residents, we have created Seattle’s Vision To Achieve Environmental Justice: 100% (Real) […]Read More »