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February 2018

The Creation of Whiteness

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fauntleroy Church, 9140 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98136 United States
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We all know that racial identity is one of the most complex and continuously evolving facets of human existence, and that it has shaped much of the history of our country and our community. What is less well known is that Whiteness has an origin story. This half day workshop will explore the history of why white identity was intentionally created, how it has functioned to legitimize oppression, and what people of all racial identities can do to challenge the…

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Gender Equity, Safe Communities & New Americans

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seattle City Hall, 601 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Seattle City Council committee meeting whose scope includes issues such as police accountability and the Settlement Agreement between the Department of Justice and the City of Seattle regarding the Seattle Police Department.

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March 2018

Solidarity Day at NWDC

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Northwest Detention Center, 1623 E J St
Tacoma, WA 98421 United States
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Join NWDC Resistance and the Coalition of Anti-Racist Whites on Saturday, Mar 3rd outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma from 1:30pm to 4pm We will be holding this space to show our solidarity with those in detention, our support for the families visiting their loved ones, and our resistance to the oppressive immigration/prison system.

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Kadima’s annual Purim party, a fundraising event for Real Rent Duwamish

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Nii Modo Gallery, 4455 Stone Way N,
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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DANCE Apocalyptic Find a Way to Freak Out: Decolonizing Purim Featuring a purim spiel and raucous musical entertainment by The Debaucherauntes, Brivele, and the debut of Seattle's newest klezmer brass band, Shpilkis! $36-$6 sliding scale donation

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Segregated Seattle: From Redlining to Gentrification

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Seattle is a segregated city. While redlining is now illegal, our city is currently grappling with the racial divides caused by gentrification and economic displacement. Learn about the ongoing impacts of historic segregation in shaping the experiences of all who live in this region. This program is presented in partnership with the Northwest African American Museum. This conversation will be moderated by James Miles, Executive Director of Arts Corps. Panelists include: Andrea Caupain, Chief Executive Officer at Byrd Barr Place…

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Women in Advocacy and Politics Workshop Seattle 2018

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alaska Building, 612 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Advocacy 101 is a course that gives an overview of policymaking at the state legislative and municipal levels of government. The course illustrates basic forms of advocacy as well how to effectively communicate with elected officials and policymakers. The companion course Fundraising for Advocates gives instruction on essential fundraising skills needed for advocates. Fundraising for Advocates is a companion course to our Advocacy 101 course. This course gives instruction on fundraising for advocacy organizations, issue campaigns, and non-profit service organizations.…

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Segregated Seattle: Walk the Infamous Red Line

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1634 19th Ave.
Seattle, WA 8122 United States
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The 11 am and 2 pm walks have sold out. Future updates about ticket availability will posted on the Facebook event page. Segregated Seattle: Walk the Infamous Red Line Saturday, March 24, 2018 11 am, 2 pm http://mohai.org/event/segregated-seattle-walk-the-infamous-red-line/ Walk along the infamous “red line,” hallmark of racial inequity and housing segregation in Seattle. This family-friendly walk, led by Merlin Rainwater, highlights the lingering physical impacts of redlining in our city. The 1.5-hour tour begins at Mount Zion Baptist Church and…

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Zoning and Segregation in the City of Seattle

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
White Center Library, 1409 SW 107th St.
Seattle, WA 98146 United States
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Join a representative from Sightline Institute, an independent, nonprofit research and communications center located in Seattle, to learn about Seattle city zoning code's effect on public resources with a focus on access to public schools and parks. https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/5a1f5b4ed207133f0040fab5

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