Recommended Actions for the Week of 20170501

Local Level Actions

 

National Level Actions / Other

From the Calendar

Every Monday: Attend a vigil hosted by C2C between 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m. or 5:00p.m. in front of City Hall. Show the powers that be that you stand by our undocumented workers and anyone else running afoul of ICE. Let the officials know it’s not alright to tear families apart! Also, a Dignity Dialogue will be held on May 15th. More details to come on the timing and location.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 2:00-3:00p.m.: Western Washington University’s Political Science Department will host a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held on campus in Miller Hall 138. Please read the article in Western Today for more information.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 4:30-5:30p.m.: Bellingham Public Schools invites staff, families and the community to a presentation featuring Tom Ahearne, the lead attorney in the McCleary v. State of Washington legal case. Mr. Ahearne will speak about the history and outcomes of the McCleary case, and his thoughts about the future of public education funding. The presentation will be held at Bellingham High School Performing Arts Center, 2020 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6:00-8:00p.m.: Join the Pad Party at SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 4040 Northwest Ave., Bellingham, WA 98226 hosted by Jasleen Aulakh.  The Pad Party is a charity event to collect feminine hygiene products. All the items collected will be donated to DVSAS and Lighthouse Mission. Enjoy some food and drinks while giving back to your community! Visit Facebook to join and spread the word.

Friday, May 5, 2017 from 6:00-8:30p.m.: Join the Bellingham Giving Circle’s spring fundraiser to benefit homeless children. Call 360-305-9776 for availability and tickets. Visit the Bellingham Giving Circle website for more information.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 11:00-1:00p.m.: Beyond White Feminism: Part 1 Workshop at the Karate Church, 519 E. Maple St., Bellingham, WA 98225 hosted by Tina McKim and Natalie Jean Keiser Baloy. Space is limited, so click here to register. For more information, please view the Riveters Collective calendar, or join and spread the word on Facebook.