Recommended Actions for the Week of 20170731

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Local Level Actions

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From the Calendar

Link to the Riveters Collective Calendar

Every Monday: Attend a vigil hosted by C2C and Keep Bellingham Families Working. A vigil will be held from 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. in front of City Hall until Aug. 28, 2017 or from 5:00-6:00p.m. at the WTA downtown bus station. Support undocumented and immigrant families to live in safety and dignity in our community. Come together and join in building power in people!

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 from 6:00-9:00p.m.: Attend the Whatcom Jail Reading Group at Bellingham’s Everyday Public Market, 1530 Cornwall Ave. #107, Film is Truth conference room. Imagine No Kages invites the community to read and come discuss information relating to the proposed $110 million mega jail in Whatcom County. All reading links are listed on the RC calendar page (link listed above). Visit Facebook for more information.

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 from 6:00-8:00p.m.: Attend the Whatcom Democrats special meeting to consider making a recommendation to voters on the jail tax. More info here.

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 from 7:30-11:00p.m.: Attend the opening day reception and screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power at Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St., Bellingham. A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy. The premier reception will begin at 7:30p.m. and the screening will start at 9:00p.m. with a Q&A panel to follow.

Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 from 5:00-8:00p.m.: Join us for Community to Community Development’s 4th annual Summer Social Justice Celebration and Outdoor Benefit Concert with The Elopements and Ebb, Slack, and Flood in Boundary Bay Brewery’s outdoor garden space at 1107 Railroad Ave, Bellingham. The event is open to all ages, and the suggested donation is $10-30. Visit the RC calendar page or Facebook for more information.