Recommended Actions for the Week of 20180316

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Local Level Actions

 

From the Calendar

Link to the Riveters Collective Calendar

Every Monday: Attend a vigil hosted by Racial Justice Coalition and Keep Bellingham Families Working. A vigil will be held from 11:30a.m.-1:30p.m. in front of the Whatcom County Courthouse . Support undocumented and immigrant families to live in safety and dignity in our community. Bring your friends and co-workers!

March 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018: Join the Let’s Talk: RC Online Book Club on the Riveters Collective Facebook page. Read Ijeoma Oluo’s book So You Want to Talk About Race and discuss how this book fits into your journey to racial understanding, but as Ijeoma herself requests, please don’t direct those stories at people oppressed for their race. Read more from Ijeoma Oluo’s Facebook post. Visit the RC Facebook page to join the discussion. **This discussion will last all of March.**

Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9:30a.m.–12:00p.m.: White Nationalism and the Threat to Democracy at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225. Speaker Devin Burghart, an internationally recognized expert on contemporary white nationalism and a founding board member of the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force, will talk about the growth of white nationalist groups and threat it poses to democracy, human rights, and the American way of life. Visit the RC calendar or League of Women Voters website for more information.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:00a.m.–1:00p.m.: March For Our Lives will take to the streets to end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools. The march will begin at Bellingham City Hall, 210 Lottie St, Bellingham, WA 98225. Exact time and place will be determined according to permit and scheduling. The hope is to do it alongside the nationwide movement, so stay tuned. Visit Facebook for more information.