Recommended Actions for the Week of 20170717

***CLICK ON THE TOPIC HEADER TO EXPAND THE DETAILS***

Local Level Actions

National Level Actions / Other

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!

Monday, July 17, 2017 from 6:30-8:30p.m.: Attend the Clean Energy Activist meeting facilitated by Alex Ramel, field director for Extreme Oil with Stand, at RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, 2309 Meridian St., Bellingham, WA 98225 from 6:30-7:30p.m.; and the Get Out the Vote Campaign Kickoff Event led by Karlee Deatherage and Krista Rome, clean water policy analyst and clean water organizer with RE Sources, from 7:30-8:30p.m. Visit Facebook for more information.

Monday, July 17, 2017 from 7:00-8:30p.m.: Join a presentation by Jon Humphrey on the public fiber infrastucture in Bellingham which could be used by smaller internet providers, therefore increasing competition, and giving the public more ownership and control over our internet. The event will be held at Localgroup Studio, 221 Prospect St, Bellingham, WA 98225. For learn more about the event, visit Facebook. To sign the petition, go to change.org.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 4:30-6:00p.m.: Join the I’m Not a Racist: Blind Spots & Hidden Biases Workshop hosted by Whatcom Peace and Justice Center, 1220 Bay St., Bellingham, WA. The workshop will be facilitated by Kim Harris, a local professional diversity trainer. A donation of $10 per person is suggested. Register at whatcompjc.org. Visit Facebook to learn more about the event.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 8:30-10:00p.m.: Attend the Ask Me Anything (AMA) with Michael Shepard, candidate for the Port of Bellingham. The AMA will be held online on the Facebook Riveters Collective page.