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Recommended Actions for the Week of 20180309


Local Level Actions

National Level Actions / Other


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.**

Friday, March 9, 2018 from 7:00-9:00p.m.: Hear a free presentation by Sunil Yapa, author of “Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist” at the Mount Baker Theatre, Main Stage, 104 N .Commercial St., Bellingham, WA 98225. Visit Facebook for more details.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 7:00p.m.–8:30p.m.: Faith Over Fear: Standing with our Muslim Neighbors Roadshow at the United Church of Christ, 885 4th St., Blaine, WA 98230. The public, faith leaders from all churches, mosques, synagogues and temples as well as civic, education and community leaders are invited to join Aneelah Afzali (MAPS-AMEN) and Pastor Terry Kyllo (Neighbors in Faith) to better understand the anti-Muslim industry, the threat it poses to our nation and civil liberties, and what we can do about it together. This event will include time for Q & A and interaction with faith, political and education leaders in your area. Visit the RC calendar or Facebook for more information.