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Recommended Actions for the Week of 20180323


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.**

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.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 8:30-9:30p.m.: Join an Ask Me Anything! about the I-1600 Universal Healthcare Initiative. Riveters Collective will be hosting Sara So from Whole Washington for an online Q&A about the universal healthcare initiative (I-1600) in WA state. Organizers need to gather 300,000 signatures by July in order to get this on the ballot in November. The event will be held on the the RC Facebook page.