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Recommended Actions for the Week of 20180420


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!

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.: Join the League of Women Voters and the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225 for an educational program, Voting: The Heart of Democracy. Diana Bradrick, Whatcom County Chief Deputy Auditor, will discuss voting patterns in local, state, and federal elections; voting integrity in Whatcom County; and how to engage voters. We will also hear from Margaret Morales, Senior Research Associate at Sightline Institute, and the group FairVote Whatcom. Enter through the doors off the green at the back library. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 3:00-6:30p.m.: 2018 Energy Symposium: Carbon Hackathon on WWU Campus, Wilson Library Reading Room (4th Floor), 516 High St, Bellingham, WA 98225. WWU’s Institute for Energy Studies will host a “Carbon Hackathon” event where a group of five student teams will compete to come up with the most creative, but feasible, approach for reducing carbon emissions in Washington State. At 3:00p.m., students, faculty, and community members are invited to cheer the teams on as they present their carbon “hacks” and watch the judging panel select a winning team. Visit Facebook or WWU Energy Symposium for more information.

Thursday April 26th, 2018 9am-1pm “Join Blue Group in taking over City Hall! It has been over a year since their ordinance passed and we have seen no improvement in their actions to support the Undocumented Community. We are still here. We are still organizing. We want people to come out and show City Council we need more. They have not come out with a statement or done anything to help Maru Mora’s case either. We need to put pressure on them now as ICE takes over our community. It is time we fight for all of us!”