Event Goals To respond to acts of hate in Ferndale; to give voice to the pain, struggle, and resilience of minority populations; and to show each other that we are not alone. To gather a like-minded Ferndale community in a safe space where experiences, concerns,… Read More »Not in Our Community – Post Event Debrief
Riveters! Remember the awesome Riveters Pledge To Vote campaign you all helped make happen last year?? We engaged unheard, “low-propensity” voters- the voters who are responsible for our biggest wins of 2018. This year, WE’RE DOING IT AGAIN! Because this year’s elections are too important… Read More »We are hiring paid canvassers!
Earlier this summer, flyers appeared in Ferndale and Bellingham from a white nationalist group. The Riveters Collective stands together with people in our community who believe in the value of unity and diversity. In light of this recent visible escalation in overt white supremacist activity in… Read More »Not in Our Community!
General Why does Riveters Collective make endorsements? To support the candidates who will best advance our platform. To build political power and relationships with elected officials. To provide the community more information about candidates. Why does Riveters Collective endorse in the primary election? The RC… Read More »Endorsement FAQ
Whether or not you attended our Campaign Training for All event, here are some links to help you make your make your campaign inclusive and get started on the right track. Inclusivity ASL Voter Assistance Hotline: https://www.nad.org/asl-voter-hotline/ Communicating with a Deaf or Hard of Hearing… Read More »Campaign Training for Everyone Resources
Follow along here as we share each step of our endorsement process. We will update this post from now until we announce our endorsements in June. June Candidate interviews were held the first week of June, 32 in total! Interviews were recorded via Facebook live.… Read More »Endorsement Process 2019
The 2019 Elections are already taking shape. With several key local elected positions opening up, many fine progressive candidates will put their lives on hold to do the hard work of campaigning this year. Maybe even you! Or maybe you’ll work or volunteer for a… Read More »Good Neighbor Election Pledge
Riveters, we are proud to announce our 2019 platform! Our platform states where we stand on the issues. It guides our collective actions and focuses our expectations of elected officials. We revise our platform annually and in December, we asked the group what changes… Read More »2019 Riveters Collective Platform