At a Whatcom County Council meeting last week, Councilmember Byrd asserted that the Riveters Collective is a special interest group and that we don’t care about our neighbors who were devastated by recent flooding. Councilmember Kershner suggested we may have coordinated with other councilmembers in… Read More »Special Interests and OPMA
It is disappointing to learn that a substantial number of our community’s first responders refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but it is astonishing to see their unions and leadership assert that special accommodations for these members are the solution. The message you are sending… Read More »In Support of COVID Vaccine Mandates
We’re emailing Bellingham staff and elected officials to find out their plans to catch up on climate action. Email addresses and a suggested script below. JOIN US! Addresses for copy/paste: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Suggested Script Dear City of Bellingham, The… Read More »Bellingham Climate Action Catch-up
We’re teaming up again with Representative Sharon Shewmake, and Sarah Chan, chef and owner at Calypso Kitchen, this time to feed our unhoused neighbors on Thanksgiving. Sarah has been making meals for our homeless community and wants to make everyone a Thanksgiving meal. She is… Read More »Meals for Unhoused Neighbors
UPDATE: All Postcards Are Claimed!!! Nearly 200 members of our community stepped up and committed to write a total of 10,000 personalized postcards to voters in the 42nd LD. We’ve just started delivering postcards Here’s how you can still help: DONATE! Postage is expensive, and… Read More »JOIN US: Community Voting Project 2020
Riveters Collective ‘Mask Makers’ group is sewing cotton face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for donation to vulnerable people in our community. We’ve burned through everyone’s fabric and elastic stashes sewing more than 3000 masks. Your donation will allow us to purchase materials… Read More »Sewing for our Community
Let’s act on climate. We all need to be engaged and informed as Bellingham makes bold strides toward a clean energy future. December 9th is a big day for progress. WE NEED YOU! WHO: YOU, your kids, your friends, your family WHAT: Bellingham’s Climate Action… Read More »Decarbonize Bellingham!
Come learn about how to run for office, plan a campaign, raise money, and engage the local deaf community. Led by Ashanti Monts-Tréviska, Lisa McShane, Alex del Rosario, Morgan Steele and Karlee Deatherage. RESERVE YOUR TICKET (by donation) HERE. The last hour (8:30-9:30) is reserved… Read More »Cascadia Deaf Nation + Riveters Collective Campaign Training