The City of Bellingham announced it will hold a virtual forum on Thursday, March 17 at 5:30pm so the public can meet the semi-finalists for the Bellingham Chief of Police position. The candidates will give their introductions and answer pre-chosen questions from the community. Following the… Read More »Register for Bellingham’s March 17 Police Chief Candidate Forum
The City of Bellingham is asking for our feedback as they consider hiring the next Police Chief. Details about the position, community feedback opportunities, and candidate selection timeline are available at the Community Feedback About Police Chief Selection webpage. The survey questions posed by the… Read More »By January 31, tell Bellingham officials what you want in a Police Chief!
Endorsement Committee Members Chairs: Jennifer Wright and Amanda Zimmerman Steering Committee: Stephanie Allen, Zenda Boss-Hall, and Emily Sharpe Committee: April Barker (recused from all races), Bernice Chang, Annalee Dunn, Paloma Edison, Yarrow Greer, Kim Harris, Shu-Ling Hergenhahn-Zhao (Recused from Bellingham City Council Ward 6 and At-Large),… Read More »Endorsement Process 2021
Tell Bellingham what you want in a Police Chief by this Friday, April 16th! The City of Bellingham is asking for feedback on priorities to consider in the selection of the next Police Chief. Details about the position available in the job posting (External link)… Read More »Tell Bellingham what you want in a Police Chief by this Friday, April 16th!
The state House has released its budget proposal, and it doesn’t provide separate funding for adjudication of the Nooksack basin. If funding isn’t provided for the adjudication, it won’t happen. This is where you come in! We need to contact legislators to tell them to… Read More »Write to Your Legislators: Support Adjudication of the Nooksack Basin
**UPDATE: On November 24, 2020, Whatcom County Council approved a resolution Affirming Racism is a Public Health Crisis.** Contact Whatcom County Council Members ASAP to call for their support of the resolution Affirming Racism is a Public Health Crisis Source: Riveters Collective Justice System Committee… Read More »Tell Whatcom County Council to declare racism a public health crisis
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
AMAs and Q&As Riveters Collective candidate AMAs (Ask Me Anything) (Must be a member of the Riveters Collective Facebook group to view.) Riveters Collective Questionnaires for Whatcom County Superior Court Judicial candidates General Election Forums WA State Indivisible candidate forums. League of Women Voters Bellingham… Read More »Local candidate forums, AMAs and Q&As for 2020
June Endorsements announced! The board voted to endorse the candidates. Note: Stephanie Allen, Debbi Anderson-Frey, Michael Peñuelas, Jennifer Wright, and Amanda Zimmerman abstained from voting on endorsements in the 42nd legislative district. Recommendations were submitted by the committee to the board and voted on at… Read More »Endorsement Process 2020
Endorsements Christine Grant for Whatcom County PUD Commissioner District 1 Candidate Christine Grant is the voice this community needs on the PUD. She is a transformative candidate with a deep knowledge about public utilities learned during her decades of work with PUDs, rural electric cooperatives–and… Read More »Endorsements 2020