Our eyes are on the prize of a clean energy future. We know the carbon must stay in the ground, and we have worked for years to reject proposals to transport it through our neighborhoods and export it from Xwe’chieXen, traditional fishing grounds of our… Read More »SB 5171 – Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve
By Jnn13 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons Take back Inauguration Day by participating in one of these alternative events on Friday, January 20th. Because you can love this country AND skip the inauguration. Local Our Inauguration Day: The… Read More »Alternative Inauguration Day Events
Alright, so you’ve got your non-biased news sources and you’re keeping up with things- nice! Now it’s time for step two: homework. I know, you already have a busy life, and you’ve just upped your news intake on top of that. The thing is,… Read More »Step Two to Taking Action
Since the election, everyone is talking about taking action and asking you to act, too.* Let’s take a step back- maybe you’re not sure where to start or are feeling overwhelmed? The world feels a bit topsy-turvy in the worst sort of way right now.… Read More »Step One to Taking Action
Civic tithing can stabilize funding for our local organizations in an uncertain economic future. And that future will arrive on January 20. From the Old English for “one-tenth”, tithing has traditionally meant giving part of one’s income to a church or government. In civic tithing,… Read More »Civic Tithing
We’re getting a lot of questions about the Women’s Marches. Here are links to information for marches in Bellingham, Seattle and DC. Womxn’s March on Washington – Bellingham Event Information Website Facebook page Facebook event Womxn’s March – Washington State – Seattle Event Information… Read More »Womxn’s Marches – Bellingham, Seattle, DC
Electoral College votes tomorrow. Action: Attend the candlelight vigil downtown this evening. Bring a friend. Yes, it will be cold and maybe snowy. Yes, you are busy. Read on to see why it is so important that you make the time to attend this vigil.… Read More »Sunday 20131218 – Vigils for America
If you’re new to political involvement or if you just need a refresher, we’ve outlined the structure of the Whatcom County Democratic Party to give you a comprehensive list of local organizations.
Whatcom Democrats meet the third Thursday of every month and you can attend! Local parties reflect the values and energy of those who show up. By showing up here, you make a difference. Joining costs $20 ($10 for students, seniors and reduced income).
The president-elect’s statements around deportation of undocumented people has prompted a call for bold statements from local institutions. Our Sanctuary X action team is researching what it means to be a “Sanctuary” city or institution, what institutions can and should take a position on immigration… Read More »Sanctuary X – A Status Report