**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
UPDATE: Partial victory! While Bellingham turned out to express outrage at the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, it’s disappointing that Bellingham Police still lacks a permanent citizen community-led oversight body with a lead role in police accountability. Instead, the Bellingham Police Department… Read More »Demand citizen oversight for BPD
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!
Take Action: Write to Whatcom County Council Members to support the recommendations of the Public Health Advisory Board to the Whatcom County Health Board to support of immigrant families of all statuses. Feel free to provide any expertise or experiences you have regarding the negative… Read More »Tell Whatcom County Council to support ALL immigrant families
We know how to win on November 6th. Volunteer Knock doors for candidates and campaigns Sign up for phonebanking or textbanking Babysit for candidates or other volunteers Work on a campaign GiVe Give $ to candidates and campaigns Give $ to grassroots PACs (donate to… Read More »Three Vs for Victory!
July 23-29 Public Awareness Campaign: What’s at the end of the line? Various light rail stations around Seattle Contact NWDC Resistance for more info. The fundamental inhumanity of the detention system has been highlighted over and over again in recent weeks, with thousands of people… Read More »Local Actions to Support Separated Immigrant Families 7/26-8/19
We believe women and we support survivors. Creating a safe space for people in the political world is an integral part of our work as Riveters. Our policies clearly state that we do not work with anyone who has harassed, abused and/or assaulted others. (See… Read More »We stand with you