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Tell Whatcom County Council to declare racism a public health crisis

**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

JOIN US: Community Voting Project 2020

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

Local candidate forums, AMAs and Q&As for 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

Endorsement Process 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

Demand citizen oversight for BPD

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