Belonging | The 2021 ACLU-WA Annual Celebration

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

A festive evening of belonging, awards, words, and music.

ACLU-WA Executive Director Michele Storms in conversation with john a. powell (Director, Othering & Belonging Institute at University of California, Berkeley)

Emceed by Jeannie Yandel and Eula Scott Bynoe 
(Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace)

Musice by The Black Tones and Tomo Nakayama,
and inspiration/affirmation from Sonya Renee Taylor

ACLU-WA Award Winner Illustrations by Emma Noyes
We celebrate our 2021 ACLU-WA Award Recipients:  

Fred Diamondstone
William O. Douglas Bill of Rights Award

Ivy Pete
Youth Activist Award

Washington Coalition for Police Accountability
Robert S. Chang & David A. Perez
Kathleen Taylor Civil Libertarian Awards

Broadcast from stolen land, as we acknowledge broken treaties, genocide, and much work to be done to improve the lives of Indigenous peoples. The work we are doing will never be enough.

Art by Emma Noyes
D.J. Walker, BlerrdVision Media - Director/Editor
Celene Ramadan - Director/Editor for BLM and WCPA reels, emcees, and incorporation of ASL interpretation
Edward Rhea Hemphill - Director/Editor for john a. powell and Michele Storms
Stick around for full credits and gratitude.

References appearing and mentioned throughout the Celebration: