Join us to learn about the failures of the War on Drugs and its racist history, Oregon’s recent drug decriminalization victory, the Washington Supreme Court case that temporarily decriminalized drug possession, and the future of drug policy reform here in Washington.
Join ACLU-WA Health Care and Liberty Policy Counsel Leah Rutman for a conversation on healthcare equity for immigrants. Leah will be joined by Adriana Ortiz of El Centro de la Raza and Michael Byun of Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) to discuss health care access issues facing immigrant communities and current steps being taken to address barriers to care.
The author of How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning, Ibram X. Kendi is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. He is a #1 New York Times best-selling author and the director of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University. The format for this event will be a live, online conversation with Dr. Edward Taylor.
This event will be live and online only. Please note: this event begins at 6:00 p.m. (PDT).
Seattle University’s Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association (APILSA) and Black Student Law Association (BLSA), and the Asian Bar Association of Washington (ABAW) in collaboration with University of Washington's Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) proudly presents a community panel on the importance of AAPI allyship and racial solidarity with the Black community and on understanding the calls for Black reparations from the Japanese American experience with redress.
Heather McGhee’s recently released book, The Sum of Us, provides a critical analysis of zero-sum policymaking that creates the false choice between some of us being O.K. and all of us being better off. Marguerite Casey Foundation, the Open Society Foundations, and SAL will present a free, Youtube Live event with McGhee, in conversation with Dr. Carmen Rojas, moderated by Tom Perriello.
Please join so co-hosts Equal Rights Washington and ACLU-WA for a screening of MLK/FBI, with a special introduction from film director Sam Pollard and post-screening panel discussion with Michele Storms, Executive Director, ACLU-WA; Monisha Harrell, Chair, Equal Rights Washington; Aneelah Afzali, Executive Director, MAPS-AMEN (American Muslim Empowerment Network); and Kamau Chege, Managing Director, Washington for Black Lives.
Join ACLU-WA Police Practices and Immigration Counsel Enoka Herat and ACLU-WA Lobbyist Roxana Gomez for a conversation on our integrated advocacy approach to demanding police accountability. Hear from Nickeia Hunter and Sonia Joseph, two impacted family members advocating on the Washington Coalition for Police Accountability. Learn about the bills aimed at reducing police violence that are currently moving through the Washington legislature, and about our amicus work in the court.
Join the Holocaust Center for Humanity and legal professionals from around Washington for a special legal CLE program and Lunch-and-Learn on Tuesday, March 9 on the Crime of Complicity: Law and the Bystander from the Holocaust to Today with Professor Amos N. Guiora.