Friday, November 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:00pm
Join us as we celebrate Indigenous brilliance and explore our shared joys and struggles—all on Native Land.
The Indigenous People Festival is a time for Native people to celebrate our unique traditions and visions for the future. This year, we acknowledge what is and always will be Coast Salish land and imagine a future guided by Indigenous knowledge and excellence.
Join ACLU-WA Equal Justice Works Fellow Crystal Pardue and leaders of Indigenous youth serving organizations for a conversation on cultural connections needed for Indigenous youth to thrive. Learn about creative ways of overcoming the particular barriers Indigenous youth encounter. Topics include food sovereignty; physical, mental, and spiritual health; education and school discipline; and the arts.
This series of virtual conversations moderated by Enrique Cerna will explore the racial disparities and inequities in Washington’s public health and policing systems highlighted by COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. State lawmakers are beginning to convene to prepare for the 2021 state legislative session when these issues, and the budget, will be top priorities. Join us to learn how to put equity front and center in the Olympia debates.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
The Tacoma Pride Festival honors the LGBTQA community by fostering pride in who we are as valuable, creative members of a diverse population in the South Puget Sound region by curating cultural events, establishing partnerships, and hosting Tacoma Pride, formerly Out in the Park, an outdoor festival.
In light of the United States Supreme Court's decision in June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, join us for an update on reproductive rights, abortion access, the ways in which systemic racism shows up in health care, and the significant disproportionate impact on Black and Brown bodies.
Juneteenth Week 2020 is a week long celebration hosted by the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, Black Lives Matter – Seattle/King County, Tabor 100 and the FW Black Collective.
Our purpose is to honor and remember a special milestone in black history: June 19, 1865. On this day, African Americans forced into slavery in the United States were officially and legally free (ish).
Since 1992, Spokane has seen the LGBTQ+ community come together to honor those brave individuals that fought back against the 6 NIGHTS. LIVE STREAMING. PERFORMANCES. DIGITAL EXHIBITOR HALL. GIVEAWAYS. ALL FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME.
We may not be able to march in person right now, but we can make pride go viral!
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 9:00am to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:00pm
Seattle’s LGBTQIA+ Pride Month is going virtual with three days (June 26-28) of speakers, performances and activities with Gender Justice League, PrideFest, and us here at Seattle Pride for the Together For Pride weekend.
COVID-19 is taking Black lives, Latinx lives, and Native lives in disproportionate numbers – not for any biological reason, but because of the institutional racism and systems of oppression the ACLU works to dismantle.
Learn about privacy and technology in the time of coronavirus disease, as well as our advocacy to minimize the impact on young people facing juvenile detention, students with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness. Executive Director Michele Storms moderates a conversation with Jennifer Lee (Technology and Liberty Manager), Kendrick Washington II (Youth Policy Director), Breanne Schuster (Staff Attorney).
Observing Black History Month, Executive Director Michele Storms will moderate a conversation on extreme sentencing in Washington with Jaime Hawk (ACLU-WA), Nick Allen (Columbia Legal Services), and DeVitta Briscoe (Collective Justice).