Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 8:30am to Friday, August 13, 2021 - 12:15pm
We come together against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis, which has revealed and deepened existing inequalities, and a growing national conversation about systemic racism. To meet the demands of this moment, the conference highlights the work of non-legal community-based organizations, and provides the opportunity for community advocates and legal professionals to build partnerships to advance justice.
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.
The ACLU of Washington partners with our allies to present a special town hall on the future of health care in Washington state, including stories from patients and providers on access to reproductive services and end-of-life care. Learn more about religious-secular hospital affiliations, current legal issues, and proposed legislative solutions.
Join representatives from the Meaningful Movies Project, Northwest African American Museum, Kunhardt Films, ACLU WA, the Sociology Department of the University of Washington, and the Loren Miller Bar Association for a screening and meaningful discussion of True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality. The film follows 30 years of the Stevenson's work on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned.
2020 Centennial Celebration
Join us to celebrate 100 years of defending civil liberties! Introducing Michele Storms, ACLU of Washington Executive Director with Anthony Romero, National ACLU Executive Director.
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.
What’s on the ballot for Washingtonians? Join us to learn about the potential impact of this election, from the makeup of our House of Representatives to advocacy around Referendum 90 – the Washington state law requiring all public schools to teach age-appropriate, inclusive, comprehensive sexual health education to K-12 students.
Uplift International's HR2FP Webinar: Racism, COVID-19, and Access to Contraception and Abortion Services in America
Moderated by ACLU-WA Executive Director Michele Storms.
Speakers include: Beth E. Rivin, MD, MPH (President & CEO, Uplift International); LaKimba DeSadier (Indiana State Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky); Camie Jae Goldhammer, MSW, Sisseton-Wahpeton (Clinical Social Worker and Lactation Consultant); and U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.
The Last Ice is the story of Inuit in Canada and Greenland. Long divided by aggressive colonization and decades of hardship, these groups are once again coming together, fighting to protect what will remain of their world. The question is, will the world listen?