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.
It’s time to rethink everything you think you know about American history. Join ParentMap and The Who We Are Project Founder Jeffery Robinson for a groundbreaking discussion on the history of anti-Black racism in the United States.
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. Join us to learn how to put equity front and center in the Olympia debates.
Learn about activist campaigns in Spokane, and hear from members of the Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) steering committee as they discuss the tactics they’ve used individually and as a group to affect local policy.
Join us in examining the intersection of technology and liberty. New technologies are making it easier for companies and the government to learn about the most intimate aspects of both our online and offline activities—from where we live and work, to what religion we practice, to what we purchase, to what we read, and with whom we associate.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 7:00pm
Join staff from the ACLU of Washington and People Power activists from across the state throughout the 2021 legislative session to hear updates on our priority bills, learn from issue experts, and find out how can take action to pass important civil liberties bills.
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.
Join the ACLU of Washington for our inaugural Power Up training for activists! At the training you will have the opportunity to meet with other like-minded people in your community and learn how to be an effective advocate with lawmakers. Staff from the ACLU-WA will provide skills-building training on topics including race equity and allyship, strategy and goal setting, power mapping, lawmaker engagement tactics, and a guide to the Washington legislative process.
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.
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.