Please join the ACLU of Washington on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00pm for the Seattle Independent Film Festival’s (SIFF) premier of Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nominated film “I Am Not Your Negro.” ACLU-WA Board member Jamila Johnson will speak on a panel discussion on civil rights history and the relevance of the film to our political climate.
Please join the ACLU of Washington on Sunday, April 2, in celebrating the life of Cesar Chavez by marching to protect the rights of farm workers and demanding immigration reform. Attorney and ACLU representative Sergio Garciduenas-Cease will be speaking on the ACLU’s work on immigrant rights. Please join us while we march to defend justice for the millions of workers who feed America.
Join us in recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day. VOCAL-WA will fill Westlake Park with balloons symbolizing those we lost this year to overdose. There will be information tables, a photo display, speakers, and Naloxone training and distribution (while supplies last). One life is too many lost.
Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs annually on November 20, is a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.
Please join us for a celebration of the lives and work of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes and the publication of Summary Execution: The Seattle Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes by Michael Withey.