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January 2021

Multicultural Advisory Council of BISD to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16 @ 8:00 am - January 18 @ 5:00 pm

Please join the Multicultural Advisory Council of BISD to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in the 2021 Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Walk Date: Anytime between January 16 - 18, 2021 Distance: A mile (or any distance you wish!) in your neighborhood or any safe walking path or trail Register: The event is free but registration is requested Please remember to: Follow COVID-19 safety protocols (maintain six-feet of distance, wear a mask, etc.) Follow pedestrian laws (use sidewalks when they…

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HISTORY OF POLICING IN THE UNITED STATES

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Part of a week of virtual workshops organized by the Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition and recommended by Seattle Indivisible. This workshop will focus on the origins, development and evolving nature of policing in the US, beginning with colonial America through the present day. An emphasis on the quasi-military nature of policing and the increased militarization of the police since 9/11 will be examined, particularly as to how it has negatively impacted police/community relations. SIGNUP HERE: www.seattlemlkcoalition.org/workshop-topics-1

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MEET THE NAACP YOUTH COUNCIL: THE YOUTH TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT RACISM IN SCHOOLS!

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Part of a week of virtual workshops organized by the Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition and recommended by Seattle Indivisible. Launched exactly three years ago at the 2018 MLK Celebration, the NAACP Youth Council (N-YC) has been working to change the reality of racial injustice in districts across the Pacific Northwest. At this workshop, N-YC leaders will unveil their list of demands for 2021, and share their progress on initiatives, including expanding Black Lives Matter at School, youth representation on…

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Indivisible Town Hall – State Budget & COVID

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us on Saturday, January 16th, where we'll talk budget policy, COVID and economic recovery with Senator Manka Dhingra (LD45), Member of the Senate Ways & Means Committee and the Special Committee on Economic Recovery. Organized by Washington Indivisible Network, Indivisible Tacoma and Washington State Indivisible Podcast; and moderated by Stephan Cox, Washington State Indivisible Podcast. This public webinar will be recorded, and the video (YouTube), audio (podcast), and chat will be publicly available.   Tickets/Registration Link

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ALTERNATIVES TO POLICING – CUBAN MODEL

January 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Part of a week of virtual workshops organized by the Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition and recommended by Seattle Indivisible. This workshop will look at how policing in Cuba looked like before and after the Cuban revolution. We will frame the presentation and discussion on what is the connection between the Cuban revolution and policing and the current movement in the US to defund/dismantle policing and what is possible now and in the future given the example of Cuba. SIGNUP…

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Housing as Infrastructure & General Meeting

January 17 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

RSVP & more info here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/share-the-cities-annual-meeting-1130-230-pm-jan-17-2021-tickets-127502269721 Housing as Infrastructure: Why neoliberal messages won't build strong coalitions About this Event YOU ARE INVITED TO Share The Cities meeting on Sunday, January 17 from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm Confirmed speakers are Jessyn Farrell (Civic Ventures & Super Mom), Shanti Singh (Tenants Together), Erin Fenner (WA CAN), and Ray Dubicki (Share The Cities & Super Dad) We are looking for youth voices (ages 3-22) to talk briefly about Housing as Infrastructure --…

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#JourneyForJustice – 2021 Dr. MLK Jr. Day Community Celebration

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for this annual community celebration - this year with both online and in-person (physically-distanced) components. Full details at: http://bainbridge-race-equity.org/2021mlk . So many ways to engage and celebrate: (JAN 16-18) #InTheStepsOfMLK virtual walk (JAN 18) #DrivingForTheDream (Ruff Ryders host) #BainbridgeIslandMuseumofArt exhibits #MedicineInTheMusic performances #PoeticHistory readings #MoveAndBeMoved film #StarsInTheDarkness dance/movement ...and more! . Participate in the JAN 18 afternoon session via Zoom, or simply watch it live on the website. http://bainbridge-race-equity.org/2021mlk . Register for the #JourneyForJustice Zoom: https://zoom.us/.../tJYsde6hpz8pGdD8XdjBZjokWIY4IKlcEt71

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Citizens’ Initiative Review 2021: LWV Explains This Important Legislation

January 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErd-GtqDouE9AieovfbXLRq7Um8JcLbn2z Ballot measures in Washington drive some of the state’s largest policy and fiscal decisions, yet voters often find measures too complicated or confusing to understand. Accurate and unbiased information is not only difficult to come by, but it is often drowned out by well-funded campaigns advocating for or against an initiative This can result in passage of initiatives with huge budget impacts requiring the legislature to drastically change the budget or overturn the initiative. Solution: A pilot project of…

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An Evening with John Powell: MLK Event

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

SPSCC is pleased to welcome professor john a. powell as the featured speaker for a virtual Martin Luther King, Jr. event. This free event is in part made possible by presenting sponsor Olympia Federal Savings, and will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. and preregistration is now open at https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/bc8c72fd59814d69b529345e7c9fad0e About John A. Powell John A. Powell is Director of the Othering and Belonging Institute and Professor of Law, African American, and Ethnic Studies…

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Joseph Biden Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Once the various networks announce their live streaming plans, the options will be added here so we can a pick an easy way to watch this historic event!  Check out the Facebook event. https://www.facebook.com/events/363615345085140/

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