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Dec
7
Thu
2017
Food Justice Film Fest
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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You’re invited to a night of
film, food and fun!
Please join Solid Ground and Seattle Food Committee for Food Justice Film Fest, presented by Verizon.

Enjoy a special screening of short films on food justice from around the world, and a lively discussion about the movement for sustainable farming and truly healthy foods. The evening will include movie snacks before the show, a thought-provoking Q&A with local food justice experts, activists and leaders, and a reception following the films.

Register Now
WHEN
Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5-8:30pm

  • Doors open & movie snacks at 5pm (food will not be allowed in the theater)
  • Films at 6pm
  • Reception at 7:30pm, following films and Q&A

WHERE
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 (view map>)

TICKETS
Get your tickets today! Tickets are available on a sliding sale to ensure that people from all income levels can attend and participate in the conversation:

  • Community Ticket – Free!
  • General Admission Ticket – $6
  • Solidarity Ticket – $12
  • FREE VIP tickets for Solid Ground volunteers, monthly giving donors and SFC members!

ABOUT THE FILMS
Join us for a special screening of some of the best shorts from Real Food Films! Real Food Films is the first-ever international competition to celebrate short films about sustainable food and farming. From documentaries to advocacy, spoken word to animation, these short films feature original voices that lift up under-represented stories at the heart of what we eat and drink.

Dec
14
Thu
2017
Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition Community Celebration
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hello, 
You are invited to the following event:

NPARC COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)

Garage
1130 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

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For our final community meeting of 2017 we want to celebrate!

Please join NPARC for food, drinks, bowling, and fun on Decmber 14, 4:00pm-7:00pm.

We’re hoping to introduce you to our new Coalition Builders as well as let off some steam from the tough racial equity work we’ve all been doing this year. We can’t wait to see you!

There will be some food provided, and we have two bowling lanes reserved. Shoes and drinks will cost you extra.

Share this event on Facebook and Twitter

We hope you can make it!

Cheers,
Non-Profit Anti-Racism Coalition

Mar
3
Sat
2018
Vendors Needed – 14th Annual Marketplace & Arts Fair
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

4802 South Mead Street
Seattle, Washington 98118
October 14, 2017

Greetings,
Mount Zion’s Women’s Ministry is preparing for its fourteenth Marketplace and Arts Fair
March 3, 2018, from 10:00 a. m. until 4:00 p. m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1634 Rev. Dr.
Samuel McKinney Avenue in Seattle, at the corner of 19 th and Madison. Set-up begins at 10:00
a. m. EVERYONE SHOULD BE PREPARED TO SELL AT 11:00 A. M. The Marketplace
opens promptly at 11:00 a. m.; break-down and clean up is 4:00 p. m. until 5:00 p. m. WE
EXPECT YOU TO BE ON TIME AND STAY UNTIL THE EVENT ENDS. Help us spread the
word to other vendors and shoppers. Begin advertising now! If each vendor had a minimum of
ten guests, we would have a good, steady flow.
You will be provided a table and two chairs. You are welcome to bring your own table.
We are working hard to improve attendance by inviting churches and advertising in
newspapers and the radio. Please help by inviting your family and friends to attend the event.
Send copies of our flyer to all of your e-mail and Facebook friends. Invite them immediately, and
remind them to mark their calendars.
Because we wish to avoid food vendors selling the same items, we are accepting the first
vendor who submits an application and the fee. All food vendors must have copies of their food
permits.
We have also scheduled entertainment. Send suggestions.
Attached is a vendor application. You have permission to make copies. Copies can be
downloaded from the website mountzionseattle.org. Remember: spaces will be filled as we get
applications AND fees. Please don’t send them separately. Applications are at the Mount Zion
Information Center. The Church Office is open 10:00 a. m. – 5:00 p. m. Tuesday – Friday.
Each vendor is asked to donate one item to be used as a door prize.
Let’s work hard to make this our best Marketplace and Fair ever.
Thank you to past participants and new participants.

Sincerely,
Georgia S. McDade

Mar
28
Wed
2018
Solid Ground 18th Annual Building Community Luncheon
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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Please join us!
Save the date for Solid Ground’s 18th Annual Building Community Luncheon, presented by Verizon!

Join Solid Ground and Ijeoma Oluo as we raise our spirits and our voices for a world beyond poverty and oppression. We’ll celebrate amazing success stories of program participants and renew our commitment to work together with compassion for justice and equity!

There’s so much goodness, it’s bubbled over into an After Party with Ijeoma Oluo. See details below!

Register Now
WHEN
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 12-1:30pm

WHERE
Showbox Sodo, 1700 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 (view map>)

TICKETS
Register today! While the Luncheon has no ticket price, we’re coming together to raise as much as we can to help people thrive. You’ll be asked to give at least $150!

FEATURING IJEOMA OLUO
Keynote speaker Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based writer, speaker and Internet yeller on issues of race, feminism and social justice. Her work has been featured in The Guardian, The Stranger, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine and more. She is the Editor at Large at The Establishment. Her book, So You Want to Talk About Race, will be published in early 2018 with Seal Press.
HOST A TABLE
Amplify your support of Solid Ground – and earn two free tickets to the After Party, where you can meet Ijeoma in person – by inviting your friends to join you at the Luncheon! Please contact Maggie Karl at 206.694.6857 or maggiek@solid-ground.org to learn more.
The celebration continues at the After Party!
New this year, we’re hosting an After Party in the evening following the Luncheon. Join us for live music, drinks, small bites and a conversation with Ijeoma Oluo about the most pressing social justice issues facing Seattle!

WHEN
Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 6-9pm

WHERE
Showbox Sodo, 1700 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 (view map>)

TICKETS
Tickets to the After Party are $40. Click here to purchase tickets!

Apr
4
Wed
2018
19th Annual White Privilege Conference
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm

WPC 19
Super People & Super Powers:
Prepare to be
The Future of
Social Justice Work
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Wednesday, April 4 – Saturday, April 7, 2018

Nov
8
Thu
2018
Facing Race National Conference
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day

Race Forward, publisher of Colorlines, is proud to announce that early-bird registration for our 2018 Facing Race National Conference is now open: use code EarlyBirdFR18 to register today!

Facing Race 2018 will be held November 8-10 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI. This is Race Forward’s ninth Facing Race conference, and the first to be held at a convention center after the record-breaking turnout in 2016.

As the largest conference for racial justice movement-making, Facing Race 2018 will serve as a unique, collaborative space for alliance-building, issue-framing, and advancing solutions during a critical moment in this nation’s history.

Last year, over 2,000 people joined Race Forward in Atlanta, GA for the sold-out conference in the days immediately following the presidential election to brainstorm ways to respond to the changing national landscape and leadership.

In addition to inspiring keynote speakers, film screenings, and networking opportunities, Facing Race will present over 80 panels and breakout sessions on a wide array of key issues with a focus on four important tracks: Arts, Media, and Culture; Organizing and Advocacy; Inclusive Democracy; and Racial Identities and Innovation.

Want to get involved with #FacingRace? Here are a few ways other ways to participate:

In reflection of Race Forward’s commitment to supporting locally-owned businesses and advancing the leadership of local communities, particularly communities of color and other historically disadvantaged communities, Facing Race will work with local organizers in Detroit to ensure that the 2018 conference adheres to the principles of Community Benefits Agreements.

Last year, tickets sold out quickly. Please take advantage of Early Bird Registration which will be open until February 1, 2018. Special group rates and limited scholarships are also available. Click here for more information.

We can’t wait to see you in Detroit!