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Feb
17
Fri
2017
Year of Remembrance: Glimpses of a Forever Foreigner Exhibition
Feb 17 2017 @ 10:00 am – Feb 11 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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Presents


Year of Remembrance: Glimpses of a Forever Foreigner

On display February 17, 2017 – February 11, 2018


On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans. They were charged with no crime. The cause of their imprisonment was their ancestry.


This exhibition recognizes the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, and explores historic and contemporary issues of racism, discrimination and human rights.

May
2
Tue
2017
FREE Virtual Book Club – Deepen your Resolve to Live as a Change Agent for Racial Justice
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please help spread the word about my Virtual Book Club. We’re using my latest book, But I’m NOT Racist: Tools for Well-Meaning Whites.
Hope you can attend my free VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB starting next week!!! I’ll be facilitating a 4-part series in May using my new book, But I’m NOT Racist! Tools for Well-Meaning Whites.
Join other change agents to deepen our capacity as whites to partner with people of color to dismantle dynamics of racism in our organizations. Here are the dates/times of these FREE 60-minute sessions:
#1: Tuesday, May 2nd at 1pm ET (Intro and Chs. 1 & 2)
#2: Friday, May 12th at 2pm ET (Chs. 3 & 4)
#2: Friday, May 19th at 2pm ET (Chs. 5 & 6)
#4: Tuesday, May 23rd at 2pm ET (Chs. 7 & 8)
After you sign-up using this link, you can DOWNLOAD my book FOR FREE! We’ll read a couple of chapters for each session and explore how to apply the concepts, tools, and strategies in our lives.
NASPA is partnering with me to help host and coordinate all the technical aspects! You don’t have to be a member to participate. When you register, you’ll be able to create a user name and password to access the resources and download my book.
Jun
16
Fri
2017
Celebrate Juneteenth
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Juneteenth commemorates the true ending of slavery in the United States.

On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers under the leadership of Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and notified those still under the yoke of slavery that they were free.  This was two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Friday, June 16

2:00pm – 5:00pm

Rainier Beach Community Center

8825 Rainier Avenue South

A community event focused on fellowship and empowerment
Fun for Youth and Families:

Performances, Food, Games, Prizes, and Resource Fair

Oct
14
Sat
2017
Parenting While Queer
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Parenting While Queer
Conversations with LGBTQ Parents About Identity and Family
Resource Fair & Panel Discussion
Saturday, Oct 14th at 2:00 PM
Plymouth Church Seattle
This event is bringing together parents from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum to share about their home lives–from navigating inquiries from curious strangers, to adventures in explaining how babies are made, to everyday tasks of teething and curfew negotiations. Camp Ten Trees will be tabling in the Resource Fair from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, with other community groups and family organizations.
A Panel Discussion begins at 3:00 PM.
Complimentary Childcare will be offered at this event.
To get tickets or for more information click here
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.