Stories with 'activism' tag

Catalysts: An Evening of Transformative Change

Seattle is a city on the rise, full of change and innovations for the future. Vulcan, WeWork, and The Evergrey are proud to present a transformative evening with Seattle’s Catalysts. We invite you to join us and celebrate the changing face of Seattle and the catalysts creating it — think innovators for equality and change, both for-profit and non-profit leaders looking to better the communities they are in.

/ March 5, 2019


Screenprinting Work Party for the 2019 Womxn’s March

Screenprinting Work Party supporting the Womxn’s March Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 10 am – 2 pm Pratt Fine Arts Center Print Studio 1905 S. Main St, Seattle, WA 98144 Yellow building at the corner of 20th Ave S. and S. Main St. Join artist Claire Jauregui and Seattle Print Arts for a Screenprinting Work Party  on Saturday, January […]

/ December 13, 2018


Civic Boot Camp: Civil Rights, Then & Now, Oct. 19th

Discover How Civil Rights History Has Shaped the Present Explore the legacy of the civil rights movement in the Central District and learn how you can exercise your civil rights today. Register for October 5th. Pricing $250 – Single ticket (includes breakfast and afternoon snacks and full lunch) To encourage connections across political, cultural and economic boundaries, […]

/ September 6, 2018


Civic Boot Camp: Civil Rights, Then & Now, Oct. 5th

Discover How Civil Rights History Has Shaped the Present Explore the legacy of the civil rights movement in the Central District and learn how you can exercise your civil rights today. Register for October 19th. Pricing $250 – Single ticket (includes breakfast and afternoon snacks and full lunch) To encourage connections across political, cultural and economic boundaries, […]

/ September 6, 2018


Shaping Stories, Building Power – Workshop

Taught by juror paige watkins! Detroit Narrative Agency (DNA) is incubating quality and compelling stories that will shift the dominant narratives about Detroit towards liberation and justice. The current fellowship program is supporting a cohort of Black and people of color filmmakers in Detroit to develop short films and accompanying community impact strategies. In this […]

/ September 13, 2018


Ramps to Nowhere

Many Seattleites are familiar with the so-called “ramps to nowhere” in the Washington Park Arboretum, but their story is seldom told.   Minda Martin’s fascinating documentary tells the story of the successful grassroots movement in the late 1960s and the freeway revolt that stopped partially and fully funded freeways such as the R.H. Thompson Expressway […]

/ September 13, 2018


The Rankin File: Legacy of a Radical

Harry Rankin (1920-2002) maddened comrades and combatants alike. To those who shared his socialist beliefs, the Vancouver labor and criminal, city councilor, and mayoral candidate could be acerbic, hectoring, and incorrigible. And yet even his ideological adversaries could not help but respect the tenacity of his fight for affordable housing and equal rights. Rankin’s passion […]

/ September 13, 2018


Letters From Home

The subjects of these documentaries live across the world from each other. Yet no matter where they call home, the ways in which they are deeply affected by the economic, environmental, and historic realities of the lands they live in illuminates the many shared challenges we face in our modern world. Featuring: The Eldest Son […]

/ September 13, 2018


The Conversations

Paul Jackson’s new film is a  a series of one-on-one conversations with activists and leaders from marginalized communities about some of the most relevant issues facing working class Seattleites at this very moment: healthcare, housing, representation in city government, and homelessness. What emerges is a mosaic of Seattle’s past, present, and possible future

/ September 13, 2018


Conscious Cartoons International Animation Festival

Spend a day or a weekend at beautiful Vashon Island for three days of outstanding animated shorts from around the world, many award-winning with socially conscious, humanistic themes. The festival aims to open eyes, hearts, and minds through the uniquely transcendent medium of animation.

/ July 11, 2018