Stories with 'community' tag

Ignite Seattle #37

Ignite Seattle is the largest open submission public speaking event in the Pacific Northwest. 3 to 4 times a year, one of the greatest audiences in the world gathers to hear interesting people tell interesting stories. Each speaker gets 20 slides, for 15 seconds each, to share a passion for 5 minutes – it’s an […]

/ September 16, 2018

Foundation’s Intro to Gluten Free Baking with Phebe from Nuflours

Foundation is really excited to be partnering with Nuflours Bakery to create an amazing night of learning, connection, and baking (and eating) delicious gluten free treats!! Are you intimidated by baking gluten free? Join Phebe Rossi, Founder of Nuflours Bakery on 15th Ave E. in Capitol Hill for a hands-on gluten free baking experience. Phebe […]

/ August 20, 2018

Women on the Verge

A highlight of the festival, these beautifully crafted and insightful short films made by and about womxn reveal are a testament to the power and importance womxn’s stories to cultivate empathy and inspire change. Featuring: UNBUCKLED (Tessa Ribitsch,Portland, OR, 2017 10 min) A young woman goes to the gynecologist to have an IUD inserted. But […]

/ September 13, 2018

Chronic Means Forever

Kadazia Allen-Perry’s autobiographical documentary follows her struggle against cystic fibrosis. At one point jubilantly declaring herself an “alien,” she reflects on the complexity of growing up as a black woman condemned to a chronic illness. Sparing none of the chronic pain that characterizes the filmmaker’s life, Chronic Means Forever is radical, committing itself to an […]

/ September 13, 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

Foundation’s A Tea Party: An Interactive Cupping Experience

Let’s venture into the mystical world of tea together!! This unique interactive cupping experience, partnered with Steven Smith Teamaker, one of the finest creators of fine tea in the world, will guide us through a wonderful palate adventure! We’ll begin with a brief introduction on Camellia Sinensis (the tea plant), as well as an overview of […]

/ August 21, 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

Foundation’s Black Women in History Trivia Night

We are so proud and honored to be able to partner with the African Women Business Alliance to present to you Black Women in History Trivia Night. There will be rounds focused on black women from Seattle’s history, black women in business, and much more. Founded by Nourah Yonous, the African Women Business Alliance provides […]

/ July 31, 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

MIPoPS Presents the Films of Vi Hilbert

Vi Hilbert (1918-2008) was a member and noted elder of the Upper Skagit tribe, as well as a teacher storyteller, publisher and public speaker. Her commitment to preserving Lushootseed language and literature is largely responsible for the renaissance of interest in Lushootseed culture and the growth of tribal language programs all over western Washington. Together […]

/ September 13, 2018