Stories with 'social justice' tag

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


Van Jones

Van Jones is a social entrepreneur, CNN political contributor, and host of The Van Jones Show on CNN. Famous for his heartfelt election night coverage, Jones showed up as “the voice of reason” for people in red and blue states throughout the volatile 2016 political season.

/ August 14, 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


“If you’re here, you’re here with intention”: Why this Seattleite opened a social justice library

Founder Edwin Lindo hopes Estelita’s Library will serve as a refuge and resource for locals wanting to talk about challenging topics.

/ May 18, 2018


How Data & Tech Can Advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Chief Information and Technology Officer, Atefeh Riazi, will be in Seattle to talk about how data and technology can help advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Ms. Riazi recognizes the critical role that innovative ideas and technology will play in helping improve the overall work of the UN in international peace and security, human rights, international […]

/ April 19, 2018


Global Washington 2017 Annual Conference

Global Washington’s annual conference gathers top international development practitioners, business executives, corporate social responsibility leaders, academic researchers, philanthropists and others who are seeking ways to tackle immense challenges in order to create a more equitable, healthy, and prosperous world. This year’s conference theme is Renewing Global Leadership. Conference sessions will highlight the economic, political and cultural impact […]

/ August 11, 2017


Your favorite Seattle businesses: Fighting for equity at The Station

In honor of National Small Business Week, we visited local businesses with people who told us they love them. Priya Frank picked The Station on Beacon Hill because ‘they’re not afraid to challenge inequity.’

/ May 3, 2017