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Why Pramila Jayapal boycotted the inauguration to meet with immigrants in her district

Why Pramila Jayapal boycotted the inauguration to meet with immigrants in her district

Chetanya Robinson January 20, 2017 0

Early in January, Pramila Jayapal—Seattle’s newly-elected Congressional representative—decided she wouldn’t attend Donald Trump’s inauguration, and would instead meet with immigrants and immigrant advocates in her district. “I recognize that President-elect Trump will be sworn

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Womxn’s March on Seattle: 50,000 expected to pass through Chinatown International District

Womxn’s March on Seattle: 50,000 expected to pass through Chinatown International District

The International Examiner January 20, 2017 0

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Seattle will march in solidarity with the national Women’s March on Washington D.C. The Womxn’s March on Seattle invites people of all gender identities, ethnicities, ages, abilities, religions, and

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Undocumented Immigrants: What does it mean for Seattle to be a sanctuary and welcoming city?

Undocumented Immigrants: What does it mean for Seattle to be a sanctuary and welcoming city?

Alia Marsha January 20, 2017 0

Following the election of Donald Trump, Mayor Ed Murray announced that Seattle will continue to be a “sanctuary city.” The term “sanctuary city,” which has no legal definition, usually means that local police will

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Honest Elections Initative: Democracy vouchers in mailboxes this month

Honest Elections Initative: Democracy vouchers in mailboxes this month

Kamna Shastri January 19, 2017 0

Since January 3, the City of Seattle has been sending out democracy vouchers to all eligible city residents. Every envelope has four vouchers, each with a $25 value for a grand total of $100

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Fish for the American Dream: Vietnamese American family shares the ohana spirit with Seattle at GoPoké

Fish for the American Dream: Vietnamese American family shares the ohana spirit with Seattle at GoPoké

Rhea Panela January 19, 2017 0

After almost two months of fighting to acquire the vacant space across from Hing Hay Park, six months of construction, and a little help from their wives for the interior design, GoPoké opened its

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Jayapal leads Westlake Square Rally to save Affordable Care Act

Jayapal leads Westlake Square Rally to save Affordable Care Act

Cliff Cawthon January 19, 2017 0

On Sunday, January 15, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) gathered in downtown’s Westlake Square to defend outgoing President Barack Obama’s signature health care legislation from being gutted by

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Estela Ortega: Communities must regroup as multiracial coalition

Estela Ortega: Communities must regroup as multiracial coalition

Alia Marsha January 18, 2017 0

Estela Ortega knows a thing or two about doing social justice work across racial and ethnic groups. Long before she became the executive director of El Centro de La Raza, she was a young

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Facing a Trump presidency, local organizations step up to protect immigrants and refugees

Facing a Trump presidency, local organizations step up to protect immigrants and refugees

Chetanya Robinson January 16, 2017 0

When Donald Trump is inaugurated as president on January 20, local organizations in Washington are ready to fight and advocate for authorized and undocumented immigrants, refugees, Muslims, and members of other minority groups that

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Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

New America Media January 15, 2017 0

By Anna Challet New America Media On Tuesday, former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao announced that she’s joining the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland as its new chief diversity and inclusion officer, as

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Susie Lee: Siren online dating app a game-changer

Susie Lee: Siren online dating app a game-changer

Alia Marsha January 10, 2017 0

If you are a woman, imagine a place where you are able to meet people online and feel that you are not subjected to overwhelming, unwanted male gaze. This is a world that Susie

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