NYC police riots against Occupy Wall Street protesters are comparable to the violent response by regimes in Syria and Iran to the Arab Spring.
Five members of SAFE (Standing Against Foreclosure & Eviction) were arrested Tuesday at a downtown Seattle branch of Wells Fargo as they protested the imminent eviction of Jeremy Griffin from his South Park home. While sitting in the bank’s lobby, the five chanted “We Shall Not Be Moved” and read a letter from Mr. Griffin […]
We banned the box! On June 10th, Seattle City Council voted unanimously to pass the Jobs Assistance Ordinance. With it’s passage, employers in Seattle can no longer ask about criminal history on a job application or reference criminal history in advertising. This law will give thousands of people with a criminal record a second chance […]
What: Localize This! 2013 is Backbone Campaign’s 5th Annual Cross-Movement Artful Activism, Strategy, Creative Tactics & Community Organizing Intensive Training Camp! When: July 31st – August 5th, 2013 (See daily offerings below) Register for one day or more days HERE Where: BEAUTIFUL Vashon Island, WA (15 min. Ferry from Seattle) Suggested contribution: Per day $25-$50 […]