The Colors of Green: Jill Mangaliman

Jill Mangaliman speaks on the community power that is at the heart of resilience in the face of environmental instability.
Dec 31, 2018

Environmental justice at center of carbon fee initiative

Backers of Initiative 1631 say it was important to address the needs of the people most affected by pollution — who often are communities of color and low-income communities.
Aug 23, 2018

Opinion: Tackling Seattle housing crisis requires cleanup of city’s toxic sites

The state should keep funding a program that can help clean up polluted sites so they can be redeveloped for housing, two Seattle organizations say.
Jun 22, 2017

Seattle soda tax to fund education, nutrition programs

Funds from the tax will go towards education and making healthy food more accessible to low-income communities.
Jun 7, 2017

Environmental groups split over racial, economic equity in I-732

Groups supporting climate justice are on opposite sides over I-732. Would it hurt or help families of color who are most affected by climate change?
Oct 10, 2016
Sleep Steady performs at the 6th Annual Block Party at the Station coffeehouse in Beacon Hill. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

What you missed at the Block Party at the Station

The block party at The Station Coffeehouse on Saturday was a breath of fresh air in a city with increasingly inaccessible public festivals.
Jun 20, 2016

Top 5 things to do in Seattle this March

Tons of Globalist-y things to do in Seattle this month, from International Women's Day events, to the Black to the Future Hackathon and a nerve-wracking Spelling Bee!
Mar 2, 2016
Citizens gathered outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma in the dawn hours to blockade busses with deportees from leaving. (Photo by Angelica Chazaro)

Why gender and climate justice are inextricable

What does immigrant detainment have to do with gender and climate justice? More than you think.
Oct 13, 2015
Photographer Carlos Barria holds up a print of a photograph he took after Hurricane Katrina in the same location 10 years later. The storm was early evidence of how climate change disproportionately impacts the poor and people of color. (Photo from REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

Climate Justice coalition links poverty with environment woes

Members of “Communities of Color for Climate Justice” are flipping the stereotype of the Seattle environmentalist on its head.
Aug 28, 2015
Pope Francis called out rich countries last week for driving climate change that will disprportionately impact the world's poor. (REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito)

Like the Pope says, climate change in Seattle will impact the poor most

A new community-based research project aims to demonstrate how poor people in South Seattle will disproportionally be impacted by climate change.
Jun 27, 2015