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Resilience at the Crossroads of Race and Climate Justice

Jul 5, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Resilience at the Crossroads of Race & Climate Justice
Sunday, July 5th 3-6 PM
Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center


Come discuss the state and structural violence which occurs because of environmental racism and how building an intersectional movement led by frontline communities is necessary

It is the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, with numerous harmful and unjust results that occur when government doesn’t resource or support climate vulnerable communities, especially working class black and brown communities. Utilizing art, stories, and dance, we will begin to dissect the many ways people of color can begin to heal from the trauma when facing environmental racism and continue to build resiliency.

• Métis fiddlers: Montana Shorty
• Larry Campbell, Swinomish
• Jacqueline Patterson, NAACP National Director of Environmental Justice
• Cordillera Human Rights Alliance
• Pinay Choir of Gabriela Seattle
• Idle No More Washington
• Visual and Performance Artists

If you’re a visual artist completing work around race & climate justice, you’re invited to collaborate with us by exhibiting your work for sale. See below! Application deadline June 28th.

Co-Organized by:
• Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas
• Got Green?
• Race and Climate Justice
• United Indians of All Tribes Foundation at Daybreak Star

• Bayan USA PNW
• Communities of Color for Climate Justice
• Community Coalition for Global Justice Alliance
• Central Coop
• Sierra Club
• Power Past Coal Campaign
• Puget Sound Sage
• Social Justice Fund NW
• Seattle Tilth
• Whidbey Island Institute
• Environmental Professionals of Color (EPOC)
• City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment
• Washington Environmental Council
• Equity Matters
• ForestEthics
• Sightline
• 350 Seattle
• UFCW Local 21
• Rising Tide Seattle
• Western WA Fellowship of Reconciliation

If your group would like to be a co-sponsor and have a table, please write info@unitedindians.org (sliding scale).

Thanks to the League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County for volunteering to help with voter registration.

This is a free event and we will be asking for donations to go towards the local NAACP for climate work, honorariums, food, facilities and other costs of the event.

• Self-organizing ride-share: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1DH_eWK7Pwdd0VPYGKkpS6w-a5KpOAdjjA-DRHnaYiHs/edit?pli=1#gid=0
• Metro bus #33 to Discovery Park (+10-15 min. walk) http://metro.kingcounty.gov/schedules/033/n2.html
• Printable map with directions http://www.unitedindians.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Map-Directions.jpg
• Depending on when you arrive, parking can be a bit of a walk away, so consider biking or bike + bus from the Rapid Ride
• Arrive early and enjoy a hike in the park before the event.

Artist Call:
• Application due by email June 28
• Submit 2 JPEGS to Klove4art@gmail.com
• Pieces no larger than 40″x 40″
• Work must be for sale
• Place in Subject Line: Resilience 2015 Attention: Carol
• Selected artists feel free to bring business cards, prints, marketing materials


Jul 5, 2015
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center
5011 Bernie Whitebear Way
Seattle, WA 98199 United States
(206) 285-4425

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