White LGBTQIA+ Solidarity With Black Power!

No Pride in Genocide: White LGBTQIA+ Solidarity with Black Power Building the movement of white LGBTQIA+ people who stand in solidarity with the black community’s struggle for justice and power. Unity through reparations! This is an Uhuru Solidarity Movement speaking event for white LGBTQIA+ identified folks to learn about solidarity as defined by the African […]
Jun 17, 2019

9 movies at SIFF 2019 that address social justice

It can be overwhelming to decide what to see at SIFF. To help you get started, The Seattle Globalist is spotlighting films that we're looking forward to that address social issues.
May 22, 2019

Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Noelle LaCharite

Noelle LaCharite, who specializes in conversational artificial intelligence, has been a long-time advocate for women’s advancement in the tech industry.
Mar 5, 2019

Intiman Theatre sheds debt as it focuses on social justice

The Intiman Theater has focused in recent years on issues of justice and inequity both nationally and locally —  and now has retired the $2.7 million in debts that nearly crushed it.
Jan 28, 2019

The Anatomy of Prejudice: Jane Elliott To Teach Her World Renowned Approach in Seattle

Jane Elliott, anti-racism pioneer, activist, and educator, will lead her interactive presentation on “The Anatomy of Prejudice” in Seattle this December 1. Gain valuable insights and tools designed to help eliminate racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia and ethnocentrism Ms. Elliott, an internationally known teacher and trainer and recipient of the National Mental Health Association Award for […]
Dec 1, 2018

Youth Empowerment Summit marks 50-year anniversary of Seattle Black Panthers

Students look at yesterday, today and tomorrow at Black Panther-sponsored Youth Empowerment Summit.
Nov 13, 2018

Women Can Save The World – Fall Forum Series

3rd in FSP’s Fall Forum Series WOMEN Can Save the World • The 21st century rise of working women • What does it mean to be socialist feminist? • What about men? Speaker: Guerry Hoddersen Feminist and civil rights veteran who collaborates with women revolutionaries in Latin America. Affirmative action advocate and co-founder of United […]
Oct 27, 2018

Seattle’s communities of color lack trees

While Seattle aims for a goal of 30 percent urban tree coverage, the Chinatown-International District neighborhood has lagged behind other neighborhoods in getting trees.
Apr 26, 2018

Two sixth-graders performing national anthem take a knee at Mariners’ game

One of the girls says that she was showing support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Apr 4, 2018

Who Profits from Philanthropy?

Join us for an interactive and educational event on alternatives to big philanthropy! Speakers will include representatives of CAGJ, Social Justice Fund NW, Resource Generation, and Thousand Currents. SPEAKERS: Burke Stansbury – Social Justice Fund Simone Adler – Community Alliance for Global Justice/AGRA Watch Ruth Sawyer – Resource Generation Rajiv Khanna – Thousand Currents Emma […]
Mar 13, 2018
Stephanie Ung. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

Stephanie Ung’s passion for environmental education and social justice can be traced to a moment when she was sixteen

"Why are more people not alarmed that our planet is warming, affecting virtually every ecological process that maintains life as we know it?"
Mar 26, 2016
Chairs at Eckstein Middle School. (Photo from Flickr by Cory Doctorow)

Why we need to save social justice teaching

Following the ouster from Seattle Public School of teachers who emphasize social justice, educators and allies look for ways to fight back.
Jan 21, 2016