School District staff made a high priority, given Covid-19 vaccine by Tulalip Tribes by Micheal Rios

During the week of January 27, an incredible act of graciousness occurred as the Tulalip Tribes leadership chose to offer every single teacher and support staff of Marysville School District (MSD) an opportunity to circumvent Governor Inslee’s priority list and receive the potentially lifesaving Covid-19 vaccine. Continue reading

Leading National Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Call for Swift Confirmation of Congresswoman Debra Haaland as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

As the foremost national coalition of organizations dedicated to civil rights and racial justice, we call upon the United States Senate to swiftly confirm Congresswoman Debra Haaland as this country’s 54th Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) – and the first American Indian or Alaska Native to serve as a cabinet secretary in this nation’s history. Continue reading

Seattle Public Schools becomes first in state committed to phasing out fossil fuels by 2040

SEATTLE, WA – Feb 10, 2021 , The Board of Directors for Seattle Public Schools passed a resolution committing the School District to operate on 100% clean and renewable energy by 2040, which requires eliminating all use of fossil fuels in district electricity, heating, cooling, cooking, and transportation. Continue reading

Standing Rock Youth Council ask President Biden to shut down DAPL and Line 3 pipelines as they finish 93-mile run in protest

Standing Rock (February 9th, 2021)—The Standing Rock Youth Council completed a 93-mile relay run yesterday across the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, from Timber Lake to Cannonball River—the site of the historic #NoDAPL Oceti Sakowin camp from more than four years ago. Continue reading