Indigenous Peoples Day: Together We Rise, Resist, Reclaim by Michael Rios

For the seventh consecutive year, the greater-Seattle area and its thousands of Native citizens will proudly celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Replacing the former misbegotten holiday dedicated to a slave trader and lost Italian navigator, the commemorative day to honor the past, present and future of Indigenous cultures takes place annually on the second Monday in October. Continue reading

Divest from Racism, Invest in Justice

There is no human right more fundamental than the right to live. We stand in solidarity with all those who are demanding justice for the killing of Black people like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, and the countless other lives that have been ended at the hands of police and white supremacists. Continue reading