2020 Community Forum to
Benefit Legal Voice
Power of Women: Breaking Barriers
By 1st Legislative District Democrats and
WA State Federation of Democratic Women, YOMAH Chapter
Event Held: Saturday, June 27, 2020
All event proceeds minus expenses will be donated to Legal Voice.
“Legal Voice is a progressive feminist organization using the power of the law to make change in the Northwest. We use that power structure to dismantle sexism and oppression, specifically advocating for our region’s most marginalized communities: women of color, lesbians, transgender and gender-nonconforming people, immigrants, people with disabilities, low-income women, and others affected by gender oppression and injustice.”
Topic: “Gender Based Violence: How We Are Affected and What We Can Do About It”
What can be done?
BECOME AN INFORMED ALLY.
CENTER BLACK WOMEN IN YOUR ADVOCACY.
SUPPORT ORGS THAT WORK ON BEHALF OF BLACK WOMEN LOCALLY.
Topic: “Sexism, Racism and the Holy War on Reproductive Freedom”
Ballot Title Challenges to R-90, R-91, and I-1698 (and work on campaigns)
Lawsuit against “The Church at Planned Parenthood”
Lawsuit protecting employees at UW Birth Defects Research Lab from harassment by David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress;
Lawsuits in AK and ID challenging laws preventing Advanced Practice Clinicians from providing abortion care;
Policy Advocacy to Expand Access to Reproductive Healthcare (and neutralize impact of religious refusals);
Initiative to exposing Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Legal Voice (litigation, policy advocacy, legal rights education) – www.legalvoice.org
SURGE (movement building) – https://www.surgereprojustice.org/
Safe Healthy Youth Washington (to protect sex ed law), 603 Stewart Street Suite 819, Seattle, WA 98101
Topic: “The ERA: Why we need it NOW”
Tiffany Wilk Chang
Topic: “Redistricting – Why it Matters”
To Do List:
Complete Census – Oct 31, 2020
Assist Others to Complete Census
Vote – Primaries + November 2020 & beyond
Attend a Speak Up School
Testify to Commission – June- Sept 2021
Slay the Dragon Movie Showing
June 30, 2020 06:00 PM
LWVWA Census & Redistricting Issue Chair
Topic: “Doing Epic Shit Without Apology”
Office of the Commissioner of Public Lands
Olympia, WA 98504-1000