Washington | Oregon’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Wednesday - April 14

The latest local Seattle/Tacoma/Portland/Spokane area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

What Can States Do to Improve Reading Instruction?

.@KateAronoff (livestream) How Capitalism Broke the Planet and How We Fight Back. Tuesday, April 27 at 7:30PM pt. @ElliottBayBooks @BoldTypeBooks

Marlon Peterson with @Moore_Darnell (livestream) An Abolitionist’s Freedom Song. Friday, April 23 at 7:30PM pt. @BoldTypeBooks @EstelitasLib

A restorative backpacking trip along the Dosewallips River in the summer of 2020 is just one the reasons Matt Martinez has chosen to match other hikers' donations to WTA on #GiveBIG this year:

Can the Clubhouse app be advantageous for your nonprofit? Via @hootsuite

.@morris_pearl and @EricaPayneAP (livestream) The Patriotic Millionaires Explore the Rigging of The US Economy. Tomorrow at 7:30PM pt. @PatrioticMills @ElliottBayBooks @thenewpress

On this date in 1974, Come and Get Your Love by Redbone peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Top 100 chart.

We’re tuning in next week for the free premiere of #UnsavoryTimesFilm – a 30-min documentary about one Portland restaurant and their fight to stay open during #COVID19. You'll have a chance to make a donation to OFB during the event.⁠

Register here:

“The policy is on point,” Stacy Chamberlain, executive director of AFSCME in Oregon said. “Obviously, we don’t want to see kids of color expelled from school. But if this is a priority, then we need to see the funding attached to that.” #ORLEG #ORPOL

Interested about teaching your children about the importance of clean water in our community? Join the virtual Children's Clean Water Festival, a free, all-day environmental education event that engages local kids. To learn more or to RSVP, go to

Felecia is a mother, wife & homeowner. She also carries the baggage of 3 felonies. Felecia recently testified in support of SB 397, @CleanSlateOR, which would open new doors for ppl with criminal records.
Read more about the bill & Felecia:
#orleg #orpol

It's MESA Week! Tune into the @PLUNEWS YouTube page NOW to watch students from Hudloff, Lochburn and Thomas middle schools compete against each other and students from other schools in the South Puget Sound region in fun and hands-on science activities!

.@naamnw presents It Takes a Village: Critical Thinking & The Cultivation of Your True Self with Dr. @CornelWest and Dr. @RalinaJoseph. Thursday, April 29 at 5:00PM pt.

We need a solution that recovers Snake River salmon.
We need a solution that prioritizes justice, climate resilience and clean energy solutions.
#MostEndangeredRivers #InvestInNorthwest

President Biden halted the closure of the #NationalArchives building in Seattle following the urging of #Northwesttribes and lawmakers

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