Stand up for dignity / Letter to Whatcom County and Bellingham City Councils, Noisy Waters Northwest

NO HUMAN IS ILLEGAL FOR NWNW

October 11, 2017  Dena Jensen

Subject: Further perspective on ordinances to protect members of our undocumented immigrant community

Dear Whatcom County Council and Bellingham City Council:

I wrote to all of you last week regarding creating ordinances that would provide more protections for members of our undocumented immigrant community. I recently had a local government official share their perspective on that letter with me. In this case, it doesn’t matter who made the statements because I think portions of the perspective expressed to me were similar to those I have heard expressed at council meetings. Continue reading

Lawsuit Served on Bellingham, Mayor, and Police in Racial Profiling Case / Press Release, Latino Advocacy

Lelo serves lawsuit

Click on image to view video in the Bellingham Racial Justice Facebook Group

May 16, 2016  Latino Advocacy
For Immediate Release                                                      

Lawsuit Served on Bellingham, Mayor, and Police in Racial Profiling Case
The community joins to highlight BPD’s racial profiling against Latinos, collaboration with immigration officials Continue reading

Citizens: BPD dismissive of people of color / NorthwestCitizen, Ralph Schwartz

Junga Subedar of the Whatcom Civil Rights Project, left, hands crime reports to Detective Caryn Queen, center, and Detective Sgt. Claudia Murphy, right, Tuesday, April 26, inside the Bellingham Police Department lobby.

 

Tue, Apr 26, 2016, 7:04 pm  Ralph Schwartz

Saying the police failed to investigate assaults against protesters who marched in downtown Bellingham two months earlier, a group of citizens turned in their own crime reports on Tuesday, April 26, to the Bellingham Police Department.

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