What about that civilian oversight? / Noisy Waters Northwest

Click the graphic to access the April 22, 2019 Regular Bellingham City Council meeting discussion of the safe space program

May 12, 2019 Dena Jensen

Community members continue to show up weekly to call on our local government agencies to engage with members of the immigrant community, of all statuses, to reduce and hopefully put an end to, the daily fear and apprehension that they endure living under the Trump administration, not to mention the profiling and mistreatment numerous individuals experience at the hands of local officials. 

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Bellingham: The City of Insidious Discrimination / Noisy Waters Northwest

February 23, 2017  Dena Jensen

Monday February 19, 2018 was the one year anniversary of the Dignity Vigils in Bellingham, where community members have been gathering to stand in solidarity with undocumented and immigrant families and people as well as joining to stand against law enforcement and federal immigration collaboration which leads to deportation. These weekly events, part of the Keep Bellingham Families Working campaign, have been occurring every Monday during the lunch hour in front of civic buildings downtown, and often on Monday evenings at the WTA station on Railroad Avenue. Continue reading

Netwar at Cherry Point, White Power on the Salish Sea / The Wrong Kind of Green, Jay Taber

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April 5, 2016  Dena Jensen

In his report, “Netwar at Cherry Point, White Power on the Salish Sea,” Jay Taber, associate scholar of the Center for World Indigenous Studies and administrative director of the Public Good Project, presents a detailed and important accounting of three years of research on matters related to the Anti-Indian movement in Whatcom County, Washington.  Continue reading