Voices of 350 Seattle

Voices of 350 Seattle

Intertwined! Celebrate our roots and resolve.

Intertwined! Celebrate our roots and resolve.

We are all connected -- Intertwined!  Friday, November 17th. Centilia Cultural Center at El Centro de la Raza (View) 2524 16th Avenue South Doors at 7:45pm Program begins at 8:30pm Dancing from 10pm - midnight Dance performance by JASE - "Resilient Together". Inspired...

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Intersectionality and Trade Agreements

by Selden Prentice At 350 Seattle, we often use the term “intersectionality.” By that we mean that issues of climate are closely intertwined with issues of race, equality, poverty, worker rights, and immigrant rights, to name a few. The idea is that we can’t fully...

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Head, Heart, and Hurricanes

by Valerie Costa Six years ago, I lived in rural Vermont -- a good 150+ miles from the ocean. When the weather forecast said to prepare for Hurricane Irene, I ran out and bought a bottle of wine (in case the power went out!) and thought little of it. How bad could a...

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Why I was arrested outside of Chase Bank

by Lucas Vargas Zeppetello As May 8th turned into May 9th, I sat in a holding cell watching police officers shuffle papers and stride slowly through the booking facility of King County Jail. I had been there since the late afternoon, after being arrested outside a...

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Protect What You Love album coming!

We are getting closer to releasing 350 Seattle’s Protect What You Love compilation album! This album is a collaboration of PNW bands, artists, visual creators ,and graphic designers coming together to raise awareness around climate and social justice.The album is to...

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On Climate Change, Interconnectedness, & Tolerating Risk

by Emily Johnston. Cross-posted from the Climate Defense Project.  The Climate Defense Project is part of the legal team providing support to Emily and the other valve turners. ______ A certain kind of anxious question comes almost every time we give a...

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On Risk, Anxiety, & Reward

by Nicole Bradford Risk: On October 11, 2016, my husband Ben was among those supporting the 5 activists who shut down all five tar sands pipelines into the US in an action called #ShutItDown. Theirs was an unprecedented act of climate direct action, and the biggest...

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Battling Investment as Usual

by Robert Kaminski Sitting in the Pacific Building in the morning on March 9th, I learned an important lesson: high-powered decision-making is incredibly dreary. The halls of power (at least in Seattle) are lined with drywall and floored with shabby office carpet....

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Getting our Message Right: Thoughts for the Climate Activist…

by Andrew Kidde “If the climate were a bank, it would be saved by now.” For climate activists this dark humor holds a difficult truth. Climate change is a kind of threat people aren’t generally good at responding to. We respond promptly and consistently to imminent...

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