Racial Justice is Climate Justice

Different teams at 350 Seattle host guest speakers to help us draw the connections between climate campaigns and movements for racial justice. A four-part series. 

These webinars have closed captioning. Click HERE for a recording of the call, along with recommended resources and reading materials. 

Part 1 : Speaker Dean Spade (Seattle University School of Law) on Prison Abolition


Part 2: Nikkita Oliver, Jerrell Davis and Oloth Insyxiengmay (Decriminalize Seattle) on Defunding Police


Part 3: Fate Syewoangnuan & Maya Garfinkel (Be: Seattle) on Affordable Housing

Part 4: Speakers from Tacoma LNG Resistance on Environmental Injustice


Other Recent 350 Seattle Trainings


Demystifying Jail and Legal Support — For anyone demonstrating in the streets during the double pandemic of COVID and racism, there is always a possibility of being arrested. It’s important to understand your rights and have a legal and jail support plan.

Editing and Ethics —  Webinar tutorial on in-phone video editing (Adobe Rush) and the ethics of protest photography
How Movements Can and Do WinAn interactive webinar that explores how we can learn from past movements to effectively build power and address our current historical moment.

De-Escalation & Peacekeeping TrainingAn opportunity to skill-up in de-escalation techniques and learn some of the roles for actions that will continue to be part of our efforts.

Intro to Security CultureThis training highlighted the difficulty of covering this material in an hour. We expect to host a longer version of the training soon, and we may post a pre-recorded webinar version here too!

Protest Safety — How to Keep Yourself and Your Comrades Safe in the Streets
Ancestral Waters — Panel discussion of 2019 Water Protectors documentary about the Puyallup’s fight against the Tacoma LNG plant, which continues to this day.