These organizations and individuals will be participating on panels and/or leading workshops for SRC 2018.
350 Seattle works around the clock to influence the political, business, and social realities of our era in the hope of preserving a livable world. 350 Seattle believes their most important task is building and inspiring the movement, because only a movement can bring about the profound change we need, as quickly as we need it to.
Beverly Naidus is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and an Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at University of Washington Tacoma. While developing an innovative studio arts curriculum she has been creating interactive installations, digital projects, artist books and narrative and conceptual drawings for over three decades.
The Bramble Project is focused on socially responsible development and believes that the power of real estate developers can be better utilized in collaboration with the communities that developers serve.
CAR-W is a group of white people in the Seattle area working to undo institutional racism and white privilege through education and organizing in white communities and active support of anti-racist, people of color-led organizations. CAR-W supports the self-determination of people of color, honors their leadership and is accountable to people of color-led organizations.
ARTS Cultural Space program exists to preserve, create and activate cultural square footage in the city of Seattle; to work with artists and arts organizations to strengthen their role in charting the future of their creative spaces; and to work with developers and builders to incorporate arts and culture into new projects.
End the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC)
EPIC is a community group working to stop the construction of the proposed new youth jail in King County, Washington. EPIC operates with staff support from American Friends Service Committee and includes members of Youth Undoing Institutional Racism, the People’s Institute Northwest and the community at-large.
European Dissent is a national network of white anti-racist organizers who work in accountability with the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, a national anti-racist organization with an office in the Pacific Northwest.
Front and Centered
Front and Centered (formerly Communities of Color for Climate Justice) is a statewide coalition of organizations and groups rooted in communities of color and people with lower incomes on the frontlines of economic and environmental change.
Got Green(Invited) organizes for environmental, racial, and economic justice as a South Seattle-based grassroots organization. Got Green works to ensure that the benefits of the green movement and green economy reach low income communities and communities of color.
Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions.
The Historic Central Area Arts & Cultural District (HCAACD)
The Central Area is a center of Seattle's African-American heritage and history. Through Arts & Culture, HCAACD is on a mission to preserve, sustain and create African & African American Legacy, Identity, Place & Culture within the Central District of Seattle.
Najja Morris is the Operations Advisor with the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) National Support Bureau. Ms. Morris focuses on anti-racist movement building using the tool of “Harm Reduction”.
Northwest Detention Center Resistance (NWDC Resistance)
NWDC Resistance(Invited) is a grassroots movement that works to end the detention of immigrants and stop all deportations. Under the umbrella of the national #Not1More campaign, NWDC Resistance supports and follows the leadership of those detained at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington demanding better treatment and conditions and the stop to all deportations.
Rosetta Lee is a teacher and outreach specialist at Seattle Girls School. Ms. Lee speaker, trainer on issues including cross cultural communication, identity development, prejudice reduction and coalition building. She focuses on anti-racist movement building within the formal and informal structures of K-12 public and independent schools.
Seattle Artist Coalition for Equitable Development
Seattle Artist Coalition for Equitable Development is advancing creative solutions to reclaiming land, space, & agency in the physical & economic development processes acting on cultural communities.
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS)
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) manages the city's public art program, cultural partnerships grant programs, the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, and The Creative Advantage initiative in the effort to foster a city driven by creativity that provides the opportunity for everyone to engage in diverse arts and cultural experiences.
Inspired by nature, The Sierra Club works together to protect our communities and the planet. As America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, Sierra Club is involved in environmental education, conservation, and political issues.
Steve Sneed, Managing Artistic Director, Cultural programs at Seattle Center and manage a series of Cultural Festivals, called Festal, held at Seattle Center. Steed believes the festivals are finding ways of adapting into the age of equity, as opposed to just diversity he is also a co-chair of the Historic Central Area Arts & Cultural District.
United To End Racism
United to End Racism (UER) is a group of people of all ages and backgrounds, in many different countries, who are dedicated to eliminating racism in the world. The main work of UER is to illuminate the damage done to individuals by racism and to undo this damage on an individual basis.