Today is International Girls in Information and Telecommunication Technologies Day, learn more by visiting UN Women on Twitter.
May 1st welcomes the beginning of Asian Pacific Heritage Month and Jewish American Heritage Month which is awesome. May the Fourth be with you, we hope it’s a good one … and to all of our pals across the pond and around the world happy International Workers’ Day. Power to the people! ✊
Tech for Good Updates
- Seattle entrepreneur and tech veteran Jonathan Sposato launches ‘JoySauce’ to spotlight American Asian talent
- Twitter, Airbnb, Reddit, and over 350 companies come out in support of national paid leave
- How Amazon supports new parents easing back to work on their own terms
- Verizon raised the minimum wage of its new and existing customer service, retail, and inside sales employees to $20 an hour.
Individual Actions & Distractions
- Attend the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration at the Seattle Center on May 1st
- Learn about May Day and how it’s not just a creepy Midsommar event
- Share your story to be featured in Seattle Histories Project
- Join the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board
- Support a healthy diet by learning how to decode food labels and shop wisely
- Celebrate that Indonesia is banning palm oil exports