For those of you who attended our Roadmap to Recovery event last week on immigration, a quick update that the Supreme Court ruled this morning that the administrations’ attempt to end DACA protections is unlawful.
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- Amazon, Twitter and Square are just a few of the companies that have publicly committed to observing Juneteenth.
- Apple committed $100M to its racial equity and justice initiative.
- Facebook will allow users to turn off political ads and has launched a voting info hub.
- Founders Unfound is a podcast that aims to circumvent racial bias in tech using personal stories.
- Geekwire convened local leaders to share ways tech can make lasting systemic change to end racism in the industry.
- Kauffman Fellows is diversifying its board.
- Microsoft stopped selling facial recognition software to police.
- New Tech Northwest compiled a racial justice resource guide.
- Google laid out a plan to become a more diverse company, starting at the top.
- Take action in observance of Juneteenth.
- Learn — workshops for white people in support of the Black Lives Movement
- Set reminders — to help keep yourself accountable to the commitments you’ve made in support of Black lives.
- Pitch — apply to Business Impact NW’s Impact Pitch.
- Volunteer to transcribe historical documents online.
- Send a Postcard from Isolation.
- King County is applying for phase two of reopening.
- King County Public Health declared racism a public health crisis.
- Canada, US and Mexico border restrictions have been extended to July 21.
- What’s really happening in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest?
- The abandoned fire house on 23rd Avenue S. and E. Yesler Way will become a new cultural innovation center to boost Black-owned businesses.
Hear from Regan Pro, Seattle Art Museum’s Deputy Director of Education & Public Engagement about the pandemic’s impact on local arts organizations.
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