Lets Talk Positive Action Olympia!
This page provides information on "Let's Talk Positive Action" events. We create an Open Space to support uncontrolled pollination among community organizations in South Sound.
February 11, 2017 Open Space
Report: PDF of Report Spreadsheet
May, 2017 Open Space
To Be Announced
The following organizations, institutions and resources have been identified at previous meetings as mechanisms for citizens to act directly in concert with others to rebuke the efforts of the Trump faction, and increase the social, political, economic and ecological integrity of our communities, state and nation.
Groups working directly on social integrity:
- CIELO - Centro Integral Educativo Latino de Olympia
- SURJ Olympia - Show Up for Racial Justice
- Olympia Village Builders
- Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County
- Black Alliance of Thurston County
- Planned Parenthood
- National Alliance on Mental Illness - Thurston/Mason
- Veterans For Peace - Rachel Corrie Chapter 109
- Washington Community Action Network - statewide group focused on health care, immigrant rights, economic justice, racial justice, and small businesses.
Groups involved in legislative politics and elections:
- Legislative Academy - free lectures about engaging representative government.
- Thurston County Democrats - you've heard of these folks
- MoveOn Olympia (facebook)
- Thurston County Progressives (facebook)
- Our Revolution Thurston County (Bernie Sanders Group)(facebook)
- Indivisible Thurston County (facebook)
- Washington Education Association - advocacy for public schools and employees
- Washington State Budget and Policy Center - State think tank that does research on budget and policy issues.
- Washington Engage - advocacy against human trafficking for sex and labor
- Faith Action Network - interfaith network for legislative advocacy
- National Popular Vote - group pushing for end to electoral college
Groups working on economic integrity
- Enterprise for Equity - business training for low-income
- Black Hills Audubon Society
- Olympia Coalition for Ecosystem Preservation
- NW EcoBuilding Guild - South Sound
- VETS CAFE - Veterans Entrepreneurial Training and Studies in Conservation Agriculture, Forestry, and Ecology
- Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
- Washington Environmental Council
International assistance groups with local leadership:
Other civil society institutions that may need support
- Thurston Talk
- The Olympian