The Chinese-Black Racial Divide: Regarding Peter Liang & Police Brutality (July 9th)



From PARISOL/Pacific Rim Solidarity Network:

Join us for a discussion regarding NYPD Police Officer Peter Liang, police brutality and racism with the Chinese American experience.

How does Chinese American History help define our relationship to racism?

What is the Chinese American experience with police brutality?

How do we deal with anti-blackness in the Chinese community?

Cantonese, Mandarin, English – light snacks – wheelchair accessible

Saturday, July 9th 1pm-4pm

Bethany United Church of Christ

6230 Beacon Avenue South, 98108

For the event page, click here:

For the joint statement from Pacific Rim Solidarity Network and Seattle Black Book Club on Peter Liang in English, click here:

For a translation of the joint statement in Chinese, click here:

For more about Pacific Rim Solidarity Network, click here: and here:

For more about the Seattle Black Book Club, click here:

4 Años de Lucha: Marcha Por Un Contrato Justo (Julio 11)



Dear Community,

Familias Unidas por la Justicia would like to invite you to join us and attend 4 Years of Struggle: March For A Fair Contract (4 Años de Lucha: Marcha Por Un Contrato Justo). As we enter into berry season, our fight for a union contract at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm is at a critical juncture. Now more than ever we need community support and presence.

Join us on July 11th for the 4 year anniversary of FUJ’s historic formation and help celebrate the movement for farmworker justice.

Where: Gather in the parking lot at the corner of Cook Rd and Old Highway 99 in Burlington, WA. From there we will march (1.5 miles) to the Sakuma Bros. Farm Processing Plant for a short rally featuring FUJ members and supporters.

When July 11th @ 3:30pm

What to Bring: Signs, banners, bullhorns, and as many people as possible!


Help spread the word. Invite Friends, Family, and other community organizations. Share the flyer and the Facebook event for the march. Feel free to adapt the language in this message for newsletter blurbs, event calendars and social media.

For Questions please feel free to email Edgar at

For the event page, click here:

For information on the Sakuma Boycott, click here:

For information on Familias Unidas por la Justicia, click here:

For a perspective on FUJ and resistance to binary gender, click here (trigger warning not available):