Applications are due at 12pm on Friday, May 6. If you have any questions or would like support filling out this application, please contact Community Facilitator Denechia Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.428.1986.
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We are looking for:
1. LGBTQ+ community members age 16 & up who are committed to anti-oppression & anti-racist values2. A commitment of six months3. Ability to volunteer 5-7 hours a month4. Ability to attend orientation, workshops & trainings (some exceptions allowed)5. An open mind and a willingness to learn
MANDATORY DATES (all Saturdays except orientation)Wednesday, May 11, 6-8pm - Orientation
May 21, 10am-3pm - Training: LGBTQ+ Economic Justice & Seattle labor standardsWorkshop: Intro to Allyship's Storytelling Project
June 4, 10am-3pm - Training: LGBTQ+ housing equity & safety/What are the HALA recommendations & why are they important to LGBTQ+ low-income communities?Workshop: Speaking in Public/Speaking to the Media
July 16, 10am-3pm - Training: How does LGBTQ+ housing equity impact LGBTQ+ homelessness?/2016 Housing Levy - Why is it important to LGBTQ low-income communities?Workshop: What is grassroots advocacy & how to talk to elected officials
August 20, 10am- 3pm - Training: What is LGBTQ+ equitable development? History of housing in Seattle from a race and LGBTQ+ perspective.Workshop: What is a community-based research project and why is it important to LGBTQ+ marginalized communities?
September 10, 10am-3pm - Training & workshop TBA
October 22, 10am-3pm - Training: What is rent control and why is important to LGBTQ+ communities?Workshop: How to organize a direct action & why actions are important to achieve advocacy goals
OTHER DATESTuesday, August 23 - Game night/PotluckWednesday, November 2 - Graduation celebration