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Allyship Joins Labor Collaborative

Allyship is excited to have been awarded almost $25,000 from the Office of Labor Standards to reach Seattle LGBTQ low-wage workers and inform individuals on their workers’ rights. We are working in a coalition of over 10 other community organizations such as Got Green, 21 Progress, Al Noor Islamic, Somali Community Services, NAACP, Latino Community

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LGBTQ Affordable Housing

LGBTQ Allyship completed a LGBTQ Safety survey in August of 2015 of over 1100 participants. Sixty-four percent of participants identified as fighting for affordable housing as a solution in increasing LGBTQ safety in Seattle. Seventy-four percent of survey participants represented bisexual, transgender and gender non-binary people in Seattle. Allyship has been testifying in favor of

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Planting Seeds for Building Safe Communities

Planting Seeds for Building LGBTQ Safe Communties I have been pondering how LGBTQ communities and particularly LGBTQ Allyship can help build safer LGBTQ spaces on Capitol Hill and in other neighboring communities. An opportunity arose to plant some seeds in building safer communities and on April 4th, I spent my afternoon at a community event in

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Class Divide in the LGBTQ Community

LGBTQ Space Needle Workers A call to Action!   By Debbie Carlsen, LGBTQ Executive Director Why was the Space Needle just named “Corporate Leader of the Year?” This is the title of a Stranger article written on February 25th about GSBA naming the Space Needle ‘Corporate Leader of the Year.’ It addresses the Space Needle’s recent

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Just Desserts: A Social Justice Extravaganza!

Dear Allyship Community! On December 15th, 2013, Allyship is hosting our second Annual Fundraising Event called Just Desserts: A Social Justice Extravaganza at the charming and historical Southeast Seattle Senior Center, 4655 South Holly street in the Rainier Valley, from 6pm to 7:30pm. Click here to buy your ticket today! ‘Just Desserts’ will be an event highlighting gourmet desserts and other eateries from

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LGBTQ Community Town Hall On Police Accountability

LGBTQ ALLYSHIP presents LGBTQ COMMUNITY TOWN HALL ON POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY MONDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, 2013 @ 6:00PM-8:00PM @SOUTHSIDE COMMONS (3518 S. Edmonds Street, Seattle, WA 98118) (Located in Columbia City) To RSVP: FOR MORE INFORMATION: Luzviminda Uzuri “Lulu” Carpenter,, 425-224-6511 Seattle, WA—Please join LGBTQ Allyship on Monday, October 21, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the

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