Community Convergence

Since January 21, 2017, the organizers of the Womxn’s March on Seattle have received hundreds of emails from marchers and friends asking “what comes next?” On Friday May 19, join the organizers and over twenty local nonprofits for an evening of hope, purpose and action called Community Convergence.

Below, find more information about the Community Convergence event where you can:

Save-the-Date

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Press Release

Read the press release here.

RSVP

The event is free, with drinks and snacks available for purchase. Because space is limited, tickets are required and are available at Brown Paper Tickets. Attendees will be asked to complete a short survey at checkout that will provide the organizers with valuable information about people’s skills, passion, and availability.

How to get there

Town Hall map

The event is located at Seattle Town Hall: 1119 8th Ave., Seattle WA 98101

Driving from the South

  • On I-5 North, take exit 164th to Spring
  • Turn right on Spring
  • Turn left on 8th
  • Town Hall is at the corner of 8th and Seneca

Driving from the North

  • On I-5 South, take exit 165B to Union.
  • Turn right on 7th
  • Turn right on Pike
  • Turn left on 8th
  • Town Hall is at the corner of 8th and Seneca

Parking

  • Street parking is available for $4.50/hr until 8pm (after which it’s free)

Accessibility

Seattle Town Hall is accessible for those with mobility restrictions.  Additionally, ASL interpreters will be available for hearing impaired audience members during the speakers’ presentations.

The event

The event’s purpose is to meaningfully connect people’s skills with organizations that need them.  In the wake of the election, many new organizations sprouted up, and existing organizations were overwhelmed with new threats to the communities they serve.  Community Convergence is a three-part, immersive event that will help organizations find the people they need, help people find causes they can support, and inspire any and all who attend.

To make sure folks leave fired up and ready to go, a lineup of powerful, celebrated speakers will give lightning talks to lift our spirits and remind us of what we’re fighting for.  Speakers will be addressing the most pressing issues in our community and our country.  See the scheduled speakers here.

This event is for everyone.  Even if you are currently unable to get involved with a cause, come get inspired by your community.  The march toward justice is not over.

Schedule

5:30 – Doors open to the public

6:00 – Event begins, featuring representatives from participating organizations and speakers

9:00 – The event ends

Speakers

Speakers are currently confirming their participation.  Check back soon for more updates…

Organizations

Organizations are currently confirming their participation.  Check back soon for more updates.  Organizations are listed in alphabetical order.