Justice Digest June 12, 2023

Racial Justice


Juneteenth Celebrations & Family Fun:

Opportunity: Juneteenth, City of Bellingham 5th Annual Celebration – Picnics & Music

When: Saturday, June 17, 2023 2:00-6:00 pm

Where: Two sites: Boulevard Park (Music, Family fun, Food, DJ, Art, Games), Maritime Heritage Park


FCCB Mission & Justice Board Task Force:

Opportunity: Volunteers needed for and FCCB Mission & Justice Board task force on

Racial Justice. Learn, Listen, Act! 

What: Mission & Justice Board has applied for a U.C.C. Conference Grant to work locally on Racial Justice issues in our own community.

Contract: Mark GaleSharon Camblin



Climate Care Justice


Faith Action Newwork (FAN)  - FCCB is a supporter and member

Opportunity: Stay informed and get involved with Climate Issues statewide.

What: Statewide Interfaith legislative Action group lobbying for Climate Justice Issues.

Link: fanwa.org

Contact: Davi Weasley


Multifaith Network for Climate Justice (MNCJ) – FCCB is a member and founding partner.

Celebrate: MNCJ lobbied Whatcom County Council to pressure Washington Department of Natural Resources to pause clearcut harvesting of Brokedown Palace Timber Sales.

What: MNCJ needs individuals to continue lobbying and contacting WA DNR and Whatcom County Council to stop clearcutting of this forest.

FCCB Contact: Bruce Camblin or mncj@groups.10


Green Team:

Opportunity: Volunteers needed for FCCB’s Green Team.

When: Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 7-8 pm

Contact: Nancy Fayram, Mark Gale, Ted Huffman, Cynthia St. ClairJeff Bell



Interfaith Coalition


Opportunity: Seasonal volunteers needed.
What: Got two hours per week to spare? Our partners at Interfaith Coalition needs volunteers to help with weekly mowing, light gardening, and weeding at their Bellingham 4-plex (one-two hours per shift).



Mental Health


2023 All Hands Whatcom:

Opportunity: We have an opportunity to address the epidemic of drug use in Whatcom County - and that is our call for all hands on deck, as everyone is needed to build a robust community response to prevent, intervene, treat, and provider recovery support for those who have been impacted by substance use disorders.
What: The Chuckanut Health Foundation invites you to join us as for these community discussions at a series of related events this summer.
When: All Hands summit on June 27 & 28

Where: Register at https://www.chuckanuthealthfoundation.org/allhands



Economic Justice


Birchwood Food Desert Fighters:

Opportunity: Sharing fresh produce with the Birchwood Food Desert Fighters. As you are putting in your garden, put in a little extra that you can share with the BFDF. Remember you can share staples anytime!
What: Check the Full Circle blog or your postcard from the last food drive. There is an increased need to share.

When: Any Saturday. Drop-off between 10:00–11:00 am
Where: Industrial Bank Employee Parking Lot, Northwest Ave.