|ENAC’S recent activities:
On February 8, we showed “Black Girl in Suburbia,” a documentary by Melissa Lowery, followed by a great Courtney Wooten-led discussion.
As a high note for the end of Black History Month, on February 24, we helped bring actress and storyteller Eva Abrams back to the Edmonds Library for Brer Rabbit & Friends: African Storytelling for All, with support from S3 from Suburbia Rising, the Edmonds Diversity Commission and Sno-Isle Library, and with thanks to volunteers for their work and their snack donations.
We’ve responded with action to current situations:
On February 19, five days after the Parkland High School shooting and in conjunction with Moms Demand Action, the Alliance for Gun Responsibility and Indivisible Edmonds, we co-organized and provided on-the-ground support for “A Rally of Hope: Together We Will Reduce Gun Violence.” More than 300 people marched from Edmonds-Woodway High School past College Place Middle School to College Place Elementary, a cold walk inspired by another chilling episode. This work continues.
Also in early February, we supported the Weary family,
whose teenage children were threatened and called unspeakable names, with a letter of outrage and support from ENAC to news outlets. Individual members did more—giving the family financial support
, listening ears, and sincere friendship.