LASR Bookclub — July

ZOOM Meeting

Education is a critical component in the fight against systemic racism. Lawyers Against Systemic Racism will host a monthly virtual bookclub. For July, please join us in reading, or listening to, Ibrim X. Kindi’s How to be an Anti-Racist. Feel free to post comments here as you read. Details on Zoom meeting will be posted […]

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Pierce County Sheriff Candidate Forum

ZOOM Meeting

Join us for a virtual question and answer forum with candidates running in the 2020 election for Pierce County Sheriff. This will be your opportunity to hear the candidates' plans for reforming the department and their stance on important issues in our community. Please submit questions for the candidates to us in advance using the […]

Police Accountability Protest: Enough is ENOUGH!

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Please join us on July 30th at 5 PM outside Tacoma Police Headquarters on 3701 S Pine Street, as we gather and demand justice for our local victims of police brutality. SAY THEIR NAMES: -Benny Branch! -Manuel Ellis! -Said Joquin! -Leonard Thomas! We have had enough. Unfortunately, there have been many more […]

LASR August Book Club

ZOOM Meeting

Join us for in discussing Austin Channing Brown’s, I’m Still Here, “an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female, that exposes how America’s love affair with diversity falls short.” Also, part of Reese Witherspoon’s book club.

Police Accountability Protest: Tacoma Alums Demand Justice for Murdered Classmates

CALLING ALL TACOMA ALUMS! Bennie Branch went to Mount Tahoma High School Leonard Thomas went to Stadium High School Manuel Ellis went to Wilson High School Said Joquin went to South View High School in North Carolina Please join us on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 5:00pm outside Tacoma Police Headquarters on 3701 South Pine […]

Police Accountability Protest: We are OUTRAGED!

WE ARE OUTRAGED! Please join us on September 10th at 5 PM outside Tacoma Police Headquarters on 3701 S Pine Street, as we gather and demand justice for our local victims of police brutality. SAY THEIR NAMES: -Bennie Branch! -Manuel Ellis! -Said Joquin! -Leonard Thomas! We have had enough and we are OUTRAGED by the […]

LASR Watch Party – The 13th Documentary

We will stream 13th on our Facebook page as a watch party, where we can comment and discuss this important movie. Watch it for the first time, or watch it again, in light of current events. 13th addresses many of the same issues of mass incarceration we are exploring in our September book club, where […]

Black Lives Matter – Little Free Library Planting

Fern + Foster Wellness 1402 2. 11th Street, Tacoma

Lawyers Against Systemic Racism (LASR) has some very exciting news to share! We are partnering with Black History Mindfulness Club (BHMC) to sponsor a Little Free Library. Education is a key component in ending systemic racism. Tesa and Nicole are planting Little Free Libraries around Pierce County and we want to join with them to […]

LASR 13th Watch Party

We will stream 13th on our Facebook page as a watch party, where we can comment and discuss this important movie. Watch it for the first time, or watch it again, in light of current events. 13th addresses many of the same issues of mass incarceration we are exploring in our September book club, where […]

Police Accountability Protest: We are Still Here!!!

WE ARE STILL HERE!!! Please join us on September 24th at 5 PM outside Tacoma Police Headquarters on 3701 S Pine Street, as we gather and demand justice for our local victims of police brutality. SAY THEIR NAMES: -Bennie Branch! -Manuel Ellis! -Said Joquin! -Leonard Thomas! We have had enough and we are OUTRAGED by […]

LASR October Book Club

Get or download a copy of Kiese Laymon’s, Heavy, a powerful memoir addressing racism, poverty, violence, and obesity, and join us for a discussion on October 24th at 10 a.m. on Zoom. Feel free to post any thoughts or comments as you read/listen.