Protesters to flood streets in opposition
By Jessica Strand - Staff Reporter
With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump just a day away, several events are happening around the Pacific Northwest.
Many people are voicing their protest for the inauguration of the 45th president, with demonstrations happening across the country.
Here's where you can get involved in the Pacific Northwest:
• J19 Guerrilla Art School: Night of Resistance
Spend tonight getting creative in preparation for inauguration. All ages and skill levels welcome.
The event will take place at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center, Located at 3515 S. Alaska St. in Seattle. Doors open at 5 p.m. this evening.
From 6-8 p.m. individuals can take part in workshops and skill sharing to create artistic signs. Individuals can participate in button and sticker making, and stencil tables will be set up for sign making. Legal advice, street theater and music will also be available.
From 8-9 p.m. attendees will break into interest groups to plan for the upcoming weekend.
From 9 p.m. onward teams of attendees hit the town with maps. The teams will set up art stations in neighborhoods around the area for individuals from those neighborhoods to get involved.
For information, visit the Facebook events page facebook.com/events/397542417304419
• Inauguration Day Student Walkout
Students in several high schools and colleges around the country are planning a student walkout to protest inauguration day.
"A huge national student strike will send a clear message to Trump, the billionaire class, and the Republican Party that we reject their agenda of bigotry, hate, and division," according to the Socialist Students website.
For information, visit socialiststudents.net/student-walkouts/
• Resist Trump: Occupy Inauguration – Seattle
Individuals will band together to protest the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, as well as social and economic inequalities.
The event will take place at Westlake Park, 401 Pine St. in Seattle from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 20. The event is likely to turn into a march, as the Facebook event page says "join us in the streets again."
For more information, visit the events page at: facebook.com/events/335996453442603
• Women's Marches
Individuals in both Seattle and Olympia will be marching in support of the Women's March on Washington D.C.
The Women's Marches are intended to send a message to the new administration about the importance of women's rights.
"We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us," said the Women's March website.
Women's March On Seattle:
The Seattle march will start at 10 a.m. in Judkins Park, at 2150 S Norman St in Seattle where there will be a rally until 11 a.m. At 11 a.m. people will begin to march. The end location is at the Seattle Center, at 400 Broad St. in Seattle.
Women's March On Olympia:
Olympia marchers will meet at 10 a.m. by the Tivoli Fountain on the Legislative Building grounds, at 416 Sid Snyder Ave. SW in Olympia. Marchers will march to Heritage Park and back.
For information visit womensmarcholympia.wordpress.com
• Beer Trumps Hate
Local brewing company Rooftop Brew has a new beer called Beer Trumps Hate IPA.
All proceeds from the sale of this beer will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Anti-Defamation League.
For a list of locations with the beer on tap, visit: rooftopbrewco.com/about-beer-trumps-hate