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Greeting The Orca Task Force!

17 Oct 18: The final Orca Task Force Meeting was the 17th and 18th at the Landmark Convention Center in Tacoma. While Task Force members and guests were arriving, Backbone was there to greet them with inflatables and banners. Continue reading

Orca Task Force Bannering: Seattle

17 Oct 18: The Seattle bannering team went out once again and deployed their banner the first morning of the Orca Task Force Meeting! Continue reading

Orca Task Force Bannering: Tacoma

17 Oct 18: On the morning of the first day of the final Orca Task Force Meeting folks deployed a banner above the highway. Continue reading

Orca Task Force Projection: Tacoma

16 Oct 18: After an Artful Activism training, people headed over to the Tacoma Projection Center to project messaging for Yes on I-1631 and the Save the Orca campaign. Continue reading

Orca Task Force Bannering: Bellingham

16 Oct 18: The Bellingham team deployed a banner above the highway ahead of the Orca Task Force Meeting. Continue reading

Yes On I-1631: Bellingham

12 Oct 18: Folks in Bellingham projected "Yes on I-1631" ahead of midterm elections. Continue reading

Baby Trump At Pence Speech: Spokane

2 Oct 18: Pence spoke at a fundraiser in Spokane. We were there to greet him with the giant inflatable Trump Baby. Continue reading

Pre-Pence Speech Overpass Bannering: Spokane

2 Oct 18: After the previous night's training and light projection, folks headed out to I-90 to use the same "Stop Kavanaugh" LED banner. Continue reading

#StopKavanaugh And Pre-Pence Visit Projection: Spokane

1 Oct 18: After the training at UU Spokane, folks headed over to the Wells Fargo building in Spokane to project ahead of Pence's visit on the 2nd. Continue reading

Pop-Up Artful Activism Training: Spokane

1 Oct 18: Folks traveled from Backbone HQ to support the Spokane Solidarity Brigade and show local folks some of the tactics Backbone has to offer. Continue reading

"We Won't Be Silent Anymore": Miami

29 Sept 18: Artist Alessandra Mondolfi projected "We Won't Be Silent Anymore" in Miami during the Kavanaugh hearings. Continue reading

#StopKavanaugh: Anchorage

27 Sept 18: Three activists who have been active in the fight against Kavanaugh did light projection in downtown Anchorage.  Continue reading

#StopKavanaugh: San Diego

27 Sept 18: Backbone San Diego projected several messages on the courthouse related to supporting women and stopping both Kavanaugh and Trump. Continue reading

#StopKavanaugh: DC

12 Sept 18: DC Solidarity Brigade projected message against Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh onto the back/East side of the Supreme Court. Continue reading

#StopKavanaugh: Tallahassee

Tallahassee Solidarity Brigade projected onto the Tallahassee Supreme Court Building. Continue reading

Free The Snake Flotilla

8 Sept 18: The Backbone Contingent of the Free the Snake Flotilla came out from all over the state, but especially from Vashon! We deployed banners both on and off water in support of Save our Wild Salmon and the Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment who are trying to restore wild salmon populations by advocating for removing four dams on the Lower Snake River. Continue reading

Overpass Bannering: Save the Orca

6 September 18: Folks met up on the N 92nd overpass over I-5 from 7-9am to reach commuters going into Seattle. Continue reading

Overpass Bannering: Orca Task Force Meeting

Folks brought a large banner out to an I-5 overpass in Seattle on the day of an Orca Task Force Meeting in Anacortes. Continue reading

#AbolishICE Vigil: Seattle

Folks from Backbone HQ supported those holding vigil outside an ICE office in Seattle. Continue reading

Vashon Human Orca Mural

The residents of Vashon Island came together in a symbolic pledge to take action, as a community, to ensure that the courage and intelligence of Tahlequah and her pod be matched by the political leaders of this region. Continue reading