In 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which laid the groundwork for the wrongful internment of countless Japanese-American citizens. The parishioners of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Seattle, a historically Japanese-American parish, were taken from their homes and placed in internment camps. Bishop Rickel introduces our upcoming series of interviews with the current parishioners of St. Peter, Seattle who survived the internment camps and this tragic chapter of American history. In this first installment of interviews with parishioners
Mashyla Buckmaster of Chaplains on the Harbor, Westport, spoke about her experience with homelessness at the Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign in Seattle on November 6.
Aaron Scott of Chaplains on the Harbor, Westport, spoke at the Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign on November 6 in Seattle.
Bishop Rickel extends an invitation to attend a Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign with the Rev. William Barber and presents a brief history of the movement. The meeting will be held on November 6, 7pm, at Intellectual House–the Native Life & Tribal Relations Longhouse at the University of Washington.
Bishop Rickel reflects on the establishment of a legal defense fund for members of our community facing deportation and other legal issues.
Bishop Rickel speaks with the Rev. Canon Arienne Davison about the reasons behind the Diocese of Olympia’s shift from Anti-Racism Training to Intercultural Development Training. *Transcripts available upon request.
Bishop Rickel speaks with the Rev. Canon Arienne Davison about the history of multicultural ministries within the Diocese of Olympia, as well as some of the upcoming changes to this work throughout the diocese. *Transcripts available upon request.
Bishop Rickel responds to more specific questions regarding the lawsuits to prevent the City of Seattle from destroying the property of homeless persons and the executive order banning refugees from entering the United States.
Bishop Rickel Responds to questions about the ACLU lawsuits joined by the Diocese of Olympia to end the City of Seattle’s destruction and confiscation of the property of homeless persons and to halt the executive order banning refugees from entering the United States. In this first part, Bishop Rickel explains his philosophy for joining lawsuits as an act of peaceful protest.