Breakfasts and Workshops to Attend in March & April!

Info for Seattle International Humanitarian Law Workshop, April 6–7

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Are you a current law student interested in learning more about international humanitarian law? Do you work closely with law students who might be interested in international humanitarian law?

Please join us on April 6-7 for: “Law and War: An International Humanitarian Law Workshop.”

The American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties and Seattle University’s School of Law will present a two-day intensive workshop in international humanitarian law April 6–7, 2013.  Legal professionals, law professors, and a representative from the American Red Cross will lead a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises.  Topics include the role of the ICRC in IHL, the law governing the means and methods of warfare, protection of civilians under IHL, actions by non-state actors, and enforcement of IHL.

The workshop is available to full- and part-time students attending a U.S. or Canadian law school.  Registration is limited and competitive.  Completed applications must be received by Saturday, March 9th, 2013. 

To Apply: Please see here.

For questions or comments regarding the international humanitarian law workshop or American Red Cross International Services, please feel free to contact Holly Jacoby at or 206-726-3554.

KCBA Breakfast with Champions Is March 19

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Join us for a Film Screening & Discussion on Human Trafficking on April 11, 2013

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The Women’s Center at the University of Washington, the Gates Center for Public Service Law are co-hosting a film screening & discussion on human trafficking on April 11, 2013, from 3:30–5:00 PM, at the Women’s Center.

Watch a screening of the film The Dark Side of Chocolate. In this amazing film, a team of journalists investigate how human trafficking and child labor in the Ivory Coast fuels the worldwide chocolate industry. The crew interview both proponents and opponents of these alleged practices, and use hidden camera techniques to delve into the gritty world of cocoa plantations.

Save the Date: Climate Solutions 5th Annual Breakfast & 15th Anniversary Celebration

Screen shot 2013-03-08 at 7.04.14 PMClimate Solutions Annual Breakfast is on Monday, May 13, at the Westin Seattle, with Tom Steyer as our keynote. Tom Steyer, Co-Founder, Center for the Next Generation, believes “global warming is the big moral issue of our time. I want to change the dialogue and practices around energy.” California League of Conservation Voters refers to him as a “Game-changing clean energy advocate.”

The Climate Solutions Breakfast is a not-to-miss event and networking opportunity that will inspire and bring together supporters of the climate and clean energy economy.

If you’ve already registered or are sponsoring the Breakfast, thank you.  If not, click here for information about registration.

Join us!