Marriage Equality Explained & Save the Date for Fall Housing & Food Conferences

Historic Win for LGBT Equality! US Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA & Restores Marriage Equality in CA: What Does this Mean? 

Legal VoiceWe know folks will have a lot of questions about the rulings and what they mean for LGBT couples in Washington. So please join Legal Voice next Tuesday, July 2 for a noontime discussion of the decisions.

The Marriage Rulings: Tuesday, July 2, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, Paramount Theatre Lobby, 901 Pine Street, Seattle

Please RSVP to Michelle

Panelists will include Legal Voice staff attorney David Ward and attorneys from the Skellenger Bender law firm.

Save the Date! National Housing Conference, September 16-18, Atlanta


At Solutions 2013, our national conference on state and local housing policy, you’ll have access to a wealth of workshops that will help you increase your effectiveness as a housing practitioner and advocate. Register here.  

Our four workshop tracksRestoring NeighborhoodsSolutions for Inclusive CommunitiesHow Housing Matters, and Housing Communications–will provide answers to some of the most pressing questions for state and local housing policy and practice today:

  • How can we bring our neighborhoods back from the housing crisis?
  • How can communities create and sustain affordable living options in areas of opportunity for a wide range of households?
  • How does stable, affordable housing help support other important social goals?
  • How can small organizations communicate effectively and strategically about the need for and benefits of affordable housing?

Learn more and register.

Attention Food Law Folks: Save the Date! Provender Alliance Natural Foods Conference October 2-4, Hood River

Provender_logo_600pxProvender Alliance, which began in 1977, is a non-profit membership organization providing networking, outreach, and education to natural foods and related companies doing business in the Northwest.

The Annual Provender Conference provides a fun, cooperative atmosphere for members to teach and learn from each other and to network about the heart & soul and nuts & bolts of natural products business in a nontrade show setting.

“Cultivating Change Through Intentional Relationships”

October 2-4, 2013 Hood River, OR, Confirmed Keynote: Wenonah Hauter, Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

Scholarships and work exchanges available for interested studetents. For more info click here.