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New fundraiser for Forests for Climate Resilience this Saturday in Portland, Oregon.

New fundraiser for Forests for Climate Resilience this Saturday in Portland, Oregon.

Join Forests for Climate Resilience and Forest Defenders for a gathering of #Forest Folk, Saturday in Portland, Oregon. The night will feature music, forest updates and movement news!

Calls for Justice from Catalonia - Lessons for Cascadia.

Crackling news from Catalonia emerged this week as the supreme court of Spain decided on the fate of those democratically elected leaders. Read on for how Catalonians are raising awareness for the freedom of their Political Prisoners. 

Coming Home: A New Map Telling a New Story of this Place

Coming Home: A New Map Telling a New Story of this Place

This thursday, at Seattle University, Cascadia bioregionalist David McCloskey of the Cascadia Institute and early designer of the Cascadia map discusses his new map: The Ish-River-Lillooet Country and the Salish Sea.

First Annual Cascadia Food Festival - Saturday October 5th in Vancouver, Washington

First Annual Cascadia Food Festival - Saturday October 5th in Vancouver, Washington

Taste the Region and Explore Food Connections at the Food and Cider Festival, Slow Food Summit, and Cascadian Luau during this all day event brought to you by Slow Food Cascadia. Join us as we build a just, craft, regenerative food movement in the Cascadia region, and raise funds to support farm-to-food bank program.

Cascadia Center for Leadership opens 2020 Application Cycle

Cascadia Center for Leadership opens 2020 Application Cycle

The Cascadia Center for Leadership, which is celebrating 20 years of training and supporting local leaders, is accepting applications for its 2020 10-day Leadership Development Program. The application deadline is Oct. 18, 2019.

MLS withdraws prohibition of Anti-Fascist "Iron Front" Symbol in Victory for Cascadia Supporter Groups

MLS withdraws prohibition of Anti-Fascist "Iron Front" Symbol in Victory for Cascadia Supporter Groups

In a victory for the Cascadia Major League Soccer supporter groups, the Major League Soccer federation has rescinded a prohibition on the use of the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol as they work with fans to rewrite their code of conduct. The symbol was recently banned, with the league trying to claim that it violated it’s code of conduct because it was a ‘political statement’. Supporter groups have countered that being pro-human rights, as well as being tolerant and inclusive of all individuals, regardless of their race, religion or skin color, is hardly political.

Cascadia Seaweed & Nuu-chah-nulth Partnership Transforming Plant Based Food Industry

Cascadia Seaweed & Nuu-chah-nulth Partnership Transforming Plant Based Food Industry

The Cascadia Seaweed Corporation and First Nation owned Nuu-cha-nulth Seafood are revolutionizing the plant based food industry by becoming the worlds largest kelp & seaweed based farming & harvesting company.

Cascadia is Leading the Fight for Non-Binary Rights

Cascadia is Leading the Fight for Non-Binary Rights

Outside of Cascadia, there are only a handful of places that legally recognize non-binary persons, yet Cascadia has been at the forefront of non-binary rights since the issue fist emerged. Here’s the current state of (and a short history of) non-binary recognition in Cascadia.

All Cascadians Welcome! Come Camp with Us

All Cascadians Welcome! Come Camp with Us

Join us and other wonderful Cascadians each weekend in August at the North River Reserve. Located in SW Washington, 2:30hr away from Seattle & Portland near the Olympic Mountains & Highway 101. Camping by suggested donation. If you’re interested in a work party, hosting or joining a workshop, presentations or discussion, let us know.

New Article by the Georgia Straight: Watersheds of Cascadia revealed in map created by organization that challenges colonial narratives

New Article by the Georgia Straight: Watersheds of Cascadia revealed in map created by organization that challenges colonial narratives

The Department of Bioregion received a wonderful mention in a new article by Charlie Smith with the Vancouver based Georgia Straight titled “Watersheds of Cascadia revealed in map created by an organization that challenges colonial narratives”.

Department of Bioregion has a wonderful meeting with Bioregional Learning Center of Devonshire

Department of Bioregion has a wonderful meeting with Bioregional Learning Center of Devonshire

The Cascadia Department of Bioregion was excited to meet with members of the Bioregional Learning Center in the South Devon Bioregion in the United Kingdom. One of the primary focuses of the meeting was sharing skills and knowledge regarding our two groups, and building a global model of collaboration as we move forward.

Department of Bioregion has productive meeting with California National Party

Department of Bioregion has productive meeting with California National Party

The Cascadia Department of Bioregion had a very pleasant meeting with representatives of the California National Party. It was great to be able to make introductions, share a bit about each others past histories and movement histories, and talk about pitfalls and strategies for success. It was interesting also to hear of their challenges with fallout regarding Russia and the various different groups working actively for an independent California, and how they are working together as a movement to overcome these hurtles.

2019 Cascadia Convergence: Event Recap

2019 Cascadia Convergence: Event Recap

The 2019 Cascadia Convergence took place July 5-7th at the North River Reserve in Brooklyn Washington, and was a wonderful time for Cascadians to come together to connect, share and learn. This year saw vendors from around the region, a 30 foot yurt being raised as a future classroom, and discussions by Free Cascadia, Your Cascadia, the Department of Bioregion, Olympia Ecotopians, and Seattle CascadiaNow on creating a centralized backbone for coordinating ideas, resources and events. The Department of Bioregion also provided the Cascadia Bus to help get everything down there.

2019: Pride with Purpose - Event Recap

2019: Pride with Purpose - Event Recap

50 years after that watershed day of the Stonewall riots, Cascadians assembled at the Seattle Pride parade route and hung the completed murals on the sides of the Cascadia Bus. We extended an open invitation to all to join us in commemorating half a century of the LGBTQ2I+ movement. Wonderfully, many new faces joined us before the parade began..

Seattle Sounders reveal massive Cascadia Rainbow TIFO Display for Pride Month against Vancouver Whitecaps

Seattle Sounders reveal massive Cascadia Rainbow TIFO Display for Pride Month against Vancouver Whitecaps

The Emerald City Supporters and the Seattle Sounders FC revealed a massive rainbow Cascadia TIFO display in their pregame opening against the Vancouver Whitecaps on the evening of June 30th.

Introducing Cascadia Karen - Using her powers for Good!

Introducing Cascadia Karen - Using her powers for Good!

Meet Cascadia Karen! Cascadia Karen is a work-a-day superhero. Between the school run, organic gardening, yoga and Bunco, she makes time to protect the Cascadian way of life. She realized that with great power comes great responsibility, so she is here to shine a light on how local businesses and citizens can live up to Cascadian values. Don’t worry, as a women of a certain age, she’s not afraid to talk to the Man-ager.

Organizing Bioregionally: By Daniel Christian Wahl

Organizing Bioregionally: By Daniel Christian Wahl

The Department of Bioregion is excited to share this essay on organizing bioregionally from Daniel Christian Wahl, author of Designing Regenerative Cultures and teacher of the online course Design for Sustainability.