Become a RAVEN Organizer

Ready to join the movement for Indigenous justice?

Today, it’s easier than ever to get involved. From organizing events in your community to hosting online gatherings, bringing people together around a shared passion for human rights and environmental protection is fun, and fulfilling.

Host a concert, hold an online auction, teach a Zoom class, organize a paddle, run, or dance marathon... the list is endless! RAVEN's story is full of amazing moments where people like you share your creative talents to  educate and inspire people to step up in support of our campaigns.

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A remarkable floating fundraiser for remarkable times

A group of islanders have found a unique way to host a covid-safe, socially distanced fundraiser. Thursday, September 3’s “Throw a Boat Down” event will be a paddle-powered, floating concert in support of RAVEN. The show will be livestreamed to audiences everywhere from a floating stage anchored just off the coast of Salt Spring Island.…

Folk that Pipeline Raises $10K for First Nations to stop TMX

Over 1000+ people signed up for last night’s “Folk The Pipeline” festival. This incredible community raised over $10k to ignite the next phase of support for Indigenous legal action against Trans Mountain. With stellar sets by Dan Mangan, The Wilds and Luke Wallace, we came together with warmth and solidarity to renew our commitments to…

Bananas not Bitumen: Baking in solidarity with Beaver Lake Cree

We are blown away by the ingenuity, commitment and creativity of this community that never ceases to amaze, even with the challenges of a pandemic! Marianne, an artist based in Victoria, BC has been known to trade her pottery wheel for a baking oven when solidarity calls. This May, Marianne whipped up her signature banana…

Inspiring 10 year-old Organizes Online Birthday Fundraiser for Indigenous Rights!

This week, we were especially inspired by a brilliant Solidarity from Home action by a 10-year old who decided to use his birthday as an opportunity to fundraise for RAVEN. He says he chose RAVEN because of his concern and support for Wet’suwet’en against the Coastal GasLink pipeline and wanted to keep that momentum going. …

Community Members raise over $7,500 for Heiltsuk

The Reconciliation Committee of the Vancouver Quaker Meeting organized a film screening of Raven People Rising to raise funds and awareness for the Heiltsuk Nation. The Heiltsuk Nation is taking an oil shipping company and Canada to court over a catastrophic diesel oil spill in their territory. With a robust and devoted event organizing team,…

Ottawa event for Wet’suwet’en Justice fund kicks off March 28

A benefit concert as a part of the WE ARE THE STRONGHOLD collective action to support the legal defense fund of Wet’suwet’en protectors of land, air and water. Let’s dance, sing, and make a noise to support the Wet’suwet’en Clans and houses, whose rights and title to their unceded territory (Yintah) in northern British Columbia…

Wenatchee, WA 350.org host fundraising screening for the Tar Sands Trial

Our allies in Washington State are screening “The Human Element” in support of the Beaver Lake Cree Nation. Renowned photographer James Balog (CHASING ICE) uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans. Following the four classical elements— air, earth, fire and water— to frame his journey, Balog explores…

Learn Cutting Edge Online Fundraising + Organizing Strategies: Webinar!

Interested in learning more about organizing + fundraising? Join a webinar with RAVEN’s Ana Simeon and Tar Sands Trial organizer Brendan Campbell on November 6th, 4:30 P.S.T. RSVP: ana@raventrust.com. RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs) has used state-of-the-art digital tools to amplify and grow the power of grassroots movements. Find out how you can lean…

Olympia and Seattle step up for Coast Heroes

Picture this: a group of Indigenous drummers form a circle around a bust of George Washington.  As their song and drumbeats reverberate through the marbled dome of the state legislature, lobbyists and officials stand in tight clusters outside the chambers where bills are being debated, talking intently. Zoom in to Frank and Kathy Brown, their…

Claire Elizabeth Launches Art Fundraiser to Benefit RAVEN

Claire Elizabeth moved to BC a year ago for a life more connected to the outdoors after 4 years travelling around the world and living in London UK. She fell in love with the natural surroundings of BC and started to relax into a calmer rhythm of life. Claire has worked as a professional engineer…

Poets for the Peace ~ August 28

Please join us for a special night of Poetry  to protect the Peace River and raise funds for the Treaty 8 legal challenge! In solidarity with the Justice for the Peace Caravan who will be arriving in Ottawa (Haudenosaunee territories), we’re hosting a powerful group of artists and poets who will be sharing their voices…