January 18, 2019
Weekly Update: January 18
Door Knock for Seattle Students and Educators
In February, Seattle voters will decide on renewing two important public school levies. At stake are thousands of union educator and construction jobs.
Come tell union members why we’re voting YES on the Seattle Public Schools Levies.
- You can RSVP to the facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/370736810381564/
- Saturday, February 2 from 10-2 PM at SEIU 925 (1914 N 34th St, Seattle)
- Saturday, February 9 from 10-2 PM at UAW 4121 (2633 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 200, Seattle)
Save the Date for Labor Prom: Summer in February!
Join your labor family for the best party of 2019 — Labor Prom! We’re bringing “Summer in February” to Kent on February 23 at the IBEW Local 46 Hall. Save the date and come party with us prom style!
We’ll be crowning a rank-and-file labor court so keep an eye out for nominations over the next month.
Ask your union for details on how to get tickets, but for now, you can save the date and RSVP to the facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/281011045932510/
MLK Labor Climate Caucus Meeting Thursday
The MLK Labor Climate Caucus will meet on January 24 at 5:30 PM at the Seattle Labor Temple in Hall 6. We will be partnering with the Washington State Labor Council to talk about possible state legislation around environmental issues.
What: MLK Labor Climate Caucus
When: January 24 // 5:30 PM
Where: Seattle Labor Temple (2800 1st Ave) // Hall 6
Where are you Marching this Weekend?
It’s gonna be a busy weekend of activism with the Womxn’s March on Saturday at Cal Anderson Park at 9 AM. (RSVP here) Then the 37th Annual MLK Day Rally and March is Monday at Garfield High School with the rally at 11 AM and the march at 12:30. (RSVP here)
We’ll see you in the streets!
TSA Rally Tuesday in SeaTac
TSA security officers and federal employees represented by AFGE are having a rally on Tuesday, January 22 from 1-3 PM at the Flag Pavilion on the corner of 182nd St. and Pacific Highway in SeaTac. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers have been without pay and work for almost a month. They need our support! If you can, come out on Tuesday to show your solidarity.
What: TSA Shutdown Rally
When: January 22 // 1-3 PM
Where: The Flag Pavilion on the corner of 182nd St. and Pacific Highway in SeaTac