Weekly Update: October 5

October 5, 2018

Weekly Update: October 5

Help Elect Progressive Candidates In Washington

Outraged over Kavanaugh? Turn your anger into action by helping elect progressive candidates up and down the ballot in Washington this year. There are Labor Neighbor events planned every weekend leading up to the election. See the full list here: http://www.thestand.org/calendar/

Tomorrow, WFSE is hosting a Day of Action with Shannon Braddock starting at 2 PM at Mission Cantina Seattle. You can find more information here.

MLK Labor is sponsoring a Labor Neighbor Walk in West Seattle on October 27 to talk to Union voters about why we’re supporting Shannon Braddock for State Senate and the Seattle Families and Education Levy.

RSVP to the West Seattle Walk on October 27 here.

What: Walk for the Families & Ed Levy and Shannon Braddock
When: Saturday, October 27 // 10 AM-2 PM
Where: UFCW 21 // 5030 1st Ave S, Ste 200, Seattle, Washington


Labor Activist, Verlene Jones, Passes Away

With heavy hearts, we share with you that Verlene Jones, a longtime labor activist and MLK Labor staff member, passed away on September 22. Verlene was a beloved member of the labor community. Our thoughts are with her friends and family.

You can read a longer tribute to Verlene at the Stand.