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May Day of Resistance
This May Day, we will draw attention to the very real threats facing us all with the cuts to education, healthcare, environmental protections, workers’ rights, and public services that threaten our families and communities. Workers from Shoreline to Seattle, on job sites, university campuses and in hospitals will join together, across class lines to demand a better future. We’re calling on the entire King County community to join the march and take part in solidarity actions, in unity with those who seek to protect their loved ones, to elevate the voices of workers, and to collectively assert the values we want to shape our community and our world. Meet at Judkins Park for the march and take part in the digital actions happening along the way. View the May Day of Resistance press advisory.
What: May Day of Resistance March and Actions
When: Monday, May 1st, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Judkins Park, 2150 South Norman St., Seattle
Facebook: View and share the event on Facebook!

Jackson Street Workers’ Mural Unveiling and Block Party
Come celebrate the rich history of workers with local community leaders, the artists, and your neighbors! There will be music and performances. View the flyer.
What: Jackson Street Workers’ Mural Unveiling and Block Party
When: Sunday, April 30th 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: WSLC, 321 16th Avenue South, Seattle

Volunteer Opportunity - #TeamTeresa Canvass
Our endorsed candidate for Seattle City Council, Position 8, Teresa Mosqueda, is hosting another canvass. Teresa is a proven winner on policy issues around paid sick leave, minimum wage increase, childcare, homelessness and more. Time and again she has delivered. We want to make sure you know about this volunteer opportunity to share with the community that she’ll fight and win for them.
What: #TeamTeresa Canvass
When: Saturday, May 6th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: WSLC, 321 16th Avenue South, Seattle
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on Facebook!

Barbecue, Beers and Bounces - South King County BBQ
Meet the union member candidates who are running for office in S. King County races. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the award winning BBQ creations from Officer Kevin Stuckey. View the flyer.
What: Barbecue, Beers and Bounces
When: Saturday, May 20th, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: IBEW Local 46, 19802 62nd Avenue S, #105, Kent
RSVP:  Katie Garrow if you plan to attend.

COPE Interviews – Save the Date
What: South King County Early Endorsement Interviews
When: Monday, May 15th, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Teamsters Hall, 14675 Interurban Avenue, Tukwila

RSVP:  Katie Garrow if you plan to attend.

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