Jun 192017
 
 June 19, 2017

It’s Pride Month and there are a number of great events coming up this weekend! As always, members of our union will be participating — make it out to show your pride, and to celebrate and support our LGBTQ+ community.

At our June membership meeting, members unanimously passed a resolution against I-1552, the anti-trans bathroom initiative proposed for the 2017 statewide ballots. Washington Won’t Discriminate, the organization leading the fight against I-1552, has a goal of engaging 15,000 people during Pride to build momentum against this discriminatory, harmful initiative, and to build widespread support for the trans community. To get connected with Washington Won’t Discriminate and volunteer against I-1552, please fill out this RSVP form!

On Friday 6/23, join other 4121 members for Trans Pride! We’ll meet on Capitol Hill near Cal Anderson Park, at the corner of Nagle Place and Howell Street at 5pm for a march that begins at 6pm. By 6:30, the march will conclude at Cal Anderson for a celebration and performances. To get  day of updates on our location follow us on Twitter: @UAW4121. For more information, check out http://www.transprideseattle.org.

Then on Sunday 6/25, our Local will be marching in the Seattle Pride Parade with Pride at Work, contingent #59. We’ll meet at 11amdowntown, on 4th Avenue between Madison St and Spring St. The parade will culminate at Seattle Center for continued celebration.  To get  day of updates on our location follow us on Twitter: @UAW4121. For more information, check out http://seattlepride.org.

To get coordinated with other 4121 members and get involved in any of these events, please fill out this short RSVP form.

In Solidarity,
Theresa Aliwarga
Douglas Avella-Castro
Andrea Canini
Anthony Castanza
Ying-Yu Chen
Monica Cortes Viharo
Kristen Garofali
Arshiya Hoseyni Chime
Katya Kolesova
Dylan Mayer
Elizabeth Mills
Chelsea Pagan
David Parsons
Michelle Pham
Shua Sanchez
Viral Shah
Sam Sumpter
Arash Tarkhan
Judy Twedt