|Dear UAW Member,
Please save the date for our next full day union leadership workshop for stewards and other folks who’ve been active with the union in their departments on Saturday, March 2. The goal of the day is to train ourselves up for building the union, enforcing the contract, dealing with grievances, and organizing to make ourselves stronger. This will be a great chance for all of us to come together, share ideas, and build stronger cross-departmental cohesion. The training will be for all stewards as well as others who are interested taking an active role organizing in the department. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here, and invite others from your department who might be interested.
Rally Against Trump’s Abuse of Power
Join One America and other immigration advocacy organizations for a rally against Trump’s abuse of power today (2/22), 1 PM @ Casa Latina.
TAKE ACTION – 48,747 people are in detention right now. That’s more people than a fully-packed Mariners stadium. The Deportation Force (ICE, CBP, and detention) is increasing immigrant intimidation across Washington State. We must prepare and protect our communities, schools, places of faith, and our workplaces. WA Immigrant Solidarity Network need funds to grow the Deportation Defense Team. Become a monthly donor to support this, the hotline, and rapid response work. Donate here: bit.ly/WAISNFightsBack
Do you know your rights? Do you have questions about your rental situation? Members of the Housing Justice workgroup are co-hosting – come learn, ask questions, and find out how to organize around tenants rights!
WHEN: Saturday 2/23, 1 – 3 PM
WHERE: University Friends Meeting & Friends Center (4001 9th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105)
Path to Power Candidate Training
Interested in running for public office? This training is geared to persons interested in learning about how to run for political office and how to run a campaign. It covers fundraising, crafting an effective message, creating a campaign plan, building a campaign team, effective targeting, how to talk to voters, and more.
Apply now for the Path to Power training set for Wednesday, March 13 to Friday, March 15 from 8 AM to 5 PM at the IUPAT District Council 5 Hall (6770 E. Marginal Way S., Bldg E, Seattle). The training is offered at NO COST – the training and the hotel rooms will be offered free of charge to successful applicants. A reference from a union or community leader is required. Space is limited, so fill out and return the application right away! The deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, March 1. Questions? Please email Cherika Carter or call the WSLC office at 206-281-8901.
Monica Cortes Viharo