Immigration Information & Strategy Forum

Don’t forget! Join us tomorrow (12/14) for our Immigration Information & Strategy Forum. This will be an important event with campus, community and legal speakers who will share their insights on how we can personally prepare and collectively organize!

Here are the logistics for our program:
What: Panel event with community leaders, UAW members, and an immigration attorney.
Who: All UW campus community members
Date: Wednesday, December 14
Times & Locations:
11:30am-1:00pm in Magnuson Health Sciences Building T-439
4:00-5:30pm in UW South Lake Union E-201
RSVP: To help us make sure we have enough food, please RSVP.

Upcoming Workgroup Meetings

  • Contract Enforcement: We’ll meet Thursday 12/15, 9:30am, Research Commons Red A to discuss ongoing contract enforcement issues. Email for more information.
  • Racial Justice & Political Subgroup: As discussed during last week’s membership meeting, our Racial Justice & Political subgroup is working with a number of other groups — both on and off campus — to develops plans for a day of action on Inauguration Day. Our next meeting is scheduled for Thursday 12/15, 11am, Research Commons Red C — please join us! We’ll continue our planning work and discuss the many events and actions you can participate in across the city and state, including presentations, speakers, art, echo events, campus walkout, rallies around Seattle, and more. Email for more information.
  • Budget: Our Budget Working Group will be meeting in the coming weeks. Anyone interested in attending please email

Housing Justice Updates & Events

Yesterday, Seattle City Council unanimously passed important move-in fees legislation our Local has been strongly supporting. This legislation, set to go into effect in January, will cap the upfront costs a landlord can charge to the amount of one month’s rent, and will additionally allow renters to pay those fees in installments over six months rather than in one upfront payment. This is a huge win for housing justice in Seattle!

Tent City 3 will also be moving to UW Seattle Campus this weekend for a 90-day stay. There are two opportunities to help move the camp: on Friday 12/16 in Lake City and Saturday 12/17 at UW. Check out the Facebook event for more information, and be on the lookout for even more opportunities to get involved in the near future!

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