* Racial equality summit,SeattleRacial equality summit,Seattle
Time: 6:00 pm
A town-hall style legislative summit is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at New Holly Gathering Hall, 7221 38th Ave S. in Seattle at 6 p.m. Community members with meet with legislators and representatives of more than 50 organizations to discuss racial equality in Washington state. Click for details.
* MLK Day, SeattleMLK Day, Seattle
Time: 9:00 am
The theme for this year's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event in Seattle is "Fight for Your Rights in 2015," celebrating Dr. King's legacy with the 33rd year of community activism and education. It will be Monday, Jan. 19 (workshops at 9 a.m., rally at 10 a.m., speakers at 11 a.m., march at noon) at Garfield High School, 23rd & E. Jefferson. Click for details.
* ILWU rally, TacomaILWU rally, Tacoma
Time: 6:00 pm
Join the ILWU Community Rally and March starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22 at Tollefson Plaza, S. 17th and Pacific Ave. in Tacoma. All union members and community supporters are urged to join this rally. Click for details.
* Labor History class, SeattleLabor History class, Seattle
Time: 9:30 am
The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center at South Seattle College presents "U.S. Labor History: Political, Social, and Economic Forces Shaping the Past and Present" on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration deadline is Jan. 12! Click or call Laura Crandall at 206.934.6671 for more info.
* Paid Sick Days, TacomaPaid Sick Days, Tacoma
Time: 4:30 pm
The Healthy Tacoma coalition urges all who support public health, family economic security, and safe workplaces to attend tonight’s Tacoma City Council meeting, where members will take their final vote on the city’s paid sick days ordinance. The council meeting kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at the Tacoma Municipal Building, First Floor, 747 Market St. Click for details.
* TCCH board meeting, PascoTCCH board meeting, Pasco
Time: 5:00 pm
Beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, employees of Tri-Cities Community Health Center and community supporters will gather at 715 W. Court St. in Pasco to again attempt to talk to the TCCH Board of Directors, which is scheduled to meet there at 6 p.m. Click for details.