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* Safety-health organizing wkshpSafety-health organizing wkshp

Time: 9:00 am

Union leaders, staff and activists: Put another tool in your organizing toolbox. Learn how you can use workplace safety and health to involve workers and build your organizing campaign. Register now for "Using Workplace Safety and Health as an Organizing Tool," a daylong workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4 at South Seattle College, Georgetown Campus, 6737 Corson Ave. S., Building C Room 122. The $25 registration fee includes materials and lunch. Click for details.

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* H-2A abuse forum, BellinghamH-2A abuse forum, Bellingham

Time: 6:00 pm

"Farmworker Justice: Facts, Flaws & Abuses of the H-2A Program" will be Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Leopold Crystal Ballroom, 1224 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham. Join Community to Community Development and Familias Unidas por la Justicia for a panel discussion and community dialogue about the H-2A program and farmworker justice. The panel will also include workers currently striking at Sarbanand Farms in Sumas, due to abhorrent working conditions. Click for details.

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* BCTC Golf Tourney, Pt. OrchardBCTC Golf Tourney, Pt. Orchard

The Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council Golf Tournament, co-hosted by PACE and Sunrise for Children, will be Wednesday, Aug. 9 at Trophy Lake Golf and Casting in Port Orchard. For details, contact Vanessa D. Lamb at 253-670-0848 or Mike Williams at 206-380-1751.

* Solidarity BBQ, TacomaSolidarity BBQ, Tacoma

Time: 5:30 pm

All area union members and their adult family members are invited to join IBEW Local 76 and the Pierce County Central Labor Council for some suds and solidarity at the Annual Solidarity Barbecue from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at Local 76's back parking lot, 3049 S. 36th St. in Tacoma. Click for an event flier.

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* Wash. BCTC 2017 ConventionWash. BCTC 2017 Convention

The Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council will hold its 2017 Convention on Aug. 10-11 at the Murano Hotel, 1320 Broadway in Tacoma. Click for details.

* Post office picket, Burien Post office picket, Burien

Time: 2:00 pm

Join the American Postal Workers Union for an informational picket against USPS job cuts and understaffing from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10 at the Burien Post Office, 2116 SW 152 St. in Burien. For more info, call the Greater Seattle Area APWU at 206-241-6038.

* McMorris Town Hall, SpokaneMcMorris Town Hall, Spokane

Time: 5:00 pm

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will hold a Town Hall meeting at Gonzaga University’s Cataldo Hall, 502 E Boone Street in Spokane, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10. It's open only to 5th CD residents and tickets are required. Click for details.

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* Wash. BCTC 2017 ConventionWash. BCTC 2017 Convention

The Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council will hold its 2017 Convention on Aug. 10-11 at the Murano Hotel, 1320 Broadway in Tacoma. Click for details.

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* Rep. Smith Town Hall, TukwilaRep. Smith Town Hall, Tukwila

Time: 10:00 am

Congressman Adam Smith is hosting a Town Hall event where constituents can meet and interact with him and voice concerns on the issues before Congress. It will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Foster High School Performing Arts Center, 4242 S 144th St. in Tukwila. Click for details or to register to attend.

* Cantwell Town Hall, WenatcheeCantwell Town Hall, Wenatchee

Time: 10:00 am

Sen. Maria Cantwell will hold a Town Hall meeting to hear directly from constituents about policies affecting them and answer their questions. In Wenatchee, it will be Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Wenatchee High School Auditorium, 1101 Millerdale Ave. Click to RSVP and get tickets.

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* Cantwell Town Hall, SpokaneCantwell Town Hall, Spokane

Time: 6:00 pm

Sen. Maria Cantwell will hold a Town Hall meeting to hear directly from constituents about policies affecting them and answer their questions. In Spokane, it will be Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Gonzaga University's Cataldo Hall in the Globe Room, 502 E. Boone Ave. Click to RSVP and get tickets.

* Protect DACA rally, SeattleProtect DACA rally, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

On Tuesday, Aug. 15, is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals application anniversary, thousands across the country will take to the streets to protect DACA and other local priorities for our immigrant communities. Join the Washington Dream Coalition for a West Coast Immigrant Solidarity Rally in Seattle. The march begins at 6 p.m. at Stargus Park, 904 Stargus Ave. S, to the rally at Hing Hay Park, 423 Maynard Ave S. Click for details.

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* SCLC AquaSox event, EverettSCLC AquaSox event, Everett

Time: 7:00 am

The Snohomish County Labor Council invites all area union members to the 34th Annual Union Solidarity Night at the AquaSox game on Thursday, Aug. 17 at Everett Memorial Stadium, 3802 Broadway. Admission is FREE with a voucher from the SCLC! Gates open at 6 p.m. Game at 7 p.m. Click for details.

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* Alliance climate event, YakimaAlliance climate event, Yakima

Time: 6:00 pm

All are invited to join the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy at its “Taking the Lead on Climate Change” kickoff event in Yakima on Thursday, Aug. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Laborers Hall, 507 S. 3rd St. in Yakima. Learn what the Alliance believes is the most effective and equitable carbon reduction policy to date for transitioning to a clean-energy economy in Washington. Click for details.

   

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