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* Seattle Womxn's MarchSeattle Womxn's March

Time: 10:00 am

The Seattle Womxn's March, being held in solidarity with the national Women’s March on Washington D.C to stand up for human rights and social justice, will be Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Seattle. Route TBA. Click for details.

* Daniel Dawes on the ACADaniel Dawes on the ACA

Time: 4:00 pm

Healthcare attorney Daniel Dawes, author of "150 Years of ObamaCare," will share his insider’s view of the shaping of the Affordable Care Act and its prospects given a hostile president-elect and Congress. This talk will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8 at the Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Mercer Way in Mercer Island. Click for ticket info.

* Resist Trump planning, SeattleResist Trump planning, Seattle

Time: 12:00 pm

A Resist Trump Coalition Town Hall planning meeting hosted by Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Ave., to prepare for Trump’s inauguration and mobilize for solidarity rallies. Click for details.

* Protect Health Care, SeattleProtect Health Care, Seattle

Time: 12:00 pm

A Rally to Protect Health Care will be held at noon on Sunday, Jan. 15 at Seattle’s Westlake Park, 4th & Pine. Special guest speakers will include U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal. Details TBA.

* MLK Day, SeattleMLK Day, Seattle

Time: 9:30 am

Under the theme, “Stop the Hate – Come Together,” the annual MLK Day Rally & March from Garfield High School, 23rd and E. Jefferson, will be Monday, Jan. 16. Workshops will be held starting at 9:30 a.m., the rally in the gym starts at 11 a.m., the march to the Federal Building (2nd & Madison) leaves the school at 12:30 p.m., and a second rally will be held there at approximately 1:30 p.m. Click for details.

* MLK Day Rally at CapitolMLK Day Rally at Capitol

Time: 10:30 am

The Washington Education Association, NAACP, and the Washington Paramount Duty coalition are planning a rally on the State Capitol steps on M.L. King, Jr. Day, (Monday, Jan. 16) starting at 10:30 a.m. The message: Education as a civil right for all students -- no matter where they live. Click for more info.

* MLK Day, YakimaMLK Day, Yakima

Time: 11:30 am

The annual MLK Day peace walk will gather at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16 at MLK Jr. Boulevard and Fifth Avenue in Yakima. The march will start at noon and proceed to the Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. Eighth St. Click for details.

* MLK Day, SpokaneMLK Day, Spokane

Time: 12:00 pm

The MLK Rally and Unity March begins at noon at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Click for details (TBA).

* Harry Bridges Center eventHarry Bridges Center event

Time: 4:00 pm

Join the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies for its fourth annual meet-and-greet dedicated to networking faculty and students at the University of Washington and the local labor community. It will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at UW HUB, Room 340, UW Seattle. Click for details.

* Citizenship app. help, SeattleCitizenship app. help, Seattle

Time: 12:00 pm

The City of Seattle will offer free citizenship application assistance from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20 at Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall, followed by Know Your Rights/Safety Training sessions. Click for details.

* Resist Trump rallies, SeattleResist Trump rallies, Seattle

Time: 1:00 pm

Gather for Resist Trump rallies and marches on Inauguration Day (Friday, Jan. 20) at 1 p.m. at Judkins Park, 2150 S. Norman St., march to the Federal Building (2nd & Madison) beginning at 2:30 p.m., rally there at 4 p.m., and march to Westlake Park (4th & Pine) for a second rally at 5 p.m. Click for details.

* Women's Marches, statewideWomen's Marches, statewide

Women's Marches are planned throughout Washington state on Saturday, Jan. 21 in solidarity with the National Women's March on Washington, D.C. Click for details.

* United Against Trump, VancUnited Against Trump, Vanc

Time: 10:00 am

A rally and march demonstrating a United Front Against the Trump Agenda will be held Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Vancouver. Participants will gather at Shemanski Park (SW Park/Salmon), march to Waterfront (Salmon St. Springs), where they will join the Portland Women’s March at noon. The Oregon AFL-CIO has endorsed this event and is encouraging affiliated unions to participate. Get details.

* White House Call-In DayWhite House Call-In Day

As a candidate, Donald Trump pledged no cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. It’s up to us to make sure he keeps this pledge. Monday, Jan. 23 is a National White House Call-In Day set up by the Alliance for Retired Americans to tell Trump to veto any cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid! Call toll-free 1-866-828-4162 and leave that message! Click for details.

* Healthcare Call-In DayHealthcare Call-In Day

Tuesday, Jan. 24is the second National Healthcare Call-in Day. Call 866-426-2631 to tell your member of Congress: Show us your plan to lower healthcare costs and make improvements before taking vital healthcare and Medicaid away from millions of Americans, our children and aging parents. Click for details.

* Sea-Tac workers' rallySea-Tac workers' rally

Time: 12:00 pm

Sea-Tac Airport workers and their community supporters will rally at noon at 18291 International Blvd., in the grassy area across the street from the Red Lion Hotel, before attending the Port of Seattle Commission meeting at 1 p.m. They intend to deliver the message that companies that harass and abuse workers, or fail to pay the new SeaTac minimum wage, should not be welcome at our airport. Click for details.

* Climate Justice webinarClimate Justice webinar

Time: 5:30 pm

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is looking for people eager to step up and fight for equitable, effective, and viable climate action in Washington. They will offer a Climate Justice Captain training webinar from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 (if you sign up by 4 p.m.). Email to RSVP and get details.

* Climate Justice trainingClimate Justice training

Time: 10:00 am

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is looking for people eager to step up and fight for equitable, effective, and viable climate action in Washington. They will offer a Climate Justice Captain training from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday Jan. 28 at the IAM 751 Union Hall, 9125 15th Place S. in Seattle. Click for details and to RSVP.




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