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* Western WA Leadership SchoolWestern WA Leadership School

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center will presents the First Annual Western Washington Leadership School sponsored by the M.L. King County Labor Council. It will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 through March 4 at the Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College, 6737 Corson Ave. S., C-122, in Seattle. Cost is $150 per person, which includes materials, light breakfasts and lunches. Click for details or to register.

* McDermott/Familias workshopMcDermott/Familias workshop

Time: 6:00 pm

All are invited to "Making the American Dream Real for Everyone," a free interactive workshop presented by Mark McDermott, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at Western Wash. University's Academic West Facility 204 in Bellingham. This event is a fundraiser for Familias Unidas por la Justicia. Click for details.

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* Western WA Leadership SchoolWestern WA Leadership School

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center will presents the First Annual Western Washington Leadership School sponsored by the M.L. King County Labor Council. It will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 through March 4 at the Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College, 6737 Corson Ave. S., C-122, in Seattle. Cost is $150 per person, which includes materials, light breakfasts and lunches. Click for details or to register.

* Nabisco 600, SeattleNabisco 600, Seattle

Time: 3:30 pm

All union members and community supporters are invited to come hear your Chicago sisters and brothers tell their story of Nabisco layoffs and job outsourcing, community heartbreak, and strategic worker galvanization on Friday, March 3 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College, Building C, Room 122. Click for details.

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* Western WA Leadership SchoolWestern WA Leadership School

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center will presents the First Annual Western Washington Leadership School sponsored by the M.L. King County Labor Council. It will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 2 through March 4 at the Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College, 6737 Corson Ave. S., C-122, in Seattle. Cost is $150 per person, which includes materials, light breakfasts and lunches. Click for details or to register.

* Smith town hall, SeattleSmith town hall, Seattle

Time: 10:00 am

Congressman Adam Smith is hosting a town hall event where constituents can meet and interact with the Congressman and voice concerns on the issues of the budget, immigration, education, the economy, national security and more. It will be Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Kings Hall, 2929 27th Ave. S. in Seattle. Click for details.

* Our Health Care, TacomaOur Health Care, Tacoma

Time: 10:00 am

All are invited to "Our Health Care," a community gathering hosted by Congressman Denny Heck to discuss health care changes being debated in Congress. It will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 4 at Portland Avenue Park, 3513 E Portland Ave. in Tacoma. Click for details or to RSVP.

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* SCLC Dinner, EverettSCLC Dinner, Everett

Time: 6:00 pm

The Snohomish County Labor Council invites members of its affiliated unions to bring a younger Union Brother or Sister (under 35 years old) to dinner and a short presentation on the importance of unions, what the Council does, and how it works with the United Way and other organizations. It will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 at the Everett Labor Temple, 2810 Lombard. It's free but seating is limited so RSVP to snolabor@snolabor.org or call 425-259-7922 with questions.

* Women's march-rally, SeattleWomen's march-rally, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

On Jan. 21, women and allies around the world joined together to protest Trump, his policies, misogyny, racism and corruption. Grab your Pussy Hats because Wednesday, March 8 is International Women's Day and another march and rally will showcase the values of women’s work – in and out of the home. It is from 6 to 9 p.m. at Westlake Park (4th & Pine) in Seattle. Click for details.

* 34th LD Dems, West Seattle34th LD Dems, West Seattle

Time: 6:30 pm

The 34th LD Democrats invite all to come hear Robby Stern and Velma Veloria on Wednesday, March 8 at The Hall at Fauntleroy, 9131 California Ave SW in West Seattle. (Accessible by Metro “C” Line.) Potluck Social Time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Veloria will discuss human trafficking and Stern will discuss Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare. For more info, contact Karen Richter at Kerichter100@gmail.com.

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* AT&T Mobility rally, SeattleAT&T Mobility rally, Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

Union members and community supporters of fair wages and job security are urged to join AT&T Mobility workers represented by the Communications Workers of America as they rally for a fair contract at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 9 outside the AT&T Mobility store in Century Square, 1501 4th Ave. in Seattle.

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* Clean Energy hearing, OlympiaClean Energy hearing, Olympia

Time: 10:30 am

The Clean Energy Transition Act (HB 1646) will get a public hearing in the House Environment Committee at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. The WSLC and the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy urge all to attend this important hearing. Meet at the WSLC Olympia office at 10:30 a.m. Click for details.

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* Rosenblum book launch, SeattleRosenblum book launch, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

Join the WSLC at the launch party for Jonathan Rosenblum's new book, "Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement." It will be Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the WSLC office, 321 16th Ave. South in Seattle. Click for details.

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* SCLC's Unions 101, EverettSCLC's Unions 101, Everett

Time: 9:00 am

The Snohomish County Labor Council presents "Unions 101: Learning From the Past, Educating for the Future," from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 at the Everett Labor Temple, 2810 Lombard. This class will focus on labor history and communications skills/messaging. It's free but please RSVP ASAP to snolabor@snolabor.org or by calling 425-259-7922.

* Health care vigil, YakimaHealth care vigil, Yakima

Time: 7:00 pm

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, join labor, faith and community groups from the Hear Our Voices coalition at a candlelight vigil at 22 S. 3rd St., near the Capitol Theatre in Yakima to demand that Rep. Newhouse vote NO on the ACA repeal bill. Click for details.

* Health care vigil, WenatcheeHealth care vigil, Wenatchee

Time: 7:00 pm

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, join labor, faith and community groups from the Hear Our Voices coalition at a candlelight vigil at 121 N Wenatchee Ave., near the Wenatchee Convention Center to demand that Rep. Reichert vote NO on the ACA repeal bill. Click for details.

* Health care vigil, SpokaneHealth care vigil, Spokane

Time: 7:00 pm

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, join labor, faith and community groups from the Hear Our Voices coalition at a candlelight vigil at Cowley Park, 602 S. Division in Spokane to demand that Rep. McMorris Rodgers vote NO on the ACA repeal bill. Click for details.

* Health care vigil, IssaquahHealth care vigil, Issaquah

Time: 7:00 pm

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, join labor, faith and community groups from the Hear Our Voices coalition at a candlelight vigil at Veterans Memorial Park, 120 2nd Ave. NE. in Issaquah to demand that Rep. Reichert vote NO on the ACA repeal bill. Click for details.

* Health care vigil, VancouverHealth care vigil, Vancouver

Time: 7:00 pm

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, join labor, faith and community groups from the Hear Our Voices coalition at a candlelight vigil at 600 Columbia St., near Esther Short Park in Vancouver to demand that Rep. Herrera Beutler vote NO on the ACA repeal bill. Click for details.

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* Raise Up Uber, SeattleRaise Up Uber, Seattle

Time: 1:30 pm

Uber just sued the City of Seattle for the third time to block their drivers from having a voice through a union. The M.L. King County Labor Council urges all to come show their support for the drivers at a collective bargaining hearing and to "Raise Up Uber" at the Tuesday, March 21 city council meeting at 1:30 p.m. at City Hall, 400 4th Ave. Email Katie Garrow for details at katie@mlkclc.org

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* Rally at WPAS, SeattleRally at WPAS, Seattle

Time: 12:30 pm

Employees at Washington Pension Administration Service (WPAS) have been fighting for a fair contract for more than 7 months. They’ve worn buttons, signed petitions, hosted informational pickets to fight back against the extreme union busting proposals from management. What’s bizarre is that WPAS administers benefits for many unions in our region; they profit from union clients but want to provide substandard benefits to their employees. Join OPEIU Local 8 and WPAS employees at a Rally at WPAS, 2815 2nd Ave., from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 to show their employer we stand in solidarity with them!

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* AT&T Mobility rally, SeattleAT&T Mobility rally, Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

Union members and community supporters of fair wages and job security are urged to join AT&T Mobility workers represented by the Communications Workers of America as they rally for a fair contract at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 23 outside the AT&T Mobility store in Century Square, 1501 4th Ave. in Seattle.

* Trump-Proof Seattle town hallTrump-Proof Seattle town hall

Time: 8:00 pm

Trump-Proof Seattle has organized a Town Hall Forum with City Councilmember Rob Johnson on Thursday, March 23 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE, in Seattle. Click for details.

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* Seattle APALA fundraiserSeattle APALA fundraiser

Time: 5:30 pm

Hear from Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, watch cultural performances and learn about worker victories at the Seattle APALA fundraiser and silent auction Friday, March 24 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Jerry Brockey Center, South Seattle College, 6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle. Click for details.

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* Immigrant organizer trainingImmigrant organizer training

Time: 1:00 pm

The Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network will present "Rapid Response: Training for Organizers" on Saturday, March 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Casa Latina Day Workers' Center, 317 17th Ave. South in Seattle. Click for details or to RSVP.

* Seattle Labor Chorus SingalongSeattle Labor Chorus Singalong

Time: 7:00 pm

The Seattle Labor Chorus annual Singalong will be from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25 at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N. in Seattle. Community singing with words provided, free refreshments, silent auction, quilt raffle. Family-friendly. Fundraiser for the Chorus. Suggested donation: adults $15, children $5, or other; no advance tickets required. Questions? Contact Janet Stecher, 206-524-7753, or rebelvoz@aol.com.

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* CTE Showcase of SkillsCTE Showcase of Skills

More than 125 high schools and colleges from across Washington state will participate in the 2017 CTE Showcase of Skills on March 27 at the Capitol Campus in Olympia to demonstrate how Career and Technical Education programs connects skills and leadership by conducting an important community service project. Click for details.

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* Making Career and Family WorkMaking Career and Family Work

Time: 5:30 pm

The constant juggle of family and work is one of the biggest challenges you’ll face as a parent. Join ParentMap and MomsRising founder Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner for a lively and FREE discussion around paid family leave, child care, gender equality, and more. It will be Tuesday, March 28 at Town Hall in Seattle. Light refreshments from 5:30-7 p.m. and the discussion begins at 7:15 p.m. Click for details.

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