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* Organizing Training, SeattleOrganizing Training, Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

UNITE HERE Local 8 in Seattle is hosting a community training for anyone who wants to join them in building a movement of workers, students and activists fighting together for justice. This Organizing & Mobilization Training will be Saturday, April 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Space is limited! Contact Caitlyn Dubois for location and to RSVP at 219-484-1799.

* Trade UP, ArlingtonTrade UP, Arlington

Time: 9:00 am

Trade UP! is an exciting, hards-on opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to learn about careers that pay living wages. Come see, touch and feel what it's like to drive a dump truck, operate a crane through simulation, explore a fire truck, and much more! This event will be Tuesday, April 4 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Arlington Municipal Airport, 18204 59th Ave. NE. Click for details and to sign up for this free event.

* UW-Tacoma immigration clinicUW-Tacoma immigration clinic

Time: 5:00 pm

In collaboration with local Attorney Gustavo Cueva, the Center for Community and Society at the University of Washington Tacoma is hosting an immigration legal clinic open to the broader UWT community. It will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 7 at William Philip Hall, UW-Tacoma, 1900 Commerce St. in Tacoma.

* Contingent Faculty ConferenceContingent Faculty Conference

Time: 9:00 am

AFT Washington is hosting a conference for contingent and/or adjunct faculty to meet one another, learn and share strategies on key issues, and organize for equity and respect. It will be Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at South Seattle College's Georgetown Campus. Click for details.

* Mariners Volunteer nightMariners Volunteer night

Time: 7:10 am

The Seattle Mariners' Salute to Volunteers Night will be the 7:10 p.m. game Tuesday, April 11 vs. the Houston Astros. The Mariners want to honor all of those who volunteer and perform community service by offering special discounted tickets for the game. Click for details and to get your tickets.

* Union Summer info sessionUnion Summer info session

Time: 12:00 pm

On Wednesday, April 12 from noon to 1 p.m., the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will host an information session about the Union Summer program, featuring past interns and details about how unions can sponsor interns for this year’s program, at the WSLC Seattle office, 321 16th Ave. South. Click for details.

* Seattle Colleges info picketSeattle Colleges info picket

Time: 2:30 pm

AFT Seattle Local 1789, representing more than 1,000 Seattle College faculty in bargaining for more than a year, will host an informational picket to coincide with the College District Board of Trustees meeting. It will be Thursday, April 13 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Siegal Center, 1500 Harvard Avenue, Seattle.

* Tax March SeattleTax March Seattle

Time: 10:00 am

On Tax Day this Saturday, April 15 demand that Donald Trump release his tax returns and that Washington lawmakers clean up the state's upside-down tax code. Tax March Seattle will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gather at the Federal Building (2nd Ave. & Marion St.) at 10 a.m., begin marching at 11 a.m., and end at the Seattle Center (5th Ave. & Harrison St.)

* BlackLivesMatter 2.0, SeattleBlackLivesMatter 2.0, Seattle

Time: 2:00 pm

A #BlackLivesMatter march will be he;ld in downtown Seattle from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 15 beginning at Westlake Park, 401 Pine St. Click for details.

* APRI b-day reception, SeattleAPRI b-day reception, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

The Seattle Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute will have a special birthday meet-and-greet reception and screening of the film "The Children’s March" on Monday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at the WSLC, 321 16th Ave. South in Seattle. It will include a “virtual visit” from APRI National President Clayola Brown.

* Stand Up for WashingtonStand Up for Washington

On Wednesday, April 19, public employees across Washington state are stepping out at Stand Up for Washington events across the state to send a message to state lawmakers: fund public services, the safety net and public employee contracts. Click for details.

* ULP Brew Review, SeattleULP Brew Review, Seattle

Time: 5:00 pm

Attend Brew Review 2017, a benefit for the Unemployment Law Project, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 at Axis, 308 1st Ave. S., in Seattle's Pioneer Square. Enjoy some great local beers, plus appetizers, live music, and great items for silent auction. Click for details/tickets.

* Workers Memorial Day, SeattleWorkers Memorial Day, Seattle

Time: 5:30 pm

A presentation on the dangers of silica dust will be followed by a Worker Memorial Day vigil at the regular delegates meeting of the M.L. King County Labor Council, AFL-CIO, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 at the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave. For details, call the council at 206-441-8510.

* March for Science, SeattleMarch for Science, Seattle

Time: 10:00 am

April 22 is the day to celebrate science and march in solidarity with others from across the nation who value science that works towards the common good. Join the March for Science on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cal Anderson Park, 1425 Broadway in Seattle. Click for details.

* Workers Memorial Day, SpokaneWorkers Memorial Day, Spokane

Time: 11:00 am

The Spokane Regional Labor Council will host its annual Workers Memorial Day commemoration at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Mission Park in Spokane. Click for details.

* Know Your Rights, TukwilaKnow Your Rights, Tukwila

Time: 11:00 am

"Know Your Rights: Legal Training and Resources for the Immigrant Community" will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Teamsters Local 117, 14675 International Blvd. in Tukwila. Call 206-441-4860 for info.

* Phil Ochs celebration, SeattlePhil Ochs celebration, Seattle

Time: 9:00 pm

The 7th Annual Phil Ochs Celebration of Life & Community Fundraiser, highlighting the legendary folksinger/songwriter's labor and organizing songs, will include performers Eric Apoe, Greg Deer, Maristela Diaz Sanchez, Reggie Garrett, David Guilbault, and Erika Lundahl, and is hosted by Gary Kanter. Proceeds will benefit Bellingham-based civil rights attorney, Larry Hildes, who was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. It will be April 22 at 9 p.m. at Egan's Ballard Jam House, 1707 NW Market St. in Seattle. Suggested donation $10. Reservations recommended by emailing

* Workers Memorial Day, EverettWorkers Memorial Day, Everett

Time: 5:00 pm

The Snohomish County Labor Council will host its annual Workers Memorial Day at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26 in the Mission Courtyard at the County Courthouse, at the corner of Wetmore and Pacific in Everett. Speakers will include WSLC President Jeff Johnson, County Councilman Brian Sullivan and Mayor Ray Stephanson.

* Workers Memorial Day, UWWorkers Memorial Day, UW

Time: 11:30 am

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington will hold a Workers Memorial Day event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Husky Union Building, Lyceum (first floor) at UW in Seattle. Free and open to the public, the keynote speaker will be Rais Bhuiyan, Founder and President of World Without Hate. WSLC President Jeff Johnson will also speak. Click for details.

* Workers Memorial Day, TumwaterWorkers Memorial Day, Tumwater

Time: 2:00 pm

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries hosts a Workers Memorial Day ceremony each spring to honor those who have died in the previous year from job-related injuries or illnesses. All are invited to attend this year's event on Thursday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at L&I's Tumwater HQ, 7273 Linderson Way SW. Click for details.

* Workers Memorial Day, LakewoodWorkers Memorial Day, Lakewood

Time: 11:00 am

Washington Federation of State Employees Local 793 and the Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO will hold their annual Workers Memorial Day commemoration and barbecue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Western State Hospital, 9601 Steilacoom Blvd. in Lakewood. For details, call 253-473-3810.

* Workers Mem. Day, BellinghamWorkers Mem. Day, Bellingham

Time: 12:00 pm

The Northwest Washington Central Labor Council will host its annual Workers Memorial Day from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave. Click for details.

* Peoples Climate March, SeattlePeoples Climate March, Seattle

Time: 10:00 am

Union and environmental activists are working together to address climate change with a just transition for workers and communities most impacted. On this Earth Day, they will march together at the People's Climate March from Seattle's Occidental Park to Westlake Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Click for details.

* Peoples Climate Action SummitPeoples Climate Action Summit

Time: 12:00 pm

A teach-in People's Climate Action Summit will bring people from a broad set of groups together for a day on Saturday, April 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Seattle University Administration Building. Click for details.

* WSLC Mural Unveiling PartyWSLC Mural Unveiling Party

Time: 1:00 pm

Three years in the making, the Unveiling Ceremony and Block Party for the Jackson Street Workers Mural will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 30 at the Washington State Labor Council building at 321 16th Ave. South (16th & Jackson) in Seattle. Celebrate the rich history of workers with local dignitaries, community leaders, and neighbors! There will be food, music and performances. Click for details.



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