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* LN walk for Manka, WoodinvilleLN walk for Manka, Woodinville

Time: 9:00 am

Labor Neighbor needs union volunteers to participate in a neighborhood walk in Woodinville on behalf of labor-endorsed State Senate candidate Manka Dhingra. Meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8151 164th Ave NE in Redmond. Walks will be finished by 2 p.m. Click for details.

* Casa Latina gala, SeattleCasa Latina gala, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

Casa Latina's En Camino Annual Gala will be Saturday, Oct. 7 at The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Ave. Cocktails at 6 p.m., and dinner and program at 7 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Click for details.

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* Alliance kickoff, RedmondAlliance kickoff, Redmond

Time: 6:00 pm

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy will hold its East King County Campaign Kickoff on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at PostDoc Brewing, 17625 NE 65th St #100, Redmond. Click for details or to RSVP.

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* Emerging Leaders Conf, SeattleEmerging Leaders Conf, Seattle

The Washington State Labor Education & Research Center at South Seattle College and the Washington YELL present the 2017 Emerging Leaders Conference, "Social Justice Unionism in the Face of Right-to-Work" on Friday evening, Oct. 13 and all day on Saturday, Oct. 14. Click for details.

* DeVos counter rally, BellevueDeVos counter rally, Bellevue

Time: 5:00 pm

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is coming to Bellevue for a fundraiser and the Equity in Education Coalition is planning a counter rally outside the event at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE. All union members and community supporters of public schools are invited to join the rally. Click for details.

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* Emerging Leaders Conf, SeattleEmerging Leaders Conf, Seattle

The Washington State Labor Education & Research Center at South Seattle College and the Washington YELL present the 2017 Emerging Leaders Conference, "Social Justice Unionism in the Face of Right-to-Work" on Friday evening, Oct. 13 and all day on Saturday, Oct. 14. Click for details.

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* Alliance training, BellinghamAlliance training, Bellingham

Time: 10:00 am

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy will host a Bellingham/Whatcom Climate Justice Steward Training on Sunday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at RE Sources for Sustainable Communities, 2309 Meridian St., Bellingham, WA 98225. All are welcome! Click for details or to RSVP.

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* Political Postcard Party. SEAPolitical Postcard Party. SEA

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington State Alliance for Retired Americans and the Washington Young Emerging Labor Leaders (WA YELL) are co-sponsoring a Political Action Across Generations Postcard Party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at the IAM District 751 Union Hall, 9125 15th Pl. South in Seattle. Click for an event flier.

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* Spokane Labor RallySpokane Labor Rally

Time: 4:00 pm

The Spokane Regional Labor Council's annual Labor Rally will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct 18 at Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds, 404 N Havana St. in Spokane Valley. Click for details.

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* UNITE HERE rally, SeaTacUNITE HERE rally, SeaTac

Time: 4:30 pm

As part of a larger union-wide Day of Action in 40 cities across the U.S. and Canada, UNITE HERE! Local 8 members and their community supporters will gather at Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd. in SeaTac, for a rally and march on Thursday, Oct. 19. The picnic and rally begins at 4:30 p.m. and the march at 5 p.m. Click for details.

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* Ballot Drop Walk-BBQ, TukwilaBallot Drop Walk-BBQ, Tukwila

Time: 9:00 am

The 2017 Ballot Drop Walk and BBQ will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Teamsters Building, 14675 Interurban Ave. in Tukwila. Union volunteers will do a neighborhood walk in Kirkland on behalf of Manka Dhingra and return to the Teamsters Building for a delicious BBQ sponsored by the WSLC, UA 32, and local building trades unions. For details or to RSVP, contact Leanne@UALocal32.com or 206-290-7710.

* WSARA Awards Banquet, SeattleWSARA Awards Banquet, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

The Wash. State Alliance for Retired Americans invites all to join them in honoring 2017 Senior Champion, Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The 2017 WSARA Senior Champion Awards Banquet will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the IAM District 751 Union Hall, 9135 15th Pl. S. in Seattle. Click for details.

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* Larson on GOP budget, SeattleLarson on GOP budget, Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action is excited to host Alex Lawson, the Executive Director of Social Security Works, on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Beaumont Room on the 6th Floor of Bay Vista Tower, 2821 2nd Ave. in Seattle. He will discuss the consequences of the Republican budget and tax reform proposal and what needs to be done. Please RSVP to this free event at organizer@psara.org or call the PSARA office at 206-448-9646.

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* Alliance kickoff w/Inslee, OlyAlliance kickoff w/Inslee, Oly

Time: 7:00 pm

All union members and community supporters of sustainable clean-energy jobs are invited to join Governor Jay Inslee, state Rep. Beth Doglio and the Alliance for Jobs & Clean Energy for a climate change town hall and Olympia kickoff event on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW. Click for details.

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* Alliance kickoff, GrangerAlliance kickoff, Granger

Time: 6:00 pm

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy will hold its Yakima Valley Campaign Kickoff on Friday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at KDNA, 121 Sunnyside Ave. in Granger. Click for details or to RSVP.

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* Jayapal tax town hall, SeattleJayapal tax town hall, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal is hosting a Seattle town hall focused how to resist Donald Trump's plans for tax giveaways to the wealthy. It will be Monday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Plymouth Church, 1217 6th Ave. Space is limited, so please click to RSVP if you plan on attending.

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* Budget Matters SpokaneBudget Matters Spokane

Time: 8:30 am

Join the Washington State Budget & Policy Center to find out more about the potential effects of federal policy decisions on communities in eastern Washington and throughout the state. It will be Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Gonzaga University Hemmingson Center Ballroom in Spokane. Hear from keynoter Jared Bernstein, moderator Gary Stokes, and a panel of local experts. Tickets are $30 until Oct. 27 and $40 afterwards or at the door. Click for details.

       

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