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* Moral Monday national eventMoral Monday national event

Time: 12:30 pm

The Poor People's Campaign will launch Moral Mondays during the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration at 12:30 p.m. Paacific time on Monday, Feb. 1. The PPC is pushing just COVID relief and to immediately enact a living wage of $15 an hour. Click to watch the livestream.

* WA Poor People's CampaignWA Poor People's Campaign

Time: 7:00 pm

Washington Poor People's Campaign will host its First Monday of the Month Open House via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1. This is a chance to meet other folks in Washington state and hear about actions we can take here to push policy priorities for our state. Click for details.

* WSLC Legislative ConferenceWSLC Legislative Conference

Time: 11:00 am

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will hold its 2021 Legislative Lobbying Conference virtually on Thursday, Feb. 4 staring at 11 a.m. Click for details, including how to register.

* Seafarers, From Land to SeaSeafarers, From Land to Sea

Time: 6:00 pm

The Pacific Coast Coalition for Seafarers is launching the first installment of its 4-part education series "From Land to Sea" this month. Join the PCCS on Monday, Feb. 8 from 6to 7 p.m. for an educational discussion on the global conditions of seafarers. Click to register.

* Union By Law book launchUnion By Law book launch

Time: 5:00 pm

There will be a book launch event for "Union by Law: Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism" by Michael McCann with George Lovell from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11. Click to register for this Zoom event.

* Know Your Rights at WorkKnow Your Rights at Work

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington Labor Education and Research Center invites all to a free, online 2-hour participatory training for workers in Washington state at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11. Learn how to use to know your own rights, and to help your coworkers, family, and friends protect their rights at work. Click for details.

* Celebration of Tony LeeCelebration of Tony Lee

Time: 5:00 pm

All are invited to a celebration of the life of Tony Lee beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12 at Tony, who died on Nov. 12, 2020, was a legendary advocate for vulnerable communities in Washington state. Click to learn more.

* APRI Legislative DayAPRI Legislative Day

Time: 10:30 am

Join the A. Phillip Randolph Institute Seattle and Tacoma Chapters and the Washington State Christian Leaders Coalition for African American Legislative Day on Monday, Feb. 15 (Presidents Day). From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be an open discussion via Zoom on key issues. Click for details.

* 9to5 film screening9to5 film screening

Time: 6:00 pm

Join the Labor Solidarity Project at the UW Tacoma for a virtual preview screening of the film "9to5: Story of a Movement," followed by panel discussion with Adair Dammann, Laurie Brown, Rosalinda Aguirre and Shirley McElroy Ray. This live event will occur on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. PST. This event is free, but please RSVP. Click for details.

* Day of Remembrance panelDay of Remembrance panel

Time: 12:00 pm

Seattle Colleges presents RACISM, RESILIENCE, AND RESISTANCE: EXECUTIVE ORDER #9066 IN 2021, a panel discussion live-streaming on Thursday, Feb. 18 from noon to to 1:30 p.m. exploring the imprisonment of Japanese Americans during World War II, its echo in the present, and anti-xenophobic activism. Click for details.


Time: 9:00 am

SAG-AFTRA and AFL-CIO are hosting the 3rd Annual Labor Innovation and Technology Summit, an all-digital event that brings together leaders from across the labor, media, entertainment and technology sectors to discuss the future of work, on Friday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Click here to register.

* Rally for jobs, Auburn WalmartRally for jobs, Auburn Walmart

Time: 12:00 pm

GE/Savant is threatening to move one of the only residential lighting factories left in the U.S. to China. Unions across America are calling on their biggest customer, Walmart, to demand these LED bulbs remain Made in the USA. Join WSLC President Larry Brown from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Auburn Walmart, 762 Outlet Collection Way, as area union members and their supporters stand in solidarity with IUE-CWA Local 84704 workers. Click for details.

* Rally for BAMAzon, SeattleRally for BAMAzon, Seattle

Time: 2:00 pm

There will be a socially distanced, in-person rally for Amazon workers (including those organizing a union in Alabama) and tenant rights at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Washington Multi-Family Housing Association, 711 Powell Ave SW in Seattle. Click for details.

* Food Chains film screeningFood Chains film screening

Time: 6:00 pm

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center is hosting a free virtual screening of the film "Food Chains" by Sanjay Rawal at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23. After the screening there will be a discussion lead by Edgar Franks of Familias Unidas Por la Justicia and Laurel Fish, Lead Organizer and Strategic Coordinator for UFCW 1439's Twin City Campaign. Click to register.

* Lou and Friends ConcertLou and Friends Concert

Time: 4:00 pm

The Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action invite all to attend the Lou and Friends Concert, live via Zoom at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27. It will feature founding member of the Seattle Labor Chorus Lou Truskoff, beloved Folksounds host Jean Geiger, folk singer Tom Rawson, and banjo player Peter McKee. Click to join via Zoom.



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