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* May Day march/rally, SeattleMay Day march/rally, Seattle

El Comité will conduct its annual May Day March and Rally for Immigrants' and Workers' Rights both in person and online. A masked, socially distanced march begins at noon at St. Mary's Church, 611 20th Ave S in Seattle. Click for details.

* May Day picnic, TacomaMay Day picnic, Tacoma

Time: 1:00 pm

All are invited to a May Day picnic co-hosted by the Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the Tacoma Democratic Socialists from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 1 at Lincoln Park, 801 S. 37th St. in Tacoma. Click for details.

* John O'Connor PSARA concertJohn O'Connor PSARA concert

Time: 4:00 pm

At 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 (International Workers Day), folk singer-songwriter and labor activist John O'Connor will have a virtual concert to benefit Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA) as part of its 2021 GiveBIG campaign. Click to register.

* No More Stolen Sisters eventNo More Stolen Sisters event

Time: 4:00 pm

"No More Stolen Sisters," a panel discussion for the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. Click for details and to RSVP for this Facebook event.

* Know Your Rights trainingKnow Your Rights training

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center invites all to attend a free online 2-hour participatory training on how to use to know your rights, and to help your coworkers, family, and friends protect their rights at work. It starts at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 6. Registration is required. Click for details.

* Tulsa Race Massacre panelTulsa Race Massacre panel

Time: 1:00 pm

A moderated panel discussion to commemorate the centenary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, which occurred in 1921 in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, will be held Friday, May 7 at 1 p.m. Click for details or to register.

* MLK Labor vaccine clinic, KentMLK Labor vaccine clinic, Kent

Time: 9:30 am

MLK Labor and the IBEW Local 46 will be hosting a vaccine clinic on Saturday, May 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the IBEW 46 Hall, 19802 62nd Ave. S. #105, in Kent. Click for details.

* AAHB vaccine clinic, SeattleAAHB vaccine clinic, Seattle

Time: 9:00 am

The African American Health Board plans a COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 9 at the South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S. in Seattle. Click for details.

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

Time: 6:00 pm

At Pacific Coast Coalition for Seafarers will present its 4th installment of its "From Land to Sea" public education series on Monday, May 10 from 6 to 7 p.m. Hear the success stories of active solidarity with seafarers and how you can help us strengthen the unity between land and sea through communities in solidarity with seafarers. Click for details.

* Town Hall on Anti-Asian RacismTown Hall on Anti-Asian Racism

Time: 12:00 pm

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month by joining APALA for a Labor Town Hall on Anti-Asian Racism. It will be Wednesday, May 12 at noon. All labor leaders, members and allies are urged to attend. Click for details.

* Book talk on "Ben Fletcher"Book talk on "Ben Fletcher"

Time: 1:30 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies presents a Zoom book talk on "Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly" by Peter Cole at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12. Click for details and to register.

* Free Food Giveaway, VancouverFree Food Giveaway, Vancouver

Time: 1:30 pm

The SW Washington Central Labor Council urges all area union members and their families to come to its Free Food Giveaway starting at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at Tower Mall, 5411 E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver There will be a truckload of food open to everyone (while supplies last). Drive-thru pickup only. Click for details.

* Solidarity in Song singalongSolidarity in Song singalong

Time: 5:00 pm

"Solidarity in Song," a virtual singalong event in support of the Seattle Labor Chorus, will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. Special guests will include Elise Bryant, Billy Bragg, Alexandra "Al" Bradbury, Holly Near, Ben Hunter and Joe Seamans, and our own Janet Stecher. Tickets to the fundraiser ate a suggested $15 but no one will be turned away. Click for details or to register.

* Origins of Affirmative ActionOrigins of Affirmative Action

Time: 1:00 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies presents a Zoom workshare: "The Black Power Origins of Affirmative Action: A Micro-History" with Dan Berger at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18. Click for details and to register.

* "Food Chains" screening"Food Chains" screening

Time: 6:30 pm

All are invited to a free screening of the documentary film "Food Chains" about the human cost of of the U.S. food supply system at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, It will be followed by a discussion featuring ag and food industry workers. Click for details.

* Power in a PensionPower in a Pension

Time: 10:00 am

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies presents a Zoom event, "Power in a Pension: Labor, Private Equity, and Climate Justice" featuring a distinguished panel of scholars and experts at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19. Click for details and to register.

* Racism and Student GrievancesRacism and Student Grievances

Time: 2:30 pm

“Neutral” Student Grievance Processes in White Supremacist Institutions of Higher Education will be presented by Farhana Loonat, Ph.D from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19. This will be a discussion of college administrators’ avowed commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion stand in contradiction to their support for racially biased student grievance processes. Click to join this Zoom event.

* Race and Labor film eventRace and Labor film event

Time: 6:00 pm

The WA Labor Center is proud to present the third installment of its Race and Labor Film Series: "The Prison in 12 Landscapes" at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. This film by Brett Story explores social inequality and the American justice system. Click for details.

* APALA Seattle eventsAPALA Seattle events

Time: 4:00 pm

APALA Seattle Chapter will host its quarterly membership meeting Saturday, May 22 from 4 to 5 p.m. All members are welcome to join. Then, it will host its Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration -- open to all -- from 5 to 6 p.m. Click to register.

* PSARA with Dan YashinskyPSARA with Dan Yashinsky

Time: 4:00 pm

All are invited to join acclaimed Canadian storyteller Dan Yashinsky as joins the Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action for an hour of thoughtfulness, entertainment, wisdom, and laughter at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 22. Click to register.

* Apprenticeship and OrganizingApprenticeship and Organizing

Time: 4:00 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies presents a Zoom workshare, "Apprenticeship as an Organizing Tool? Field Notes from Washington State" with Daniel Jacoby at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 24. Click for details and to register.

* "Disruption" pandemic panel"Disruption" pandemic panel

Time: 7:00 pm

MOHAI and the Labor Archives of Washington present "Disruption: What’s New (and Not) about Work During the Pandemic Era," a virtual panel discussion on how COVID-19 has changed our work-life in dramatic ways, on Tuesday, May 25 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Panelists will include the WSLC's April Sims. Click for details and to register.

* Tusla teach-in/rally, SeattleTusla teach-in/rally, Seattle

Time: 1:00 pm

"Honoring Our Black Wall Streets," a rally and teach-in commemorating of the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 31 at 23rd and Jackson in Seattle. Click for details.



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