Weekly Update: May 17

May 17, 2019

Weekly Update: May 17

Union Summer Internship Application Deadline Extended Until May 24

Are you or anyone you know interested in working for social change?

Union Summer is the paid ($16/hour) summer internship program for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement. Union Summer participants will spend an exciting six weeks (June 25-August 3) working full-time and hands-on with different campaigns — talking to our community, marching for justice, and gaining first-hand experience in the movement. The positions are based in and around Seattle, but campaigns may take place throughout the region.

Please spread the word if you know someone who might be interested in Union Summer.

Click here for more information

MLK Labor Endorsements

Today is the filing deadline and that means that the 2019 election season is heating up. MLK Labor delegates have already made a number of endorsements in municipal races across King County. All 2019 endorsements can be seen at mlklabor.org/endorsements

King County Council
Larry Gosset (D2)
Jeanie Kohl Welles (D4)
Claudia Balducci (D6)

Lisa Herbold (D1)
Emily Myers (D4)
Debora Juarez (D5)
Andrew Lewis (D7)
Ruth Perez (Mayor)

Marli Larimer (Position 1)
Sara Franklin (Position 3)
Awale Farah (Position 7)

Dennis Martinez (Position 4)

Takele Gobena (Position 5)

Chris Stearns (Position 1)

Federal Way
Jamila Taylor (Position 5)

Sofia Aragon (Position 6)

Seattle Port Commission
Fred Felleman (Position 5)

May 20: MLK Labor Gender Caucus

Join on Monday, May 20 for the MLK Labor Gender Caucus. This is the table for on-going work that focuses on how we represent our members and grow our movement with an eye towards gender discrimination.

What: MLK Labor Gender Caucus
When: Monday, May 20, 2019 // 4:30 PM
Where: Seattle Labor Temple Rm 208 // 2800 1st Ave

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