We have several upcoming events this week that we want you to know about. Keep reading, because we do have a call to action that involves contacting elected officials today.
Upcoming Events this Week:
Today, October 1: Gather signatures for I-940 outside the Seahawks game!
De-Escalate Washington will be outside CenturyLink Field from 3PM-11PM to gather signatures for I-940, an initiative to mandate de-escalation training for police officers and revise the standard for use of deadly force. Sign up for a shift at http://www.deescalatewa.org/10_1_seahawks
ACTION: Did you participate in this? If so, send us an e-mail at email@example.com and let us know how it went, and how many signatures you picked up.
Saturday, October 7: Day of Action in Burien with Pramila Jayapal, 10am at Burien Press.
Join Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and volunteers as we knock on doors in Burien for a slate of progressive city council candidates. These elections are important because a slate of far-right candidates is attempting a takeover of the city council to repeal its sanctuary city ordinance. Sign up at https://www.facebook.com/events/294972207646010/
Sunday, October 8: SEA NO H8: A Concert for Indivisible Project at Optimism Brewing Company, from 5:30-7:30.
Join your Seattle-area neighbors to stand together against hate-based rhetoric, politics and policies and celebrate strong social activism in our community that promotes inclusivity, tolerance and diversity. All proceeds benefit Indivisible Project. Featuring music by Seattle's "soul ambassador," Tiffany Wilson, En Canto, classic Seattle-based Brazilian band, and hosted by Hosted by Rich Smith from The Stranger & Blabbermouth podcast. https://www.facebook.com/events/230457644151803/
Action: Thank our port commissioners for taking a stand against the Muslim Ban
The Port of Seattle has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in opposition to the Muslim Ban. Send the commissioners an e-mail to thank them!