Action Newsletter—25 February 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. UPDATED – Labor-Dem Work Group Meeting, is scheduled for Monday, Feb 25, 5:30pm, USW Hall, 47 Alder Lane, Mount Vernon We will discuss our plans for the year and how to support the Skagit Nurses and Grocery Workers as well as a discussion about bills for the Farm Workers/H-2A and Fire Fighters. […]

“Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 1, Feb 26, 2019

    “Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 1 Feb 26, 2019 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Conor, Ellie, and Megan examine Seattle City Light’s Electrical Trades Program and how the first trade’s women were treated as […]

Theo Anderson, Writer and Historian, Feb 19, 2019

  Theo Anderson, Writer and Historian Feb 19, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes: Theo discusses some of the takeaways from the 2018 elections. For more information, go to https://www.theoandersonediting.com/, or https://inthesetimes.com/community/profile/52535, or https://www.nationofchange.org/author/theo-anderson/, or theo@inthesetimes.com. We Do The Work Comment:  The new trade agreement, USMCCQ, is worse than NAFTA and bad for the US. About […]

Action Newsletter—11 February 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Skagit County Democrats Newsletter hiatus Feb 18 2019 marks Mim and my 50th wedding anniversary year. To celebrate we are taking a week in New Orleans. Consequently, I do not plan to send out a newsletter on Feb 18. 2. NEW – Tuesday, Feb 5, members of the San Juan County Council, […]

Joe Thomas, President of the Arizona Education Association, Feb 12, 2019

  Joe Thomas, President of the Arizona Education Association Feb 12, 2019 Interview by Lori Province: Joe describes the amazing actions by teachers and the community to support their public schools. For more information, go to http://www.arizonaea.org/home/26.htm, or https://aflcio.org/blog, or http://www.thestand.org/. We Do The Work Comments:  >  Trump’s postal privatization task force has absurd ideas. […]

Message from Our Chair, Jeff Mount

A message from Jeff Mount, Chair, Skagit County Democrats It’s not often that we turn to a basketball player for guidance on fixing the most pressing issues of the day.  But Kyle Korver, a guard for the Utah Jazz and one of the greatest shooters in NBA history, wrote an essay for the Players’ Tribune […]

CALL FOR SKAGIT GALA AUCTION ITEMS

CALL FOR SKAGIT GALA AUCTION ITEMS This year’s annual Gala is scheduled for Saturday, Jun 1. Your special gifts have made our Silent and Live Auctions sparkle! And the proceeds of sale on your donations have gone directly to the central work of the Skagit Democratic Party – electing Democrats to office! Would you consider […]

Cold Weather Shelter, Skagit County

Cold Weather Shelter, Skagit County The Community Action of Skagit County website presents an excellent list of available cold weather shelter information for Skagit County. Click Here for more information. The 40th Legislative District Democrats website also has good current information that also included Whatcom County and San Juan County.

Action Newsletter—4 February 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. You are invited to join Coffee ‘n Cards, Indivisible Skagit and Safe and Sane Skagit (SaSS) for two national legislation education sessions with aides from Representative Suzan DelBene’s office, Monday, Jan 28 and Monday, Feb 11, 10:00am – 11:30am, Skagit County Democrats Headquarters, 300A South First Street, Mount Vernon The first session […]