Defend Roe v. Wade Resolution

May 8th, 2022

On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, my office will move a City Council resolution in support of abortion rights and other reproductive rights, and a grassroots movement to defend Roe v. Wade. Read our proposed resolution below: A RESOLUTION in support of abortion rights and other reproductive rights, in opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court draft […]

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My Speech at the May 3, 2022 Rally to Defend Roe V. Wade

May 3rd, 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Sisters, brothers, siblings We are facing the single biggest attack on women and reproductive rights in most of our lifetimes. And this right-wing supreme court has also given every indication that if they succeed, if we allow them to succeed, in eliminating Roe V Wade, they plan to carry out draconian […]

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Strike Report! Marysville, WA Starbucks Workers Shut Down Store in Successful 3-Day Strike

April 12th, 2022

Bia Lacombe, Community Organizer in the Office of Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant “There should be a national walkout day, where no Starbucks is open.” This past weekend, unionizing workers at a Starbucks store in Marysville, WA went on strike for three consecutive days, forcing management to shut down the store! As they picketed outside […]

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Fight Starbucks’ Union Busting! Rally on Saturday, April 23!

March 22nd, 2022
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Councilmember Sawant Urges Solidarity with Striking Sand and Gravel Teamsters, Supports Mass Action to Win Strike

March 3rd, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2022 “In the face of stonewalling and attempted strikebreaking by contractor bosses, mass action is needed to win this strike. I appeal to all workers to refuse to cross the Teamsters’ picket line and to refuse to handle any concrete being used by the bosses to break the strike.” SEATTLE […]

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FAQ – Why Seattle’s Pandemic Eviction Moratorium Must be Extended Through the End of the Public Health Emergency

February 22nd, 2022

THIS TUESDAY, Feb. 22 at 2 PM, the City Council will vote on my office’s resolution to extend the eviction moratorium through the end of the COVID emergency. Can you call in to public comment to demand Councilmembers vote YES? What you can do to help keep the eviction moratorium in place:Testify to the City Council this […]

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How to Give Public Comment to the Seattle City Council

February 19th, 2022

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: At 12:00 PM on the day of the Council Meeting, go to this webpage and fill out the form at the bottom of the page. All you have to do at this stage is take 30 seconds to sign up. You don’t have to call into the City Council meeting until 2:00 PM. […]

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Press Release: Sawant to Introduce Legislation to Extend Eviction Moratorium Through End of Public Health Emergency

February 14th, 2022

February 14, 2022

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Rally to Demand Starbucks Stop Union Busting! Solidarity With The Memphis 7!

February 13th, 2022
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Press Release: Sawant congratulates Starbucks workers for City Council Resolution Victory

February 8th, 2022
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