My Statement While Voting ‘NO’ on Ending the $4/hour Grocery Worker Pandemic Hazard Pay

August 2nd, 2022
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Make Seattle an Abortion Sanctuary – Speak in Public Comment July 26th Leaflet

July 21st, 2022
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In Your Own Words: Community Members Speak in Support of Making Seattle an Abortion Rights Sanctuary City!

July 5th, 2022

More than 5,500 working people and community members have signed the petition in support of Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s legislation to make Seattle an abortion rights sanctuary city and to fund free abortions for ALL Seattle residents & anyone fleeing abortion-related criminal charges by increasing the Amazon Tax! Sign the petition now if you haven’t yet! […]

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Make Seattle an Abortion Sanctuary – Sign the Petition & Speak in Public Comment July 5th Leaflet

June 29th, 2022
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PRESS RELEASE: Abortion Rights Sanctuary City Legislation

June 24th, 2022

June 24, 2022 Councilmember Sawant & Community Supporters Will Introduce Abortion Rights Sanctuary City Legislation, Urge WA State Legislature to Also Act “We must make Seattle a sanctuary for pregnant people and their doctors and other care providers facing persecution for getting and performing abortions. Let anyone threatened by draconian anti-abortion laws come to Seattle […]

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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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