Tag: Solidarity

I Stand with the Jewish Community in Opposing Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants

August 9th, 2019

On August 8th hundreds of Jewish community members and supporters, marched and powerfully demonstrated against the atrocities being committed by ICE and the Trump administration against immigrant communities daily before our eyes.  I applaud activists and organizers in the Jewish community here in Seattle, standing with other communities facing all out assaults on their lives […]

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Solidarity with the Crescent Lounge and the LGBTQ community. Fight against hate crimes in Seattle!

June 27th, 2019

Wednesday June 26, 2019 Dear friends and community members,  My office and I send our solidarity to The Crescent bar on Capitol Hill, whose Pride flag was recently shredded, and The Lumber Yard and The Swallow, who also reported anti-LGBTQ targeting. We stand with the LGBTQ community in condemning these cowardly and hateful acts, and […]

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My Speech at the Annual Community Juneteenth Celebration in Pratt Park on June 15th

June 19th, 2019

Thank you to the organizers for inviting me to speak at this wonderful celebration of struggle. Frederick Douglass, a former slave, leading abolitionist and activist for women’s rights, spoke words that can act as a guide still today. Frederick Douglass proclaimed that “If there is no struggle, there can be no progress. Power concedes nothing […]

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Solidarity from Seattle to New York’s Rent Control Movement! Best Wishes for a Historic Victory!

June 13th, 2019

Thursday June 13, 2019 Dear New York rent control activists, As a fighter for rent control and housing justice and as an elected socialist in Seattle, I stand in solidarity with your movement. My City Council office fully supports your demand that your state legislature pass the bills that would establish universal rent control, strengthen […]

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Solidarity With The Working People of Sudan Fighting Against Brutal Oppression!

June 6th, 2019

Thursday June 06, 2019 Dear sisters and brothers, Workers, socialists and activists around the world are watching your heroic struggle for democracy, human rights, and decent living standards. You are not alone! While Bashir has been forced from office by your determination, the same forces that supported him are seeking to cling to power. At […]

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Heading of Blog Post: Teamster 174 School Bus Drivers Thank You Letter!

March 8th, 2018

Early last year dozens of courageous school bus drivers went on strike for fair wages and healthcare against the massive multi-national corporation First Student. My office and Socialist Alternative were on the picket lines every day, and stood with workers however possible to force First Student to cede the workers demands. In the end, the […]

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