Do you think working people deserve fair and equal pay? Benefits? Livable wages?
Are you thinking of running for office?
Or getting more involved?
Do you wonder what you can do to fight for our community’s working families?
Do you support unionization but have wondered what we do, who we represent, or how collecting bargaining and contract negotiations work?
Attend the Central Coast Labor Council’s Union 101 for activists and candidates! Learn why unions are the only way to grow the middle class, level the playing field in our economy, and provide economic security to working Americans. You will have the opportunity to speak with local labor leaders to learn about the importance of unions for everyone, and what we do right here in SLO to fight for workers and their families!
Yet in 2017, women hold only 19.6% of the seats in Congress, and represent only 25% of the state legislatures. As the #metoo movement has highlighted, there are still barriers in place that women face on a daily basis – in their homes, in their careers, and in politics.
How do we change this? How do we accelerate the process of getting more women into political power? From school boards and city councils, to federal executives and volunteering for campaigns, we need women’s voices and leadership to achieve true representation.
Join us for a facilitated workshop where we will:
• Identify the barriers we need to remove, and explore how we can do that.
• Leverage the national momentum to elevate more local women into positions of power.
• Connect with local leaders and groups to take immediate action.
– 5:30 – 6:00 Social Time: Enjoy locally crafted beer from 7 Sisters Brewery, custom brewed for this event! We’ll also have food available for purchase from the Javed Kabab Paradise Food Truck!
– 6:00 – 6:30 Welcome & Speaker: details to follow
– 6:30 – 7:30 Facilitated Workshop
– 7:30 – 8:00 Toolkit: How can we take what we learned tonight and translate it into direct action that will help us get closer to 50/50? Whether you prefer walking precincts, phone banking, volunteering for a campaign, or are considering running for office yourself, everyone will leave with a Take Action Toolkit that will include dozens of ways YOU can get involved!
You’re invited to “drinking LIBERAL-ly,” a liberal social gathering with no-host drinks.
This is all about getting together and socializing, having discussions on anything you’d like, leaving labels at the door, and supporting local businesses. It’s informal and for fun.
We hope to see you there. Cheers!
For our first 2018 public offering, we dig deep into intersections of racism and medicine with Dr. Leola Dublin Macmillan.
Topics to be discussed: Medical Racism, Reproductive Health Disparities, The American Eugenics Movement, and The Tuskegee Experiment.
Participation will be encouraged and snacks will be provided.
** The Cultural Center (CC) is located in rooms 5104A/B (on the far side of the cafeteria) on the San Luis Obispo campus.
Take a Knee is about Social Justice. The NAACP mission is to ensure political, educational, social, and economic equality regardless of race, sex, gender, or religious beliefs. For more information call 805.619.5354 or check out the new website: www.naacpslocty.org
Thinking of running for office or supporting someone who is? Join us as we develop story, style, voice and the basics of political leadership. Women are underrepresented in political office. Let’s change that.
FREE workshop with limited seating available. Registration required:https://thestationslo.com/
Cash Bar. Bring snacks to share, along with questions and ideas for conversation!
North SLO County Progressives January Regional Meeting 5:45 pm
North SLO County Progressives January Regional Meeting @ Atascadero Library
Jan 9 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
SAVE THE DATE! Tuesday, January 9th from 5:45-7:30 at the Atascadero Library. January Meeting Agenda will be announced soon. Hope to see you all there! Bring a friend! RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/705499056310115/
Paso Robles Democratic Club Meeting 6:30 pm
Paso Robles Democratic Club Meeting @ Centennial Park, White Oak Room
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
We will be having election of officers at the December 20th meeting. The current officers have agreed to continue in their post if elected. The floor will also be open for nominations. The nominated party[...]