On Sept. 2, PROTEC17 members from across the Pacific Northwest joined a virtual meeting to talk about the creation of a union-wide group to share ideas and inspiration on how to to advance worker issues using a racial justice lens, and to elevate critical issues in the community. Over 100 members from a wide range of PROTEC17 chapters registered for the session.
During the meeting, members from the City of Seattle, City of Portland and King County’s Young Members of PROTEC17 group shared their experiences launching chapter-centered coalitions to take action on issues of racial justice, public health, the economic impacts of COVID-19, and more.
If you would like to get more involved, please connect with your Union Representative to learn more about the group. You can also take our open survey to let us know your interests and to get added to the email list: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W7ZQ57Z.
The group will be meeting next on Jan. 28, 2021 from 3-5pm. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYudeGpqjojHtDNUFEY07iP0a56oY4zPhMH