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Benefit Concert for PSARA with Peter Costantini and Lou Tuskoff, August 5

Please join us for a rousing afternoon of song. The concert will be held on Sunday, August 5, at 2:30 p.m., at the Bay Vista Tower, 2821- 2nd Ave., Seattle (the building behind the Seattle Labor Temple). We will provide cold drinks and some delicious snacks.

Peter Costantini has been singing and playing music since high school. A committed community activist, he co-founded the Seattle Tenants Union and is currently involved with the immigrant rights movement. He is a former member of locals 541 and 242, the Ship Scalers and Laborers Unions.

Lou Truskoff, a long-time social justice advocate, is a member of the American Postal Workers Union and past president of its local chapter. He co-founded the Seattle Labor Chorus and has brought music and song to countless meetings, picket lines, and demonstrations over the years. He says that leading others in song is his greatest pleasure.

To reserve a spot, please RSVP by email to concertpsara@gmail.com (preferred), or call the PSARA office, 206-254-4910. If registering by phone, please leave a phone number where you can be reached. We will send you a confirmation along with parking and building access information. The building location is easily accessible by bus. We will be taking donations at the door; checks should be made payable to PSARA.

 Seating is limited, so be sure to RSVP soon. We look forward to seeing you there!

 


 

PSARA Members at the March For Our Lives on March 24

Building Strong Unions: Winning in a Right-to-Work Environment.

On Feb. 26, a large group of PSARA members to took part in a demonstration to voice solidarity with our union brothers and sisters and to voice opposition to the “right to work” plans of the Janus v. AFSCME U.S. Supreme Court case.



 On Thursday, March 1, at 11:11 am PSARA members participated in the nation-wide movement of taking moments of silence to stand with immigrants.

Members of the PSARA Climate and Environmental Justice Committee take a moment to show support for the 11 million immigrants in the U.S


 

Civic Engagement: It’s Our Middle Name

We’ve been through wars and depressions, presidents decent and lousy, political defeats and victories. We love our country, and we believe the best way to show it is to raise hell about its shortcomings.

Our operating principle was expressed by a wise rabbi nearly two millennia ago: “You are not required to finish the work, but neither are you at liberty to abstain from it.”

We are Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action. Civic engagement is our birthright and our middle name. If it’s yours as well, come join us. We need you.