2/18 Grassroots Forum, Lobby Day, Crab Feed

The annual Presidents’ Day Monday Grassroots Forum, Lobby Day and Crab Feed is 2/18.  The Forum and Crab Feed are at St. Martin’s College in Lacey.  Lobby Day is at the Legislature Building.

Topic of the Grassroots Forum for PCOs and other Democratic activists this year will be the Right Wing agenda for America’s legislatures promoted by the ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council – http://www.alec.org/).

Workshops for PCOs and other party activists include: building a local party organization, the role municipal elections play in building our campaigns and our party, and Vote Builder training for Precinct Committee Officers.

The Grassroots Forum is from 10:00am – 4:30pm. Individual tickets are $15 and include lunch.  Please pre-register at www.wa-democrats.org/crab or call Shawna Ousse (206)583-0664

48th LD  board members Mary Wirta (425.881.2349) and Linda Seltzer (lseltzer@alumni.caltech.edu) are attending and available for carpooling.  Persons wanting to link up with other 48th members can look for Mary, Linda, or Yosefa Kouse, who are known to be attending at this time.

Annual Lobby Day is concurrent with the Forum at the Legislative Building in Olympia, and additional information on the 48th plans for organized participation in Lobby Day is forthcoming.   If you are available and interested in participating as part of our official delegation, please email Chair Phil Kouse at 48thdems@gmail.com.

Special guests at this year’s Crab Feed, which begins at 5:00, include Governor Jay Inslee, US Representatives, statewide officials, and state legislators.   Pre-register or get more information at www.wa-democrats.org/crab.