Our next meeting will be June 26th at SEIU 1021 starting at 6:00 p.. The address is 4226 Coronado Ave., Stockton 95204
We will review the June primary elections results, look the calendar to schedule endorsements in the November General election and review our Community events calendar. Please join us!
Results (not yet finalized)
Tori Verber Salazar – Win
Mike Mulvihill – Win
James Mousalimas – runoff with Jeff Tilton
Gene Acevedo – runoff with Susan Lofthus
Paul Canepa (still counting late arriving absentee ballots but is behind Kathy Miller)
Pat Withrow – loss to Sheriff Moore
Thank you to Operating Engineers Local 3, Sheet Metal workers, IBEW595, SEIU 1021 and all the member organizations who volunteered in any one of these campaigns.
As we celebrate our first anniversary, our next meeting will be held on Thursday, May 29th at 6:00 p.m. Items for discussion will be summer fundraiser, final election activities and summer community benefit events.
The PAC and Executive Board will meet on Friday, May 23 at noon at SEIU 1021
Child Abuse Prevention Council – Ducky Derby event – May 31
Miracle Children’s Network banner at Stockton CostCo
On Saturday, May 17, we will be walking precincts for our endorsed candidates, Paul Canepa and Gene Acevedo. We will start at 9:00 at Legion Park in Stockton (West side on Walnut). With only a few days left – we need to be in the neighborhoods talking voters about our great candidates. Hope to see you there!!
APRIL COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENT!
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY!
SATURDAY, APRIL 12
LOCATION: Rose Creek Drive and Highway 99, Stockton
We will be assisting with finish work on some newly built houses. There may also be some driveway forming or pouring!
Start recruiting your volunteers! We need at least 20!! There will be work for all!
Flier for your members. Habitat for Humanity
June 2014 Election
Stockton, CA, April 2, 2014– The San Joaquin Labor Coalition has completed all of its endorsements for the June 2014 Primary Election. The San Joaquin Labor Coalition, formed in May 2013, consists of local unions and employee organizations who have joined together to highlight that working people care about and are involved in our community. While the Coalition has participated in many community service projects, this is the first time the Coalition has made endorsements for political races.
Matthew Baker, President of the San Joaquin Labor Coalition and member of Stockton Professional Firefighters Local 456 said, “We believe these candidates will best represent the working people of San Joaquin County and Stockton. We have endorsed Pat Withrow for Sheriff, Tori Verber Salazar for District Attorney, Mike Mulvihill for Superior Court Judge, Paul Canepa for Board of Supervisor District 2 and Gene Acevedo for Stockton City Council, District 3.”
Candidates for other offices were also interviewed and no endorsements were made in those. Following the June 2 Primary Election the Coalition may choose to consider additional endorsements.
Our member organizations include unions representing County workers, Head Start Workers, City of Stockton workers, Building and Construction trade workers, workers at the Port of Stockton and Retirees from these organizations.
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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Marcie Bayne at (209) 227-0901 or email us
The campaign season is upon us! With rain threatening, about 26 walkers showed up to walk the City of Lathrop area to talk to voters about our endorsed candidate for Sheriff, Pat Withrow. The rain stayed away until after all the walkers returned. More walks are scheduled and the calendar of events will be posted soon.