Drinking Liberally Yakima Chapter Blog

Sat., Jan. 21, 10:00 AM: Women's March on Yakima

What: Women's March on Yakima.
When: Sat., Jan, 21, 10:00 AM.
Where: Gather at corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and N. 2nd Street, Yakima.

From there we will march east on MLK Blvd. to N. 8th Street, south on N. 8th Street to Yakima Ave., west on Yakima Ave. to N. 2nd Street, and north on N. 2nd Street to the point of beginning for a networking opportunity at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima (225 N. 2nd Street).

Affirming Women in Yakima and Central Washington. With our Sisters and Brothers who seek respect and justice, we march in the spirit of Democracy to protect our rights, our safety, our health, our families, our friends.

Welcome to all who know that the erosion of Women's Rights is a threat to civil and human rights.

Following the March, participants and community members are invited to a networking opportunity at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima, 225 N. 2nd Street.

Additional info on Facebook at Women's March on Yakima.

Direct inquiries to [email protected]

Reminder: Mon, Jan. 16, 7:30 pm

Kamusta, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next meeting:
Monday, January 16, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

We mark the passing of one of our original members, Lyle Whiteman, with much appreciation and fondness. And offer condolences to Vicky and his family.

http://www.yakimaherald.com/obituaries/lyle-whiteman/article_5bc42ab4-d7...

-----------Upcoming Yakima Events:

Local, State and National Action to SUPPORT IMMIGRANTS AND THEIR FAMILIES under Donald Trump administration.
--WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 14, 11:00 AM
--WHERE: 22 S 3rd St Yakima WA (Plaza Millennium)
--QUESTIONS: Feel free to call Mary Lopez, OneAmerica Lead organizer Yakima at 509-386-3525.

  • In the wake of the 2016 election, immigrant families and communities face extraordinary threats amidst a climate of rising nativism and xenophobia. When President-elect Donald Trump takes office January 20, 2017, millions of people will be at risk of harsh enforcement, deportation, and the separation of their families. In our efforts to defend and protect immigrants and all vulnerable communities, organizing at the local and state level will be more important than ever.

  • OneAmerica and in collaboration with other 44 organizationss are trusted partners in communities in over 30 states and at the national level, and will play a leading role in safeguarding families, protecting our communities, and defending our nation's values of tolerance and welcome under the incoming Trump Administration. A major element strategy in 2017 includes supporting local and state-based work of One America groups – both defensive and offensive work.

Annual Yakima MLK Community worship service
--WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 15, 3 p.m.
--WHERE: Breakthrough Church, 1220 Business Parkway in Union Gap.

Annual Yakima MLK Peace March
--WHEN: Monday, Jan. 16, 11:30 AM (gathering)
--WHERE: MLK Blvd. and N. 5th Ave., Yakima
--QUESTIONS: More information is available by calling 509-248-6751.

  • March start 12:00 noon, goes easterly on MLK Blvd. to Yakima Convention Center, with the following program:

  • A speech by Steve Mitchell, executive director of the Yakima-based Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington, will be part of a program starting at 1 p.m. at the convention center.
  • The program, expected to last about an hour, will include presentation of the MLK Jr. Service Award, intended to honor people who have supported King's dream of equality in Yakima, and recognition of the winner of the annual Lee Paggett food drive within the Yakima School District.
  • Paggett was the longtime Yakima Valley Community College recreation coordinator, youth mentor and community activist who died unexpectedly in November 2003.
  • Events conclude with a soup kitchen open to the public from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Henry Beauchamp Community Center, 1211 S. Seventh St.

Change reminder: TUES., Jan. 3, 7:30 pm

Tere, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of the CHANGE in our first regular meeting of 2017:
TUESDAY, January 3, 7:30 pm.

SAME Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

-----------More Real Tweets from Don Trump:

Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don't know what to do. Love!
5:17 AM - 31 Dec 2016

Great move on delay (by V. Putin) - I always knew he was very smart!
11:41 AM - 30 Dec 2016

So sad!

Mtg reminder: Mon. Dec. 19, 7:30

Seasons Greetings, Yakima Liberalistas:

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, December 19, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

Happy 2014 Holidays!

Meeting reminder: Mon. Dec. 19, 7:30

Seasons Greetings, Yakima Liberalistas:

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, December 19, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

Happy 2014 Holidays!

Reminder: Mon. Dec. 5 meeting

Seasons Greetings, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, December 5, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

Reminder: Mon. Nov. 21 meeting!

Saluton, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, November 21, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

Meeting Changed to Tues., Nov. 8

Dear Drinking Liberals o' Yakima:

Based on your votes, our meeting this week is moved to Tuesday, Nov. 8 (Election Day!).

For those who want to come early to start following the returns, the hosting will start at 5:30 pm at Yakima Craft Taproom, 120 E. Yakima Ave (in the historic Larson Building).

At some point during the evening, some of us may migrate over to Sub Shop of Yakima, 120 N. 2nd Street, for their election night gathering that starts at 7:00 pm.

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In case you missed the 3rd debate, a condensed video summary is at the link below:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/10/21/_weird_al_yankovic_and_th...

"Weird Al" Yankovic Moderates the Final Presidential Debate, in Song

On what day next week do you want to meet?

Hi Everyone,

Please reply to indicate your preference for our meeting day next week:

1. Monday, Nov. 7 (our regular day), or
2. Tuesday, Nov. 8 (Election Day)!

At our meeting earlier this week, we decided to poll attendees on the day they would prefer to meet.

Reminder: Mon. Oct. 31 meeting!

Hallo, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our Special Crowd Source Ballot Discussion Meeting:
Monday, October 31, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

-->For those who can make it, we'll share how we're voting on the lesser-known candidates and issues. Bring your ballots!

-->For info only (because Yakima Drinking Liberally does not necessarily endorse any of the opinions expressed on these sites), below are a few sites with ballot info/recommendations:

http://progressivevotersguide.org/?ld=14th&c=2

https://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/MyVoteOLVR/OnlineVotersGuide/Measures?lang...

http://www.thestranger.com/department-of-columns/2016/10/24/24629812/the...

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In the spirit of The Old Fairness Doctrine (to balance the humor provided by the Real Treats from Don Trump), we provide below this link to the #PantSuitPower Flashmob for Hillary:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2016/10/07...

-----------More Real Tweets from Don Trump:
"A lot of call-ins about vote flipping at the voting booths in Texas. People are not happy. BIG lines. What is going on?"
10/27, 6:01 AM.

"Truly honored to receive the first ever presidential endorsement from the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association. #MAGA #ImWithYou"
10/25, 11:27 AM

"Major story that the Dems are making up phony polls in order to suppress the the Trump. We are going to WIN!"
10/24, 5:44 AM

"Wow, just came out on secret tape that Crooked Hillary wants to take in as many Syrians as possible. We cannot let this happen - ISIS!"
10/24, 5:00 AM