The Walton’s and Bill Gates have just added more money to the privatization till for a total of  $3M from Gates and $1.8M from the Walton’s to the Yes on Initiative 1240 campaign. This has truly become a battle of the 1% versus the rest of us.

From People for Public Schools:

We are definitely in full “on the ground” campaign mode now – and we’re really rolling up our sleeves and getting to work!  There are several ways to get involved this week so please jump on in, the water’s great!!

1.  Phone bank – TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 10th, 5:30-8:00 pm. at our Seattle office 1914 N. 34th Street, Suite 209.  We have a great group coming, but can still use more volunteers.

Also, mark your calendars with the following scheduled phone banking dates: Tuesday, Oct 16th and Wednesday Oct 17th, Wednesday Oct 24th, Tuesday Oct 30th, and Monday Nov 5th.  They will all be held at our offices, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

2.  Doorbelling –  We are starting with our targeted voters, and will kick off our efforts this weekend at Orca K-8, 5215 46th Ave S, Seattle WA 98118 by the playground.  Call  206 853-7594  that day if you have questions. Locations will vary in the future. Please try to make it to a few shifts. And bring you friends!

Other scheduled future dates for doorbelling, so you can plan ahead:

Sat Oct 13, two shifts: 10:00 a.m.-12:00, 12:00- 2:00 p.m.

Sun Oct 14, one shift:  3:00 pm- 5:00 p.m.

Sat Oct 20, two shifts: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 pm. 12:00 pm – 2:00 p.m.

Sun Oct 21, one shift:  3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Sat Oct 27, two shifts: 10:00 a.m.-12:00, 12 – 2:00 p.m.

Sat Nov 3, two shifts:  10:00 a.m.-12:00, 12 – 2:00 p.m.

3.  Signs – anytime you want to pick up yard signs, swing by our office. Phone ahead  (206) 545-1240 .

4.   Donate to the campaign – we are facing enormous financial resources on the other side, and every penny counts.

5.  Spread the Word – Follow us on Facebook & Twitter.