Anti-trafficking campaign gets boost at Sea-Tac airport and on King County buses

Victims and survivors of trafficking are disproportionately people of color, according to local and national organizations.
Jan 23, 2019

Sea-Tac protest follows Trump travel ban from seven Muslim-majority countries

Trump’s order blocked holders of green cards and visas from entering the United States. Protesters gathered at airports nationwide, including at SeaTac.
Jan 29, 2017
Nearly 10,000 showed up the May Day march with signs and flags, calling for a higher minimum wage and an end to discrimination against immigrants. (Photo by Seth Halleran)

Why $15 now should mean RIGHT now!

As phased-in $15 minimum wage laws spread to NY and California, our local experience shows there's no point in waiting to pay a living wage.
Apr 3, 2016

Court ruling confirms $15 minimum wage for airport workers

Washington State's highest court rejected an argument by airport vendors that the airport was exempt from the city of SeaTac's voter-approved minimum wage.
Aug 20, 2015
Bombus vosnesenskii the yellow-faced bumble bee, on a wild pea plant, photographed by Common Acre volunteers surveying native bee habitats at the Sea-Tac airport last summer. (Courtesy photo)

Sea-Tac project aims to counter global bee die off

Organizers of a pollination project around Sea-Tac airport see native species of bees as key to averting a global bee die off.
Apr 29, 2015