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Donate to SEIU 1021’s Toy Drive

This year marks SEIU 1021’s second annual toy drive for low-income families.  Last year’s Toy Drive helped 150 families. Event organizers are wanting to help over 250 families this time around.

Members are being asked to donate new toys and gift cards for children ages infant to 12 years old at an SEIU 1021 office near you.

“Our goal is to collect donations by Friday, December 13. We want to help as many families as possible this holiday season,” said Sandra Lewis, SEIU 1021 VP of Representation.


2019 Endorsements


  • District Attorney: Ranked: Chesa Boudin 1st, Suzy Loftus 2nd

  • Mayor: London Breed

  • Proposition A Affordable Housing Bond: Yes on A

  • Proposition B Department of Disability and Aging Services​: Yes on B

  • Proposition C Vapor Products: No on C


SEIU 1021 Members Participate in the International Youth Climate Strike

On September 20, SEIU 1021 members across Northern California stood with students, climate change activists, and other unions by participating in the International Youth Climate Strike.  Together, workers demanded that world leaders take immediate, bold action on climate change and to raise standards for working people. 


“Children Don’t Belong in Cages”

On Friday, July 12, we joined millions across the country to shine a light on the inhumane conditions facing migrants in detention centers. With rallies and vigils held in Oakland and in Marysville, we took part in the Lights for Liberty national day of action to call on the Trump Administration to stop the separation of families and to stop the raids that incite fear in our communities.


Martin Sheen, 1,200 Graduating Seniors, and Guests Support Santa Clara Univ. Adjuncts and Lecturers’ Efforts to Unionize

Martin Sheen, 1,200 Graduating Seniors, and Guests Support Santa Clara Univ. Adjuncts and Lecturers’ Efforts to Unionize

On June 16, at Santa Clara University’s commencement ceremony, adjuncts and lecturers’ campaign for a free and fair election on unionization got a big shout out during the keynote speech by actor Martin Sheen. As a labor, environmental, and anti-war activist, as well as a life-long union member, he was willing to treat his commencement speech as an opportunity to urge the SCU administration to grant adjuncts and lecturers a fair and free vote to unionize.


Workers Take Action to Stop Harassment and Discrimination 

On March 7, more than 1,000 San Francisco workers and community allies protested in front of the headquarters of the SF Municipal Transportation Agency and the city’s Human Resources Department to demand City Administrators take immediate action to stop sexual harassment and end gender discrimination across city departments. 

The rally comes after city ombudsman Dolores Blanding released a report detailing allegations of bullying, verbal abuse, discrimination, and sexual harassment within city departments.