SEA News for March 11, 2020


Kathleen Martins (center) greeted Hooksett voters outside of the polling location. Photo credit: NH House Democrats

On Tuesday, Democrat Kathleen Martins won the special election for state representative in Hooksett.

Her win last night was featured in this Huffington Post article for her ability to have flipped a historically red seat. As an SEA member, Kathleen ran on a commitment to advocating for worker’s rights and the SEA is proud to have endorsed and supported her candidacy.

Volunteers phone banked and canvassed in the weeks leading up to the election resulting in about a thousand Hooksett residents who cast their vote for her. Congratulations on this major win, Kathleen!


As a reminder, chapter-elected Councilors are constitutionally responsible to attend Council meetings. The agenda for the council meeting can be found here. Details below.

 Thursday, March 12
TIME: Registration begins at 6 p.m. Meeting starts promptly 6:30 -9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: SEA office, 207 N. Main Street, Concord


Runners and walkers eagerly await the sound of the horn to signal the start of the race during last year’s competition. In 2019, the SEA Road Race and Fitness Walk raised thousands of dollars from participants and donors to benefit Operation Santa Claus.

Don’t miss the 27th annual SEA Road Race and Fitness Walk! The race is open to all, so take advantage of this opportunity to get active and support a worthy cause — Operation Santa Claus, which helps children have a brighter day during the holiday season.


Upcoming SEA/SEIU Local 1984 events

Movie night: A screening of “Night at the River, I Stand,” will be shown on Thursday, April 2 at 6 p.m. at our office at 207 N. Main St. in Concord. Event is open to members, friends and family. Synopsis: a moving documentary recounting the two months leading to Martin Luther King Jr.’s death in 1968, coinciding with the 65-day strike of 1,300 Memphis sanitation workers.

Campaign for Public Good: A working group of individuals that seek to bring about positive change in the community. The meet on the first Tuesday of the month monthly at 5 p.m at the SEA office. The next meeting is on April 7.

Unplugged: An electronic-free family game night held the first Friday of each month. Game boards and light refreshments provided. Free and open to all. April 3 at 5 p.m at the SEA office.

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