The ‘Seattle Action Network’

When “Occupy SEATTLE” was given ‘orders’ to vacate the property at Seattle Central Community College recently, we also provide the help with the cleanup!!!!

(NOTE: To help you temporarily until we are setup, on the right side menu under the heading ‘Blogroll’ please click on ‘part time work’, or search ‘craigslist jobs’)

First of all I would like to thank all the good citizens of Seattle and eslewhere, who have bought our candy, soda, and water as a way of our raising funds for the Seattle Action Network Project!

How will The Seattle Action Network help you?

We are currently working to assemble a small staff of people who’s primary priority is to help the homeless find TEMPORARY DAY work. Any work. That is our primary goal, to help the homeless to become more productive in their lives. We will assist them with sending out emails for day jobs, and making phone calls to get those jobs.

We are here to help them be their productive best. We are here to help them secure a better future for themselves and/or their families.


Here is what The Seattle Job Network will offer you within the coming months:
We will have 24 hour access to employers who will hire you, even if part-time.

This website is in a startup stage, so please check back on a daily basis for updates.

Contact us: 206-538-9564.

Article from 2008 about Seattle’s Homeless: Seattle Battles The Homeless

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What is a “Job”?


A job is a regular activity performed in exchange for payment. A person usually begins a job by becoming an employee, volunteering, or starting a business. The duration of a job may range from an hour (in the case of odd jobs) to a lifetime (in the case of some judges). If a person is trained for a certain type of job, they may have a profession. The series of jobs a person holds in their life is their career…


Day Labor

Day laborers find work through three common routes.

First, some employment agencies specialize in very short-term contracts for manual labor most often in construction, factories, offices, and manufacturing. These companies usually have offices where workers can arrive and be assigned to a job on the spot, as they are available.

A manager looking for additional labor to fill an unexpected change in plans is presented with a problem of finding the needed quantity of labor with the right skills. Imagine the magnitude of the task of looking for workers, on the side of the street or by calling various employment agencies, who can verify they are journeyman asphalt rakers, typist, programmers, etc.

The benefit of representation is applied to both the labor and employer. Labor is given a source of recourse to achieve a safe work environment free of favoritism and arbitrary work assignments. Employers benefit from organized labor training programs, benefit plans, dispute resolution and a labor supply meeting most employers labor demand at most any time or place. The benefit of a labor supply arriving at a specified time and location within less than a days notice is reduced overhead resources.

Source: http://www.wikipidia.com

More than 49 million Americans — even more than thought — live in poverty, new measure finds


In September, the government reported that a record 46.6 million Americans were living in poverty. But a new report released Monday by the Census Bureau using a more sophisticated method to measure poverty rates has found that the true figure is even higher: 49.1 million, or 16 percent of all Americans…

Source: http://www.yahoo.com