South Seattle Community College
6737 Corson Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 934.5350
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                          THE BEST IS YET TO COME!
                             Re-Opening Celebration and Conference

                          Conference Topics to perk your interest:

  • Choke Point Logistics & Workers Seizing Power
  • Race & Labor
  • Raising our Voices for Safety
  • The Union Effect 1: Recent successes in Raising the Floor-What we Learned         
  • Aerospace Jobs and Organizing
  • Education Justice: Union Power for the Public Good
  • Beating Apathy
  • Solidarity in Action: Sanctuary Unions
  • The Union Effect 2: What's Labors Future Role in Raising the Floor
Check out our "Classes and Events" page for more information on our upcoming

Re-Opening Event


What We Do

The Labor Center works with unions, community-based organizations and within colleges throughout Washington State to provide training and classes for and about working people.

Our mission is to use the best practices of adult education to design programs to help working women and men develop the skills, confidence, and knowledge to be leaders at work and in their communities. We offer specific skills-development classes like steward training, collective bargaining, and meeting facilitation, and broader informational programs like labor history, and economics for working families.

Our teaching is based on a popular education model that draws heavily on the experiences of workshop participants. We also organize conferences and workshops open to the public. The Center houses a variety of resources, such as book and film libraries, that are available for public use.

Our staff is available as guest speakers or presenters. Some of our services are provided free of charge. Fees are charged for some classes, conferences, and events. When we design a training for a particular organization we charge an hourly and/or daily fee for preparation and instruction, plus expenses. All terms are agreed upon in advance. Please contact us to learn how we can serve your organization.

The Labor Center receives funding from the Washington State Legislature to pursue our educational mission. Current funding does not support all the services provided by our statewide organization. Your contribution can help the Labor Education Center empower working people through education. You can contribute by sending a check or making an online donation.

To Make a Tax Deductible Donation, make your check payable to: South Seattle College Foundation, put “Labor Center” or "WA-LERC"  in the memo line. Mail it to the Foundation at 1600 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106-1499.    

You can also donate online -- Use this "Give Online" link on the College Foundation's website, be sure to indicate the Labor Center or WA-LERC in the Tribute Name field and Email field of the form, then email the Foundation at telling them that your donation is directed to the Labor Center. Hope to have a better online giving system in place soon.

All donations to the College Foundation are tax deductible.  Please note that if you make your check out to the Labor Center, it is not a tax-deductible contribution.

Washington State Labor Education and Research Center
South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
  6737 Corson Ave S, Building B Room 106  
  Seattle, WA 98108
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Welcome to the Georgetown WorkSource Connection site.  This center provides services to aid your employment search. Resources are available to students and community members including qualified staff to assist you in all stages of the job search. We look forward to working with you!

Learn More


Georgetown WorkSource Connection Site
6737 Corson Ave.
Seattle, WA 98108
Building B Room 124




Directions to our site


If you are an employer interested in recruiting our students please contact our front desk at (206) 934-5359 or visit here for more information.

The Georgetown campus of South Seattle College specializes in training programs and looks for employer partnerships in these industry sectors;
• Industrial Manufacturing Learn More
• Supply Chain and Logistics Learn More
• Composite Fabrication & Assembly Learn More
• Marine Welding Learn More



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