by Mark Van Streefkerk
Despite the small turnout, a car caravan on Tuesday morning sought to bring awareness to an important issue: saving the United States Postal Service (USPS) from financial collapse. Taking off from the Queen Anne Post Office at 9:25 a.m. on June 23, about five cars drove down Queen Anne Avenue to 2nd Avenue, arriving at the Seattle Federal Office Building around 9:35 a.m., where they circled the building three times, honking and displaying signs.
The action was in solidarity with other car caravans and demonstrations across the U.S. in support of the June 23 delivery of a #SavethePostOffice petition to Washington, D.C. The petition has two million signatures and was led by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), AFL-CIO, Moveon.org, and other allied organizations.Continue reading A Modest Car Caravan to Downtown Federal Building Raises Awareness to #SavethePostOffice