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This Sunday, May 1: March for Immigrant & Workers' Rights

by ANSWER-LA Saturday, Apr. 30, 2011 at 1:30 PM
la@pslweb.org

May 1: International Workers' Day Join Marches & Rallies for Immigrant and Workers' Rights in Los Angeles & Around the Country

Legalization now!
Stop deportations and attacks on workers!
Jobs, peace and justice for all!

On Sunday, May 1, tens of thousands of immigrants and working families of all backgrounds, community organizations, labor unions and many others will take to the streets across the country to demand legalization for all immigrants and to stop deportations and the attacks on workers.

The ANSWER Coalition is supporting and helping to organize May 1 demonstrations taking place across the country.

Los Angeles, Calif.

10:00am
Corner of Olympic & Broadway, Downtown LA
(March to 1st & Broadway for mass rally)

May Day 2011 Los Angeles Coalition includes: Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition, AFL-CIO, MIWON, CHIRLA, KIWA, SEIU, SEIU-ULTCW, SEIU-USWW, SEIU 721, SEIU 99, SEIU-UHW, SEIU-CTW-CLC, UTLA, LIUNA (Laborers International Union of North America), NDLON (National Day Laborer Organizing Network), FIRM, UCLA Labor Center, COFEM, ANSWER Coalition, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Naitonal Lawyers Guild, Islamic Circle of North America, CLUE, Students Fight Back (Pasadena CC, Cerritos, CSU Long Beach, CSU Fullerton, Los Angeles CC, Harbor College, Long Beach CC, Santa Monica College, Comites de Base del FMLN, Danza Azteca Cuauhtemoc, Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, Frente Unido de Pueblos/United Front of the Peoples of the Americas, Bantay Pilipinas, AF3IRM (Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism, Re-feudalization, and Marginalization), Comittee to Save Casa Mexicana, Corazon del Pueblo, Party for Socialism and Liberation, Echo Park Community Coalition, Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines, KmB Pro-People Youth, Ecumenical Fellowship for Justice and Peace, March Forward!, Communities United for Justice, Latinas for Reproductive Justice, Chicanos for Community Medicine at UCLA, Students 4 ELAC, Students of Color for Public Health at UCLA, Free Palestine Alliance, Students for Justice in Palestine, Estancia High School Peace Club, Coalición por la Paz y Democracia en Honduras, Frente Hondureño de Resistencia Popular, KRC (Korean Resource Center), Corazón del Pueblo, FRHLA (Frente de Resistencia Hispana de Los Angeles), California Libertarios, CPA-API, LAQ/Queer Contingent, Hollywood Youth Pride, Legacy, Pride at Work, LAGLC, MALDEF, APAIT, API Equality LA, NGLTF, LEA, LAQ, Sin Fronteras, Bienestar, Coalición Translatinos, The Wall Las Memorias, KUE, AQWA, Gender Justice LA, Equal Action, Stone Wall, California Faculty Association/LGBT Caucus, SAVE, ACLU/SC, Comité de Rescate La Casa el Mexicano, Guerras Populares, Casa de Migrante Poblano, ALLA (Academia de Líderes Latinos en AcciónInland Empire Rapid Response Network), Progressive Teachers for Immigration Justice, Topanga Peace Alliance, Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, Students Against War and Racism, and many others.

Click here to endorse May 1 in Los Angeles.

For more info and to volunteer: 213-251-1025 or answerla@answerla.org.

San Francisco, Calif.
11:30am: Assemble on 24th and Mission
12:00noon: March to Civic Center
1:00pm-3:00pm: Rally at Civic Center
Sponsored by the May Day Coalition
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: answer@answersf.org, 415-821-6545

Chicago, Ill.
2:00pm: Gather at Union Park
(Corners of Lake and Ashland)
3:00pm: March to Pilsen
Organized by the Chicago May Day Organizing Group. Endorsers include: Moratorium on Deportations Campaign, Biblioteca Popular, Committee Against the Militarization of our Youth (CAMi), Albany Park, North Park, Mayfair Neighbors for Peace and Justice, AFSCME Local 2081, Teamsters Local 743, Labor Committee on Immigrant Worker Rights, ANSWER Chicago, Chicago Jobs with Justice, Immigrant Solidarity Dupage, Teachers for Social Justice-Chicago, Justice Mission, La Villita, Chicago Facebook Community, Movimiento Migrante Mesoamericano, Red Migrante, The Chicago Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, The Coalition of Utah Progressives (CUP), International Socialist Organization, Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign, Socialist Workers Party and the Party for Socialism and Liberation
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: answer@chicagoanswer.net, 773-463-0311

New York City, N.Y.
1:00pm: Rally at Foley Square
*Meet up with ANSWER at 12:30pm at Worth and Centre (north end of Foley Square)
Sponsored by the Alliance for Labor & Immigrant Rights & Jobs for All, a coalition of many unions, community and other organizations
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: nyc@answercoalition.org, 212-694-8720

Baltimore, Md.
3:00pm: Gather at McKeldin Square
(SE corner of Light St. and E. Pratt St., by the flag pole nearby the Inner Harbor)
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: baltimore@answercoalition.org, 443-759-9968

Boston, Mass.
Boston: 12:00noon - Rally at the Rose Kennedy Greenway Park (across from the Haymarket T Station, in the corner of Cross and Hanover Sts.).
After the rally, take the T to East Boston (see below for details).
Organized by the Boston May Day Committee (Mass. Global Action, ANSWER Coalition, Socialist Workers Party, Socialist Alternative, Socialist Party, July 26 Coalition, Tecschange, Latinos for Social Change) and endorsed by many organizations.
East Boston: 2:00pm - March from Liberty Plaza in Central Square to Chelsea City Hall
Everett: 2:00pm - March from Everett City Hall to Chelsea City Hall
Chelsea: 3:00pm-5:00pm - Rally at Chelsea City Hall
Organized by the May 1 Coalition of Chelsea, East Boston, and Everett
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: boston@answercoalition.org, 857-334-5084

New Haven, Conn.
11:00am: Rally at City Hall
The rally will be followed by a march through the city. The march will end back at the annual May Day Festival on the Green, which will feature political speakers, artists, musicians and information tables.
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: connecticut@answercoalition.org, 203-903-4480

Syracuse, N.Y.
5:00pm-7:00pm
Plymouth Church: 232. E. Onondaga St.
Open house in celebration of International Workers' Day
with music, refreshments, and workers' stories
Organized by the Workers' Center of Central New York
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: syracuse@answercoalition.org, 315-491-6987

Richmond, Va.
Monroe Park (VCU Campus)
3:00pm: Music and Gathering
4:00pm: Rally and Speakers
5:00pm: Parade
6:00pm: Closing Ceremonies
Organized by 2011 Richmond, Virginia May Day
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: dc@answercoalition.org, 202-265-1948

Albuquerque, N.M.
1:00pm: Starting from the Rosario Chapel (in front of De Vargas Mall)
Ending in rally and lunch at De Vargas Park (Next to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church)
Sponsored by Somos' Worker's Committee
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: abq@answercoalition.org, 505-268-2488

Austin, Texas
4:00pm: Gather at the State Capitol (Congress and 11th)
5:00pm: March to City Hall
Volunteers needed! To get involved, contact: austin@answercoalition.org, 512-577-4749

Please show your support for the work of the ANSWER Coalition by making an urgently needed donation.

Please circulate this statement widely via email and social networking websites:






A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition
http://www.AnswerLA.org
AnswerLA@AnswerLA.org
213-251-1025
137 N. Virgil Avenue, #201
Los Angeles, CA 90004
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