MAY 1 GENERAL STRIKE and other events:
6:00 AM SEIU-USWW strike action at LAX
7:00 Occ Pas rally at Lake Avenue overpass to the 210, followed by a march to the Lake and Colorado bank cluster.
8:00 AM Occupy SFV/OLA "North Wind" march from 7915 Van Nuys Bl., Van Nuys/Panorama City: Hermandad
Mexicana to Van Nuys Civic Ctr. 9:30 Town Hall at Rep. Berman's office. 11:00 G.A. VN Civic Ctr
9:00 AM Rise Up LA youth march from Florence and Normandie to Central Ave., joins South Wind (below)
10:00 AM People's Power '4 Winds' Car/Bike Caravans and convergence:
From CSU Dominguez Hills, N. on Central Ave. to MLK, W. on MLK to Figueroa, N. on Figueroa to Washington.
Park and march to Staples, convergence at 6th and Main
Rallies at Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center, Central & 108th
Ted Watkins Park, 103rd & Central
41st & Central: Honor survivors from Black Panther Party and memory of Somayah and Geronimo
Take MLK to Figueroa & proceed north past Exposition Park, USC to Washington/Figueroa
2:00 Park in vicinity of LA Trade Tech, march north on Fig to Staples, east on 11th to Main/convergence
(SEIU LAX action and Rise Up LA youth march will converge with this wind)
From Ocean & Wilshire Santa Monica, e. on Wilshire (joined by Topanga Peace Alliance from Pine Circle)
Rallies at Veterans Administration Federal & Wilshire by Vets for Peace start 10, join at 11:00,
Flash occupation "Let them Eat Cupcakes" Rodeo Drive & Wilshire, BH, 11:00-noon, joins caravan
B of A protest by Queer Affinity Group, Occ Fights Foreclosures Wilshire & LaBrea, starts 11:30, joins 12:30
1:30-2:00 pm Park near MacArthur Park and march on 6th St. to downtown convergence at 6th & Main.
Feeders join this wind from LACC, Skylight Books (Los Feliz area).
East Wind start 10:00am- Carl's Junior, 1231 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA Steven Rodriguez memorial
10:50 March to Belvedere Park, leave on caravan at 11:30
Education as a Human Right Rally at Obregon Park- Michigan Ave and Gifford St. at noon
1:00pm Health care as a Human Right Rally at Mariachi Plaza 1831 E. 1st St Boyle Heights. Take Gold Line.
2:00 meet up with OSFV, north wind at Plaza Olvera, march to convergence at 6th & Main.
10:30 Occ Pas meets at Orange Grove Friends Mtg House, carpools to the American Reclamation recycling facility.
11:00 AM noon, SEIU-USWW labor solidarity rally at LAX civil disobedience planned (Tom Bradley, Century Bl)
11:00 AM, County Fed. Of Labor, Teamster action at American Recycling 4560 Doran Street, LA (near LA Zoo).
"No Somos Basura" OLA, OSFV, Occ Pasadena will send people here
11:30 Queer Affinity Group, Occupy Fights Foreclosures launch demo at B of A, Wilshire & LaBrea
12 noon Central Convergence sets up at at 6th & Main downtown, welcome table and wellness tents, etc.
1:00 PM Official Start time for May 1 Coalition (Full Rights for Immigrants, CHIRLA, MIWON, etc.) immigration
reform march from Olympic & Broadway
2:00 PM marches north to Broadway and 1st St., rallies, then returns s. on Hill to Pershing Square, c. 4 PM
2:30 OccLA Four Winds Peoples Power caravans converge at 6th & Main; financial district protest.
4:00 Southern CA Immigration Coalition Immigrant Rights March, Olympic & Broadway
March up Broadway to Bway and 1st St. OLA will head to Pershing Square (6 PM, via Broadway, 5th St).
6:00 PM possible "Justice for Janitors" SEIU-USWW strike. If so, people will help solidify picket lines.
7:30 PM General Assembly @ Pershing Sq. to discuss international solidarity, "Next Steps"
For info: www.occupymay1st.org, 323-250-MAY1, or firstname.lastname@example.org