May Day Hartford 2012
Come Celebrate Worker and Immigrant struggles for Social, Economic and Racial Justice!
Tuesday May 1
Gather at 4:30pm
March leaves at 5PM from the
Charter Oak Cultural Center
21 Charter Oak Ave
Join us at the Old State House if you can’t make it by 5pm.
We will be welcomed by Steve Thornton of the Service Employees International Union, District 1199 with remarks on the meaning of May Day.
At 5pm we will begin marching to the Old State House with stops along the way to mark:
· Worker’s struggles against the Hartford Courant/Tribune
and Kingswood-Oxford School
· The struggle for racial justice and the struggle against
discriminatory hiring practices at the MDC
· Struggles Against the Wars and remembrance of the victims
· The struggles against oppression of immigrants in our communities
Regina Dyton of Queers Without Borders and Rev. Josh Pawelek, President of the Greater Hartford Interfaith Coalition for Equity and Justice will be among the local speakers at the Old State House where the march will end.
There will also be performances, a Maypole for Justice and calls for solidarity with oppressed peoples in our community and abroad.
“An injury to one is an injury to All” -The I.W.W.