May 1st is International Workers Day, also known as May Day. Since 1886, it has been celebrated with demonstrations demanding justice and freedom for all oppressed people. In the United States, the tradition of May Day was revived by the immigrant rights movement, which brought millions of people into the streets in 2006 demanding legalization and full rights for all immigrants. Below is a listing of some of the events ANSWER will be participating in:
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Boston Area, Mass.
Chelsea City Hall
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Chicago Haymarket Memorial (175 N. Desplaines Street)
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Los Angeles, Calif.
Cesar Chavez and Broadway
Olympic and Broadway
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New York City, N.Y.
Union Square (14th street and Broadway)
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15th and Market Streets
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North Steps of the State Capitol
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San Francisco, Calif.
24th and Mission Streets
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Perserverance Park (Corner of Salina and Washington)
Contact ANSWER in Syracuse at 315-491-6987 or [email protected]
Malcolm X Park (16th St and Euclid St NW)
Contact ANSWER in D.C. at (202) 265-1948 or [email protected]