NYC 8/21: Labor & Immigrant Rights Strategy Meeting

Organizing a Workers Fight-Back Movement:
Labor & Immigrant Rights Activists Strategy Meeting

Saturday August 21 at 4 pm
at the Solidarity Center
55 W. 17th St. 5th floor (between 5th & 6th Ave.)

Featured speakers include:

Special guest speaker from Chicago: Armando Robles, a leader of the 2008 Chicago Republic Windows Factory occupation

Ramon Jimenez, leader South Bronx Congress & Freedom Party candidate for NY State Attorney General

The Band of Brothers, Woodlawn Cemetery workers on the struggle of fighting extreme racism on the job

Christine Williams , Exec. Bd. TWU Local 100 & Take Back Our Transit System on the struggle against MTA cuts & lay-offs

Charles Jenkins, TWU Local 100 and Co-Coordinator of the May 1st Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights on the importance of the October 2 March for Jobs from a union perspective

A representative of the October 7th Student Day of Action

Larry Holmes , Bail Out the People Movement, speaking on the general economic crisis and need for a fight back including the October 2 March for Jobs in Washington

Teresa Gutierrez , May 1 Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights, International Migrant Alliance on the importance of May Day 2011 in stopping the raids and fighting for jobs, legalization and solidarity with Arizona

Chair: Jonna Baldres, National Alliance for Filipino Concerns Northeast Coordinator, Philippine Forum (PF-New York) Community Action Coordinator, and Independent Workers Movement Organizing Committee Member.

For more information, visit http://www.may1.info/ or call 212-633-6646

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