Michigan Working Families and Immigration Advocates Mobilize on May 1 To Call for Immigrant and Workers' Rights Participants demand roadmap to citizenship, strong worker protections, and an end to deportations
DETROIT, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 1, hundreds of working people will gather at Clark Park to rally for the rights of all workers, regardless of where they were born.
Immigrant families, students, union members and their allies in the civil rights, faith and progressive communities will commemorate the legacy of May Day and demand a roadmap to citizenship and strong worker protections. Participants will also call for an immediate end to deportations for those eligible for a roadmap to citizenship.
WHO: Congressman John Conyers, Al Garrett, President, MI Council 25 AFSCME, Charles Williams, National Action Network, Freddie Polanco, SEIU, Sister Lorraine Reaume, St. Ann's Church, A. J. Freer, UAW Local 6000, Immigrant families, students, union members and allies in the civil rights, faith and progressive communities
WHAT: May Day rally to demand a roadmap to citizenship and strong worker protections
WHEN: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 12:00 Noon
WHERE: Clark Park in Detroit (at the corner of Vernor and Clark St.)
VISUALS: Community members holding signs, banners, etc.
SOURCE Michigan AFSCME Council 25, AFL-CIO