Some Information Courtesy of May Day United [http://maydayunited.org/actions/list-of-events/washington/] If you know of other May Day Marches and you'd like them featured on this blog, please e-mail the information and image of the flyer to El Comite's In-House Blog-ista at: firstname.lastname@example.org Mt. Vernon Location: 2405 East College Way Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Description: 24th… Continue reading May Day Marches in Washington State
Current Roster of Organizational Sponsors as of April 25th, 2011/Lista Actual de Patrocinadores para la Marcha Primero de Mayo a partir del 25 de Abril, 2011 El Comité Pro-Reforma Migratoria y Justicia Social, May 1st Action Coalition, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 304, American Federation of Teachers Seattle, Allyship, Coalition of… Continue reading Organizational Sponsors for the 11th Annual May Day March in Seattle
Carlos Arango was a participant in the popular student movement in Mexico City in 1968. Soon after, he immigrated to Los Angeles, California where he served as Director of Political Education for the Center for Autonomous Social Action-General Brotherhood of Workers (CASA-HGT, by its Spanish acronym), and organization of Mexican immigrants founded by famed Labor… Continue reading May Day March Keynote Speaker Bio: Carlos Arango
SATURDAY APRIL 23, 2011: Salvadoran Committee, Seattle CISPES and the May 1st Action Coalition are hosting a fundraiser for May 1st @ Autonomia (near 24th & Lane) @ 7pm TUESDAY APRIL 26, 2011: Security Training will be on @ 6PM at M&M Cafe at St. Mary's Church. WEDNESDAY APRIL 27, 2011: Last May 1st Action Coalition Meeting @ 6pm, M&M Cafe… Continue reading IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS!
MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Tuesday April 19, 2011 Contact: El Comité Pro Reforma Migratoria Y Justicia Social and the May 1st Action Coalition, 206.324.6044. Organizers Anticipate Larger Turnout for Annual March Scheduled for Sunday, May 1st 2011. Cuts in Public Services, Attacks on Organized Labor, and the recently proposed Drivers’ License bill that would have denied undocumented… Continue reading MEDIA ADVISORY: Organizers Anticipate Larger Turnout for Annual March Scheduled for Sunday, May 1st 2011.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR MAY DAY 2011! The Annual May Day March would not be possible without the help of numerous organizers and volunteers who donate their time and energy to the cause of workers, civil and human rights to make the largest Immigrant Rights March in the Pacific Northwest. This year, as in others… Continue reading CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR MAY DAY 2011!
Noche de Cultura: Fundraiser for May 1st March and Rally WHEN: Saturday, April 9th at 7:00 PM WHERE: Union Cultural Center (954 E. Union ST., Seattle, WA 98122) Featuring Performances by: TLS (Chicano Hip Hop) Capoeira Angola Seattle Fandango Project Food and Drink $10 Suggested Donation (No one will be turned away for lack of… Continue reading Noche de Cultura: Fundraiser for May 1st March and Rally
SAVE THE DATE: MAY DAY MARCH 2011 (SUNDAY, MAY 1 2011) March to Start at Judkins Park (near St. Mary's Church) and will end at Memorial Stadium at Seattle Center. Additional information to follow in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned to http://elcomitewa.wordpress.com for details.