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Join Labor in Supporting the Longest Walk: SF and Sacramento
by Sam
Friday Feb 8th, 2008 2:26 PM
Labor Supports the Longest Walk 2
http://longestwalk.org
Join the Sacramento Labor Council, The ILWU and Pride at Work in supporting the Longest
Walk 2 and their struggle for:

Indigenous Cultural Survival
Protecting Sacred Sites
Protecting Mother Earth
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Union members and activists are encouraged to support the walk by attending the following events:

** Longest Walk Benefit Show **
Sunday February 10, 2008 6:30 PM
w/ One Struggle, Culture of Rage, Antithesis and others TBA
$15-25 sliding scale
La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley CA
3105 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

** The Longest Walk: East Bay **
Join the labor contingent
Monday February 11th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rally at Memorial Oak Grove
Peidmont Avenue and Memorial Stadium Berkeley
Join and march with the walkers to various sacred sites in the East Bay.

** The Longest Walk Sacramento **
Tuesday February 12th 10am-12pm
Rally and Press Conference at the State Capitol Building
10th Street and Capitol Mall

On February 11, 2008, Longest Walk 2 participants will embark on a five- month journey across America to Washington, D.C. arriving on July 11, 2008. In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Longest Walk of 1978 that resulted in historic changes for Native America, hundreds of communities are participating in the Longest Walk of 2008 to raise awareness about issues impacting our environment, to protect Sacred Sites and to clean up Mother Earth.

In 1978 many labor unions across the country came out in support of the walk. We would like to re-create that strong display of solidarity by encouraging all unions, labor councils, constituency groups and members to support the walk.

For more information on how to support please go to:
http://longestwalk.org

or contact:
Pedro de Sa at: pedroflamengo@gmail.com
Sam Levens at: samlevens@gmail.com

Longest Walk Endorsements: Sacramento Labor Council, Northern California District Council-ILWU, ILWU Local 6, Inland Boatmen's Union-SF Region, San Francisco Pride At Work