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Wed Apr 30 2008 (Updated 05/01/08) Direct Action to Stop the War Plans Protests for Port of Oakland, Recruiters and ICE
Direct Action to Stop the War brought its anti-war focus to May Day actions in San Francisco and Oakland on Thursday, May 1st. Starting at 5:45 a.m. at West Oakland BART, DASW lead a community picket to shut down the Union Pacific rail lines at the Port of Oakland. The march proceeded west down 7th Street to the employee entrances, where DASW urged workers from United Transportation Union Local 239 to join with the ILWU dock workers and the anti-war movement and not cross the picket line.
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From 12:30-2:30pm, DASW marched from Justin Herman Plaza to protests at the Armed Forces Recruiting Center (670 Davis St. at Broadway, San Francisco) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (630 Sansome St. at Washington St., San Francisco).

DASW also had a contingent at labor and immigrant rights demonstrations: At 10:30am, DASW joined with dockworkers as they marched from their stop-work meeting to a rally. The march departed from Beach St. at Mason St. in San Francisco along the Embarcadero to a 12pm rally at Justin Herman Plaza. At 2:30pm DASW joined with immigrants and their supporters in San Francisco at the immigrant rights rally and march, starting at Dolores Park (18th St. at Dolores) . DASW statement

Direct Action to Stop the War | Indybay's Coverage of the ILWU protest | Indybay's Coverage of Immigrant Rights Demonstrations around California | Some recent coverage of DASW

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