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We are One-UC Berkeley Rally
Date Monday April 04
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
UC Berkeley, Sproul Plaza, Telegraph & Bancroft, Berkeley, CA
Event Type Protest
Description by Communications Workers of America
Local 3299

UC Berkeley workers, faculty, and students will rally to stand up for the rights of all workers and students. Picket at Telegraph and Bancroft.
Students, workers and all members of the community are invited to join us as we fight to stop the cuts to our schools locally and change the direction our politicians are taking us nationally.
Description below by Local National Writers Union, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter/UAW Local 1981

On April 4, people from around the country will gather in support of the National Day of Action, to show solidarity for the rights of working people in the face of the latest corporate onslaught against unions,labor and progressive causes.

Today, as the world can see in Wisconsin and Ohio, our rights as works to collective bargaining and union organization are under attack as never before.

April 4 is the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination. Dr. King was killed in Memphis, where he was supporting the efforts of the most invisible workers to organize a union and win their rights. As you know he was also a giant in the fight to win civil rights.

It is a fitting tribute to him that we meet and show our solidarity together, and demonstrate in favor of our labor rights along with people nationwide.
Added to the calendar on Friday Apr 1st, 2011 9:08 PM
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