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March for Workers Solidarity in Fresno
by Mike Rhodes ( editor [at] fresnoalliance.com )
Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM
Fresno labor activists and their allies held a Rally for Wisconsin's Workers today (Monday, April 4) in downtown Fresno. About 400 people turned out to express their solidarity with the working class and demand an end to the attacks against unions in Wisconsin and right here in Fresno. The photo below shows the crowd at Fresno City Hall - the Raging Grannies are singing songs of labor solidarity.

Fresno citizens marched upon local government to demand respect for our earned working rights. Wisconsin workers, Martin Luther King,
Cesar Chavez, and countless others have fought for simple freedoms for the everyday worker. Now, wealthy politicians think they can strip written laws that people have bled for? We say, NO WAY! We demand respect! We will fight back!
§The Raging Grannies
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM

The Raging Grannies were the first group introduced and kicked off the rally.
§This was a common theme at the rally and march
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM

§The March Headed to the Fresno Unified School District Bldg
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM

Participants included members of many different unions and community groups.
§This was one of many community groups at the march and rally
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM

§Marchers then headed toward the Fresno County Hall of Records
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM

§Teachers are not the Enemy
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM

§Board of Supervisor Henry R. Perea Spoke at the Hall of Records
by Mike Rhodes Monday Apr 4th, 2011 8:23 PM