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10/16: Poor People's March and Low-Wage Workers Community Congress
by Poor People's March
Monday Oct 10th, 2005 10:59 PM
At 11:30 a.m. on October 16, the Poor People's March will assemble at 16th Street and Mission Street in San Francisco.
Poor People's March and Low-Wage Workers Community Congress
Start:
October 16, 2005 - 11:30am
Location:
San Francisco, CA

What are you doing on Sunday, October 16 – "National Boss Day"? We hope that you will be joining us for the Poor People's March and the Low-wage Workers Community Congress. Working people are under an unprecedented assault by Big Business. Their wages are being devalued, their health benefits and pensions cut and their right to organize threatened. On the federal, state and local level, there is a constant stream of legislation to increase profits for corporations and take away protections for workers. How do we move our legislative agenda to turn the tide? In the words of Jesse Jackson, we turn up the street heat.

At 11:30 a.m. on October 16, the Poor People's March will assemble at 16th Street and Mission Street in San Francisco. The
demands of the march are: Living Wage Jobs, Universal Health Care, Affordable Housing, Quality Education, and Progressive Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy. We will march up Mission Street to Horace Mann Middle School on 23rd Street, between Mission and Valencia, where we will hold a Low-wage Workers Community Congress. At the Congress, we will discuss the issues that are impacting the lives of working people and provide training they need for the oncoming political and labor struggles. The Poor People's March and Low-wage Workers Community Congress will
generate urgency on the ground to turn-out working people for the November special election.

For further information, please call (415) 863-5543. Thanks in advance for
your support.

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Join the march to demand:

- Living Wage Jobs

- Universal Health Care

- Affordable Housing

- Quality Public Education

- Progressive Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy

Sunday, October 16

11:30 a.m. – Assemble at 16th St. and Mission

12 noon– March to Horace Mann Middle School

Low-wage Workers Community Congress

1 p.m. – program

2 p.m. – open mike

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – skills workshops

Horace Mann Middle School
3351 – 23rd Street, San Francisco

For more information, call (415) 863-5543; fax (415) 863-5543; email
sflivingwage [at] gmail.com
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