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Sun Aug 27 2006 (Updated 09/08/06)
National Day of Action for Immigrant Rights on Labor Day
Sun Aug 27 2006 (Updated 09/08/06)
Local Protests Held to Draw Attention to Struggles in Northern CA
A March for Immigrant, Worker and Community Justice was held on "Labor Day," Monday, September 4th in San Francisco. Thousands gathered at 10am in Justin Herman Plaza and at 11:30am marched to Civic Center. The Regional Unity Coalition - a grouping of immigrant rights organizations and grassroots groups from around the Bay Area- organized the march to "stop attacks on our communities." The day of action focused on local struggles of immigrants, hotel workers, and those fighting displacement in Bay View/Hunters Point, and sent the message that: "Immigrants, labor, and communities of color stand in solidarity against displacement, anti-labor and anti-immigration legislation and practices and the militarization of our communities." Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

In Oakland, people gathered at 9am for a March for Immigrant Rights from the corner of E. 14th St./ International Blvd. and 98th Ave., down International Blvd. toward the Oakland Federal Building for an 11:30am rally at the downtown Oakland Federal Building.

People gathered for an Immigrants' Rights Rally in Sacramento's Southside Park at 10am.

Over ten thousand people marched in San José. The march started at King and Story roads and proceeded to Alum Rock Ave/E Santa Clara St before arriving at San Jose City Hall Photos: 1 | 2 .

There was also a March for Legalization at the Fulton Mall in Fresno at 4pm. Photos | Video

Around the country, actions were also held in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and many other cities during the week of Labor Day: CCC Action's List

Bay Area Immigrant Rights Coalition website | We Are America Alliance Page About the September Actions | Immigrant Solidarity Network | ISN's List of Actions During the Week of Labor Day
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