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Bail Out Working People, Not The Banks!

Saturday, May 09, 2009
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Plumbers Hall
1621 Market Street (Between Franklin & Gough), San Francisco

Bail Out Working People, Not The Banks!
Teach-In and Mass Action Organizing Meeting

Registration: 12:30 P.M.; Program: 1:00 to 5:00 P.M.

Initiated by the:
• North Bay Labor Council,
• San Francisco Labor Council
• San Mateo Central Labor Council
• South Bay Labor Council, and
• Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (WERC)

Join us to build a united fight-back movement in the interests of all working people around the following demands:

• No layoffs. Massive job-creation program.
• Tax the rich — don’t bail out the banks.
• Pass the Employee Free Choice Act.
• Single-payer healthcare for all.
• Affordable housing for all. Tenants’ rights.
• Moratorium on foreclosures and evictions.
• Funding for jobs and for social services and infrastructure, not for war.
• Stop the ICE raids and deportations. Legalization for all!

• Art Pulaski. Secretary-Treasurer, California Federation of Labor
• N’tanya Lee, Executive Director, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth
• Mark Dudzic, National Organizer, Labor for Single Payer Healthcare Campaign
• Rosie Martinez, SEIU Local 721, (Los Angeles)
• Steve Williams, Executive Director, POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights)
• Conny Ford, Vice President, San Francisco Labor Council
• Clarence Thomas, ILWU Local 10
• Jack Rasmus, Professor of Economics, St. Mary’s College and Santa Clara University
• Alan Benjamin, Executive Committee, San Francisco Labor Council and Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign
• Josh Nielsen, President, Student, Council, City College, of San Francisco
In addition:
• Extended remarks from Bay Area Labor and Community leaders and ample time for dialogue among teach-in participants.
• Spoken Word performance by YOUNG PLAYAZ

Donations will be requested at door: $10 general, $5 senior, free for those recently laid off, students and disabled. No one turned away for lack of funds.
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