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|We are One-Marin Rally & Ferry to SF Rally|
|Date||Monday April 04|
|Time||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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We will meet at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal to carpool or ferry to the Rally at Justin Herman Plaza. We will demonstrate on Sir Francis Drake Bl until it's time to catch a ferry or drive into SF. (Ferries at 4:25 and 5:05. Buy your ticket when you arrive then join our demonstration.) Bring signs.
Contact organizing4marin [at] gmail.com if you want to drive or want to carpool.
On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he had gone to stand with sanitation workers demanding their dream: The right to bargain collectively for a voice at work and a better life. The workers were trying to form a union with AFSCME.
On April 4, unions, people of faith, civil and human rights activists, students and other progressive allies will host a range of community and workplace-focused actions.
Join us in solidarity with working people in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and dozens of other states where well-funded, right-wing corporate politicians are trying to take away the rights Dr. King gave his life for: the freedom to bargain, to vote, to afford a college education and justice for all workers, immigrant and native-born. It’s a day to be clear: WE ARE ONE!