We hope to see every single person who ever links to an article about political or social injustice out in the streets, at the parks, or wherever people are gathering for International Workers’ Day activities in your communities to talk about how to work together to create the change we so desperately need. Please. kthxbye!
Schedule of Events on May 1
9:30 am: “Thrown out of our homes and into the streets” Rally Against Foreclosures
Where: Woolridge Park (10th and Guadalupe)
Host: Occupy Austin Bank Action
12-4 pm: International Workers Day Celebration Picnic
Where: Eastwoods Park (Dean Keeton & Harris Park Ave)
Host: Activate Austin
During the picnic at Eastwoods Park there will be at least three different teach-ins/discussions offered:
1 PM – May Day Teach-in on ENDA (Employment Nondiscrimination Act)http://www.facebook.com/events/422936874383693/
2 PM – May Day Teach-in By Iraq Veterans Against the War: GI Resistance as Worker Empowerment: http://www.facebook.com/events/368019149900208/
3 PM – May Day Discussion on the Unpaid Labor of Women:http://www.facebook.com/events/344170728981112/
Continuing on with the full day of activities -
5-6 pm: UT May Day March / UT Marcha del Primero de Mayo
Where: UT Tower to State Capitol
Host: Ismael Cuevas, Jose Garcia, Arlene M. Vargas, Jonathan Orta
6-9pm: Austin Celebrates international Workers Day & March
Where: South steps State Capitol. March down Congress, through downtown, return to Capitol. Host: Austin May Day Coalition
And May Day is Play Day!
8 PM – 10 PM: Join in on a game of Capture the Flag
Where: Southwest corner of 9th & Congress
Please join us!