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

More info:https://www.facebook.com/events/297860040293883/


12-4 pm: International Workers Day Celebration Picnic

Where: Eastwoods Park (Dean Keeton & Harris Park Ave)

Host: Activate Austin

More info:https://www.facebook.com/events/223122601126565/

 

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

More info:https://www.facebook.com/events/215051105264009/

 

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

More info:https://www.facebook.com/events/362957283740625/

 

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

Host: Various

More info: https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/574713_10151575136285038_500270037_23915460_77123054_n.jpg


Please join us!

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  1. [...] globe who will take the streets this May Day. If you happen to be in or near Austin, you can see a whole schedule of events here. Many cities are calling for a general strike and huge acts of civil disobedience for [...]

  2. [...] I’m about to head to Eastwoods Park, where Activate Austin, Occupy Austin & our other allies are holding a potluck picnic. The OccuQueers will teach an Employment Nondiscrimination teach-in at 1pm, and I may be going live from there if I can. I’ve included my ustream below so that you can easily tune in if I go live. Otherwise I’ll be tweeting throughout the day and updating this blog several times from our ongoing events. Here’s a complete schedule. [...]

  3. Today should be a Public Holiday in the US too as a day of reflexion about it’s history!

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