[act-ma] May 1 - E. Boston/Everett/Chelsea - March/Rally for Immigrant & Worker Rights

IAC Boston iacboston at iacboston.org
Sat Apr 26 05:58:28 PDT 2008

*Thursday, May 1*
*/International Workers Day/*
Stop the Raids & Deportations
Legalization Now · Justice for ALL
* *
*East Boston*
Central Sq.
*2:30 pm* - March from Central Sq. to Chelsea
Everett City Hall
*2:30 pm* - March from City Hall to Chelsea
Chelsea City Hall
*3:30-5:30 pm* - Rally/Cultural Celebration

May Day 2008 is critically important. Will the optimism and hope 
expressed around the Presidential elections translate into an end of 
immigrant raids and deportations? Will it bring an end to the 
foreclosures of homes, the lowering of gas and food prices, or an end to 

Regardless of the elections, immigrants and their supporters throughout 
the country will be marching once again on May Day, International 
Workers Day to say no to all the attacks against workers here and around 
the world.

We call on the progressive community, the anti-war movement, the women's 
& LGBT movement, and especially the labor movement, to come out for May 
Day 2008.
*/March for solidarity - an injury to one is an injury to all!/*

For more information about the East Boston/Everett/Chelsea march please 
contact: 617.889.6080

	*We Say:*

    * Black, Latin@, Asian, Indigenous, Arab, White - In Unity there is

    * ICE raids are racist, anti-union and violate immigrant and US
      workers' civil rights & divide families.

    * Jobs & homes, not lay-off and foreclosures. Stop demolition of
      public housing in New Orleans & everywhere.

    * No war in Iraq. Bring the troops home now.

    * Political asylum for Victor Toro. No deporation for Flor Crisostomo.

    * Money for levees in New Orleans, not the US / Mexico border wall.

    * Repeal NAFTA, no more U.S. trade agreements that force migration &
      cause lay-offs here.


*The East Boston/Everett/Chelsea march has been endorsed by:* Art Builds 
Community; ACE; Alfaro Enterprises, Inc.; American Civil Liberties 
Union; Bella Isla Cafe; Bishop Filipe C. Teixeira Diocese St. Francis; 
BOLD Teens; Boston School Bus Union-USW 8751; Boston Environmental 
Network; Boston May Day Coalition; Boston Tenant Coalition; Brazilian 
Immigrant Center; Brazilian Women's Group; Brazilian Worker's Center; 
Broadway Jewelers; Castillo Productions; Centro familiar de Adoracion; 
Centro Latino de Chelsea; Centro Presente; Chelsea ASAP; Charles Group 
Consulting; Chelsea City Councillor Marilyn Vega-Torres; Chelsea City 
Councillor Roseann Bongiovanni; Chelsea City Councillor Roy Avellaneda; 
Chelsea Collaborative; Chelsea Green Space Committee; Chelsea Latino 
Coalition; Chelsea Latino Immigrant Committee; Chelsea Police 
Department; Chelsea School Committee Member Lucía Colón; Chelsea School 
Committee Member Melinda Vega Alvarado; Chelsea United Against the War; 
Chinese Progressive Association; CHOICE Thru Education; City of Chelsea; 
City of Everett; Community Labor United; Concilio Hispano; Clean Water 
Action; Danny Rodriguez; CSIO; CUDE; Dominican Development Center; 
Eastie Latino Magazine; EBECC; Edwin Mejia Law Firm; El Mundo Newspaper; 
El Salvador en el Aire; El Xielo; FMLN Boston; Gallego Real Estate; 
Gloribell Mota, Greater Boston Legal Services; HarborCov, Inc.; Iglesia 
de Dios Pentecostal CLA; Iglesia Metodista Unida "Nueva Vida"; Iglesia 
Santa Rosa de Lima; Iglesia Profetica Cristiana "El Tabernaculo"; 
International Action Center; Irish Immigration Center; Jarrett T. 
Barrios; Jobs with Justice Mass.; Jovanna Garcia; Kathy Brown; La 
Alianza Hispana; La Comunidad, Inc.; Law Office of Sylvia Guzman; 
Magacin 10AM 1600; Marcos & Neenah Luna; Maria Alamo; MASS COSH; 
MASSVOTE; Matahari Eye of the Day; Metapan Restaurant; MIRA; Neighbor to 
Neighbor; New England Human Rights for Haiti; NOAH; Now is the Time! Ya 
es Hora Ve y Vota!; Primo Simon 1600; Project Voice (AFSC); Radio 
Atlantica 1600; Rafael Perez; Representative Eugene O'Flaherty; Ritmo 
Guanaco 1600; ROCA Immigrant & Refugee Initiative; Salvadoreños Unidos 
en el Exterior; San Martin de Porres Church; Senator Anthony Galluccio; 
SEIU Local 615; SPC Noticias 1600; St. Luke's/San Lucas Episcopal 
Church; Suffolk Building Services; Suffolk University Legal Services; 
Tito's Bakery; Tu Casa Restaurant; ¿Oistes?; Painter's Union District 
Council 35; Pioneer Valley; UMASS Gaston Institute; United for a Fair 
Economy; United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1445; Women's Fight 
Back Network


International Action Center

iacboston at iacboston.org

National Office:

Troops Out Now Coalition

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