This just came into my IN box and I wanted to share with all you (and you know who you are…all two of you).

If you missed the Murga La Klandestina (http://
www.murgaklandestina.com)
last time, come check them out & lots of others at the rally or free party after.  hope to see in front of city hall or on the dance floor!  -matt

Mayday Rally: “Workers Seeking Justice for All”

Friday, May 1st, 2009
5:30pm
Worcester City Hall
RAIN OR SHINE!

Performers and speakers include:
Murga La Klandestina from Uruguay via Leominster.
Maya K’iche Group who has been organizing in New Bedford since the
large raid there over two years ago.
Senegalese Djembe Drummers.
Maury Kungfu?s Lion Dancers.
Gladys Rodriguez-Parker, Congressman Jim McGovern’s office.
Randy Feldman, Immigration Lawyer and Worcester Activist.
Multicultural youth hip-hop team from the Toxic Soil Busters Co-op.
Kola Akindele, Candidate for Worcester City Council.
Sarang Sekhavat, MIRA’s Director of Federal Policy.
Ritmos Dance Academy.
Wisam Breegi, an Iraqi immigrant who has started a successful
goldsmith business.
Rocio Saenz, president of SEIU Local 615.
Adalberto, member of a new UNITE!/HERE union chapter in Worcester.
Pastor Sarai Rivera of Christian Community Church.
David Minasian, member of Carpenters Union Local 107.
…. and others!

The cultural celebration continues … following the rally at Centro
Las Americas, 11 Sycamore St, Worcester
at 8pm that evening, join us for FOOD, MUSIC, and PERFORMANCES
See more of Murga La Klandestina as they blow you away with 6 part
harmonies and profound lyrics.
Salsa Band NQ Musicians, a dynamite local band will get you dancing
with lively salsa, merengue and cha-cha.
DJ Will continues the beats until midnight!

Interpretation into various will be available, look for the bright
orange armbands!

Events are wheelchair accessible, all ages, free (donations for food
at the Party will be accepted) and substance/alcohol-free.

Lots more info at our new website:
http://worcesterimmigrantcoalition.org

Your Help is Needed!
Join us in getting the word out about the Mayday Rally. We will be
flyering all accross Worcester, gathering for a final outreach push
at the Pleasant St Neighborhood Network Center at 301 Pleasant St:
Thursday, April 30th, 5:30pm

Join a march!
Several marches will converge at the Mayday Rally.

Marches will begin gathering at 4:30pm at the following sites:

1. Saint Peter’s Church, 929 Main St near Clark U
2. Our Neighborhood Peace Park, corner of Winslow and Pleasant Streets
3. Carpenters Union Hall, 29 Endicott St, near Crompton Park
4. Plumley Village, meet at general store

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