April 30, 2011
Francisco Lopez, Executive Director: (503) 269-5694
Erik Sorensen, Communications Director: (503) 488-0263
Diverse Communities to gather at Oregon State Capitol for May Day Commemoration
Latino, Immigrant, Faith, Labor and LGBT Communities and Students to commemorate International Workers Day in Salem
SALEM, ORE. – On Sunday, members of the Latino, Immigrant, Faith, Labor and LGBT Communities, Students and others will gather at the Oregon State Capitol in commemoration of May Day.
May Day, or International Worker’s Day, is a day of celebration of the social and economic achievements of the labor movement.
Participants will gather on the State Capitol steps at 10:30 am on Sunday May 1st for an Ecumenical Service, which will feature clergy members from all over Oregon. A March and Rally will follow directly after the service at 11:30am.
MAY DAY 2011--International Worker's Day
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court Street NE
Ecumenical Service at 10:30am
March & Rally at 11:30am
During the event, speakers will highlight important issues facing Oregonians including Driver's License Access, Tuition Equity & Quality Education, Safe Communities, Public Safety, Healthcare Equity, Justice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered Immigrants, Affordable Housing, Jobs & Economic Recovery and Family Unity.
For more information, resources and for those wishing to RSVP to the event, CAUSA has please visit CAUSA’s web page: https://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5535/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=40872
Saturday, April 30, 2011