Support CAUSA Today!

Sunday, May 1, 2011

PHOTOS: 4000 People Attend May Day Celebration in Salem

Salem, Ore.  -- Today members of the Latino, Immigrant, Faith, Labor and LGBT Communities, Students and others gathered at the Oregon State Capitol in commemoration of May Day, or International Worker's Day. According to The Oregonian, 4000 people attended the day’s events.

During the rally, speakers discussed important issues facing Oregonians including driver's license access, tuition equity & quality education, voting and equal representation, safe communities, public safety, healthcare equity, immigration reform, justice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered Immigrants, affordable housing, jobs & economic recovery and family unity.

Among the speakers were Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, State Representative Michael Dembrow, Executive Director of Oregon Student Association, Emily McLain, Oregon AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer, Barbara Byrd, James Jacobson with SEIU and several others.

Here are photos from May Day 2011:


Popular Posts

Design by Free WordPress Themes | Bloggerized by Lasantha - Premium Blogger Themes | Press Release Distribution