May 1- International Workers Day


The City College BEAT Club, Occupy at City College, supported by AFT Local 1931, will be holdinga rally for education rights on May 1st at 11am at Park and A (in front of the B Building), Therally will be followed by a march to the Civic Center downtown.




This Tuesday is May 1st, or May Day, also known as International Worker's Day. This
day commemorates the history of the labor movement and all of its accomplishments
and to raise awareness of the pertinent labor issues of the day.

This year, there will be several events around San Diego, including one at City College, to
commemorate May Day and to raise awareness of the issues working families and students are facing in the present. This includes budget cuts, unemployment, and the need for workers rights.

The City College BEAT Club, Occupy at City College, supported by AFT Local 1931, will be holding a rally for education rights on May 1st at 11am at Park and A (in front of the B Building), The rally will be followed by a march to the Civic Center downtown.

Join with the campus community to stand up for education and workers rights!

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Other events (elsewhere) of the day include:

12pm: Rally at the San Diego Civic Center to support local area janitors

3:30pm: Rally and march from Roosevelt Middle to the San Diego School Board meeting with San Diego Education Association to support hundreds of San Diego Unified School District teachers facing layoffs

4-6pm: Occupy San Diego Labor Solidarity event calling for support for local labor rights campaigns

5:30pm Chicano Park celebration of May Day

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