Raleigh-Durham Fight Imperialism Stand Together (FIST)

Revolutionary socialist youth in the US South

April 4: Defend Human Rights, Public Jobs and Public Services!

Posted by raleighfist on April 3, 2011

STATEWIDE ACTION IN RALEIGH!

16 W. Jones St, Across from Legislative Building

Gather at 11:30am
Silent Picket 12:00-12:15pm
Rally and speakers: 12:15-1:00pm


Sponsored by:
the Labor, Faith and Civil Rights Coalition in Defense of the Public Sector (UE 150, NC AFL-CIO, NC Hope, People’s Durham, BWFJ, SONG, Beloved Community, NC Justice Center, FLOC, Raleigh FIST, Progressive Dems, ASWL, and more!)

Dr. King was assassinated defending the rights of public sector (Sanitation) workers in Memphis on April 4, 1968! Our Struggle continues! Public Services are a Human Right! Collective Bargaining is a Human Right!

Take Action! Join Our Rally

Speakers include members of UE150, NAACP, Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), Southernors on New Ground (SONG), People’s Durham and NC HEAT.

Or in your home town
1) organize your own rally or educational event, (many being planned already!) or,
2) wear a black ribbon armband to work!

For More Information call (919) 539-2051 email: workerjustice@gmail.com
Or the NC AFL-CIO at (919) 833-6678

AFL-CIO-sponsored actions now planned across North Carolina

“We Are One” events open to the public have been planned now in Asheville, Raleigh, Charlotte, and Greensboro. Click a link to be taken to that city’s event page to learn more and RSVP.

In Asheville

What: Solidarity Rally
When: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: Pack Square in Downtown Asheville, N Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
RSVP: http://bit.ly/weR1asheville
Contact: Mark Case: 215-8883

In Charlotte

What: Rally and Picket Line
When: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Rally will begin at 12 Noon so arrive early to get set up.
Where: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Bldg., 600 East 4th Street, Charlotte, NC
RSVP: http://bit.ly/weR1charlotte
Contact: Debra Geter: 704-572-5793

In Greensboro

What: Defend the Dream Rally
When: 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Greensboro Government Plaza, West February 1 Place, Greensboro, NC
RSVP: http://bit.ly/weR1greensboro
Contact: Sandra Koritz: 336-272-2758

In Raleigh

What: 15-Minute Moment of Silence / Silent Protest
When: 12 Noon. Arrive early—11:30 to 11:45—to get your sign and to line up!
Where: Bicentennial Mall in Downtown Raleigh, (1 W. Jones St, between the museums)
RSVP: http://bit.ly/weR1raleigh
Contact: NC State AFL-CIO: 919-833-6678
Note: This will be followed by coalition rally with speakers

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