May Day 2013

Posted: May 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

International Workers day

May Day is an annual march on May Day (May 1st) in a celebration of International Workers Day.

This year we gather at O’Bryant Square at 3:00 for a Rally with over 2000 people who attended. First we heard speeches from organizations and supporters. This year topic was International workers day for working families; people over profit. The goal was to encourage everyone to join an organization working for Justice. Thank you to all the organizations that attended and Thank you for all their hard work that they do throughout the year. There was one organization that caught out eyes which was the We Are Oregon Float or what we are learning now a network of people called HIFE. 

Housing Is For Everyone! HIFE was formed in April 2013 as a network of individuals and organizations committed to carrying out the work of Housing Justice in Portland Oregon. HIFE was formed in April 2013 as a network of individuals and organizations committed to carrying out the work of Housing Justice in Portland Oregon. Many of the members of HIFE are longtime social justice activists others have joined housing justice work in the last two years of struggle for housing in Portland. Life them on your fb: https://www.facebook.com/HousingIsForEveryone

Welcome and we look forward to working with you. 

After our rally we then took to the streets and marched from O’Bryant square towards PSU then down towards Right 2 Dream Too and back to O’Bryant square. 

Reco from Right 2 Dream Too said, “That felt great.” in reference to the march and see the thousands of people in the streets supporting one another. 

We hope you have joined an organization and we are looking forward to working and being in solidarity with all the organizations. 

 

“Injustice to one is injustice to all.”- Martin Luther King Jr. 

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