Thursday, August 25, 2011

UFW Rally at Capitol. Sept. 4

“Fair Treatment For Farm Workers Now” March through Central Valley Enters Sacramento County Next Wednesday, August 31st!


Sunday, September 4th

10 AM - Southside Park
12 PM - Capitol Rally

Saying the time to act is now, farm workers began a 167-mile pilgrimage up the Central Valley to Sacramento to press for enactment of the Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act.

‘The Fair Treatment For Farm Workers Now’ March began August 23, 2011 in Madera.  The march organized by the United Farm Workers, will end on September 4th, Labor Day weekend, at the State Capitol.

The march enters our labor council’s jurisdiction on Wednesday, August 31st.  Participants will walk more than 16 miles per day through Sunday, September 4th.  Please join them in solidarity along the march.  Contact Roman Pinal of UFW at 213-216-3518 or for details.

The last leg of the march will take place Saturday, September 4th.  Marchers will meet at Southside Park (T and 8th Streets) in Sacramento that day at 10 AM and march to the State Capitol for a rally that will begin at 12 PM.

For more information on the rally at the Capitol, please call 323-572-9907 or visit

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