Check out the MINNESOTA IMMIGRANT FREEDOM NETWORK’s list of events being organized for anyone and everyone interested in social justice, human rights, etc. for International workers day. From MIFN’s blog.

“””Dear Friends and Allies,

The snow in Minnesota is puttin’ up a fight and so is the immigrant rights movement! The big mobilization for immigrant and workers’ rights is just around the corner (May 1st ring a bell?) and there are plenty of events being organized by various groups that make up this dynamic social justice movement, check them out below.

La lucha sigue,

alondra MIFN Communications””””

For more info in May 1st, check out the article snipped below.

May Day – the Real Labor Day

May 1st, International Workers’ Day, commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world, and is recognized in every country except the United States, Canada, and South Africa. This despite the fact that the holiday began in the 1880s in the United States, with the fight for an eight-hour work day.

Also check out this website:

The National Immigrant Solidarity Network (ISN) is a coalition of immigrant rights, labor, human rights, religious, and student activist organizations from across the country. We work with leading immigrant rights, students and labor groups. In solidarity with their campaigns, and organize community immigrant rights education campaigns. From community education campaigns to direct actions and strategic organizing, we are organizing critical immigrant worker campaigns that are moving toward justice for all immigrants!


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