Your Community Calendar: May Day Events Happening Near You

By Julianne Hing Apr 29, 2009

Welcome to this week’s edition of Your Community Calendar! We’re going to get right into it with a selection of immigrant rights marches and rallies happening around the country this Friday, May 1, which is International Workers’ Day, but has become an annual day for immigrants, advocates and allies to take to the streets to demand fair and just immigration reform. Starting on the west coast, with events across the country after the jump: Salem, OR Assemble: 11AM at Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97309 Contact: Francisco Lopez, 503.269.5694 Download the flyer! Oakland Assemble: 10AM at High St. and International Blvd. March to City Hall Contact: Ronald Cruz, (510) 501-2435 Download the flyer. Los Angeles Assemble: 12PM Olympic & Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles March to Temple & Broadway for Mass Rally Contact: 323-269-6069 Click here for more info. Phoenix Assemble: Saturday, May 2 at 8am Wells Fargo Tower 100 W Washington Phoenix March to: Tent City Contact:, (602)314-5870 Click here for more info. San Antonio Assemble: Milam Park, in front of Santa Rosa Hospital March Starts @ 6PM Contact May 1st Coalition at 299-2666 Chicago Assemble: 10AM at Union Park, Ogden and Ashland, Chicago, IL Contact: Detroit Assemble: 10 A.M. on W. Vernor & Woodmere RALLY, Clark Park at 12Noon Contact: Rosendo ( Click here for more info. Boston Assemble: 4:30PM Rally at Glendale Park, Elm St., Everett, MA Contact: Sergio Reyes (617)290-5614 Click here for more info. New York City Assemble: 12 noon at 14th St. & Broadway, Manhattan Contact: New York May 1st Coalition at Download the flyer! Washington, D.C. Assemble: 3pm at Malcolm X Park, Corners of W St. NW, and 16th St. NW, Washington, DC March to the White House Contact: Click here for more info.