Here's the latest on labor-related events today and tomorrow; we'll be updating our calendar, plus be sure to follow us on Twitter @dclabor and Facebook where we'll be posting updates, reports and photos. We'll also have a special Saturday edition of UC tomorrow, so if you have any updates be sure to let us know: [email protected]. NOTE: Metro Council and CSA offices are closed today due to the Inauguration but professional staff are available via email and phone.
Friday, January 20
There are a number of non-violent direct actions planned -- including one by a labor contingent -- to blockade security checkpoints at the inauguration this morning; see Calendar at right for contact info.
At noon there’s a DisruptJ20 march against Trump, starting at Columbus Circle in front of Union Station and continuing to McPherson Square; this march is fully legally permitted, labor folks are meeting on the east side of the Circle.
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Saturday, January 21
Women’s March on Washington. The labor assembly point is at Garfield Park, at the intersection of 3rd and G Streets Southeast, starting at 8:30am.
THIS JUST IN: The labor contingent needs 30 more volunteers to give out water, snacks, materials and serve as marshals; to volunteer, email Maureen Dunn at [email protected] call 414-534-8245.
Saturday afternoon Public Citizen is hosting a Teach-In after the march, from 1:30 to 8:30pm, focusing on the critical grassroots campaigns for the coming year.
NOTE: the AFL-CIO's Women’s March on Washington Economic Justice Teach-In has been canceled.
Latest details on all of these events are on our website.