Local labor activists, staffers and allies gathered January 4th to discuss the upcoming inaugural events and labor’s mobilization plans. A primary focus was how to bringworking people and unions together and how to use these upcoming events to engage and motivate union and community members, with a goal of building labor’s ability to mobilize after the inauguration. There are a large range of activities planned; a preliminary list has been posted on the Metro Council’s calendar, which will be updated as plans firm up in the days ahead.
The list so far:
January 13-15: AFL-CIO MLK Weekend
Saturday, January 14, 9a: We Shall Not Be Moved
Saturday, January 14, 11a: We Are Here to Stay
Sunday, January 15, 4p: People’s Rally for Transit Justice
Sunday, January 15, 7p: "Gonna Take Us All" MLK Holiday Ball
Thursday, January 19, time TBD: Reclaim Our Schools
Friday, January 20, 12p: March Against Trump
Saturday, January 21, 10a: Women’s March on Washington
The permitted march on January 20th and the Women’s March on January 21st will have meet-up locations for labor unions to gather in solidarity. If you know of other upcoming events that have labor involvement, please email [email protected]
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