May Day celebration highlights immigrant and workers’ rights

May 16, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama


Rebecca Capurso

May 5, 2018

Over 300 individuals and representatives from local cultural and activist organizations, faith groups and unions gathered at Lents Park in southeast Portland on May 1 for an International Workers’ Day celebration that Portland May Day Coalition described in its flyer as “a family-friendly celebration of community” focused on immigrant and workers’ rights.

Organizers set up information booths, led chants and entertained to stand in solidarity with allies from Seattle to Syria.

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