Poor People's March on October 16th in San FranciscoSan Francisco Bay Area 11 Oct 2005 19:37 GMT
A Poor People's March and Low-Wage Workers Community Congress will be held in San Francisco on Sunday, October 16th. People will gather at 11:30am at 16th and Mission Streets and march to the Congress at the Horace Mann Middle School on 23rd Street, demanding "Living Wage Jobs, Universal Health Care, Affordable Housing, Quality Education, and Progressive Taxation of Corporations and the Wealthy." The Community Congress will discuss issues that are impacting the lives of working people and provide training for upcoming political and labor struggles. The March and Congress hopes to mobilize and turn out working people for the statewide special election in November. Sponsors and endorsers for the event are still needed.