Southern-Wide Mass Moral March, Sat., Feb. 8, Raleigh, N.C.

by on February 2, 2014
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Join the Moral March on Raleigh!

Thousands Stand Against Extremist Policies Being Passed by NC Governor and Legislature

 

Saturday, February 8,   Gather at 9am 

 

March with the Southern Workers Assembly in the Labor Contingent of the march.    Meet at the corner of of Wilmington St. and Cabarrus St. near Shaw University in downtown Raleigh.  Look for the yellow SWA banner and white solidarity flag.  

The biggest, boldest Moral Monday demonstration is happening next Saturday, February 8 in Raleigh. You will want to be a part of this dramatic and historic occasion.Tens of thousands of people outraged at attacks on women, teachers, voting rights, workers, the poor, youth and the environment will be pouring in from all parts of the state – and from across the U.S.

 

This promises to be the biggest march and rally in the South in 50 years. You’ve got to be there.

This year’s annual people’s assembly will be held in the wake of a powerful push back to the immoral and unconstitutional policies supported and passed by Governor Pat McCrory, Speaker Thom Tillis, Senate Leader Phil Berger, Budget Director Art Pope and other extremists in the NC General Assembly during the 2013 Session. After 13 Moral Mondays in Raleigh leading to almost 1,000 arrests for civil disobedience and 24 local Moral Mondays spanning the entire state, the Forward Together Moral Movement and the HKonJ coalition will join together once again for the Moral March on Raleigh HKonJ People’s Assembly.

Join Southern Workers Assembly labor contingent to march for:
 

  • Union rights including collective bargaining
  • Living wages for all workers
  • Protect voting rights
  • Stop attack on unemployment coverage
  • Expand Medicaid
  • Fully fund all public services
  • End systematic racism, sexism and homophobia
  • and more!  

Saturday, February 8th
Gather 9:00am

Rally begins at 9:30am on Wilmington Street, between South St. and MLK Jr. Blvd. The march will begin at 10:30 AM to Jones Street outside the NC General Assembly. The rally at the General Assembly features movement music, NC NAACP president Rev. William J. Barber II, other speakers, and video of landmark events in the past year.

For logistics, maps, buses and more information visit http://www.hkonj.com

Join the Southern Workers Assembly after the march for a forum titled Organize the South.  Lunch served.  Located at the NC Justice Center at 224 S. Dawson Street.  Contact 919-637-6949 for more information. 

 

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