Solidarity Alert: Atlantic City Women's March

Please join the New Jersey State AFL-CIO in Atlantic City on Saturday, January 19 to march in honor of Fannie Lou Hamer, a voting and women’s rights activist. The march will launch on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at 11:00 am and culminate with a rally at the historic Boardwalk Hall, the site where Fannie Lou Hamer challenged Jim Crow laws at the 1964 Democratic Convention. The rally will feature keynote speaker Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, artist and activist Jessica Care Moore, and a performance from award-winning actress Ms. Helen Sims of the Fannie Lou Hamer Museum in Belzoni, Mississippi.  

The Atlantic City Women's March will also honor three women in the Labor Movement, one of whom is New Jersey State AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Laurel Brennan. The other honorees are Hetty Rosenstein, New Jersey Director of CWA and Lenace Edwards, Political Director of SEIU 32BJ in New Jersey.

Atlantic City Women’s March

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019

Gathering Point

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: New Jersey Ave. and Pacific 

March

Time: 11:00 AM

Place: Boardwalk

Rally

Time: 12:00 PM

Place: Boardwalk Hall

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO, which represents working women across all employment sectors, has had an enormous stake in the fight for social equality and economic justice for all. We look forward to a strong labor turnout on January 19 as we gather to celebrate the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer and rally on behalf of social, economic, racial, and gender equality.

 

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