CASA in Action and Allies Celebrate Workers' Day with Rally Highlighting Working Families

WHO: CASA in Action, UFCW Local 400, UNITE HERE! Local 25, LiUNA Baltimore Washington Laborers’ District Council
WHERE: CASA, 8151 15th Ave, Hyattsville, Md
WHEN: 4:30 P.M. TUESDAY, MAY 1, (TODAY)
WHY: CELEBRATE WORKERS' DAY

 

LANGLEY PARK, MD (TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018) – Today, on International Workers’ Day, CASA in Action, UFCW Local 400, UNITE HERE! Local 25, and the LiUNA Baltimore Washington District Council, will hold a rally for workers’ justice at 4:30 p.m., at CASA’s Langley Park location to highlight the important issues at stake during this year’s elections in Prince George’s County and throughout the state.
 
“In this election year, it is more important than ever to lift up the issues that are central to working families,” said CASA in Action President Gustavo Torres.
 
Guest speakers will include community members, leaders and candidates speaking on issues that are at the heart of Prince George’s County residents’ biggest concerns.
 
A CASA in Action community member will speak about his worries regarding educational funding and achievement.
 
Other issues will include $15 minimum wage, transit concerns for working families, good jobs and economic development. 
 
Donna Edwards, who is running for Prince George’s County Executive, will serve as the rally’s keynote speaker.
 

CASA in Action, a 501(c)(4) organization, is the foremost Latino and immigrant organization in the Mid-Atlantic region and a national leader in supporting immigrant families and ensuring that all individuals have the core supports necessary for full participation in society. CASA in Action and CASA in Action PAC endorse candidates that advance its membership’s priorities and facilitates greater engagement of Latinos and voters of color in elections. With nearly 100,000 members, CASA in Action is an individual membership organization of low-income immigrants.  Donations to CASA in Action are not tax-deductible.

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