Southwestern Vote Will Intensify as New Mexico May Day March Mobilizes Latinos and Occupy Wall StreetTuesday, May 1st, 2012
Today New Mexico held a MAY DAY Rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico in support of the
immigrants and OCCUPY New Mexico. Our Tequila Party leader, Julio Dominguez, showed his support and marched for the immigrants alongside a broad coalition of groups. In addition to launching our partnership with Evotee, the Tequila Party is committed to attending events in an effort to motivate and increase eligible Latino voters.
Music and Art will held at the Peace & Justice Center from 10AM-4PM There was live art, sign making, an open mic, DJ’s-Feelin’ Up Jetti, Zia Zombie, and the Community Projektz as well as live performances by Felix y Los Gatos, L@s Otr@s, members of Albuquerque’s national Slam poetry team and mucho mas!
The march began at 4:30 pm that started at at University & Central to rally to Robinson Park.
El Centro did a magnificent job with their presence at the march. El CENTRO is a grassroots, Latino immigrant led organization located in Central New Mexico which works with Latino immigrants and allies to defend, enforce, and advance our communities’ collective rights. They have been working closely with Faith Leaders to take action and Sign-On to a Letter Against the Current Anti-Immigrant Climate and in Favor of Drivers’ Licenses for Immigrants
From El Centro:
Marcha pacífica y manifestación para la justicia de los trabajadores, la unión familiar, y contra el uso de los inmigrantes como blancos politicos en Nuevo México.
Música en vivo, juegos, danzantes Aztecas/Matachines, Diversión para niños, información sobre derechos laborales.
International Workers Day Peaceful March and Rally
For Worker Justice, and the Unification of Families. Against the scapegoating of our immigrant communities for political gain in New Mexico.
Live music, games, Aztec Dancers/Matachines, fun for kids, information about your workers rights.
Info: 505-246-1627 www.elcentronm.org