APRIL 1: MARCH AND RALLY, CHICAGO, IL
Schedule of Events
10:00 AM 5-MILE MARCH TO “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL” MCDONALD’S IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO
In what has become a CIW trademark action, farmworkers and their allies will again hit the streets, this time for a 5-mile march culminating at one of the most frequented and well-known McDonald’s in the world. The march will begin at Plaza Tenochtitlan (Pilsen) and will wind its way through the heart of downtown Chicago before reaching the Rock ‘n’ Roll McDonald’s for a major demonstration. For more information, please click here.
1:00 PM DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE OF LANDMARK MCDONALD’S
Join Florida farmworkers and their allies for a spirited demonstration outside of the “Rock ‘N’ Roll” McDonald’s
50th Anniversary McDonald’s (aka Rock ‘N’ Roll McDonald’s)
600 North Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60610-3702
For more information, please click here.
2:30 PM FARMWORKER RIGHTS RALLY
Immediately following the demonstration outside of McDonald’s, we will walk to
Holy Name Cathedral to warm up with hot drinks, dynamic speakers and live music. Please join us to celebrate and honor the CIW’s successful march, meet the CIW members and learn more about how you can support this important fight for justice in the fields.
Holy Name Cathedral
735 N. State St.
7:00 PM “OUR WORLD, OUR RIGHTS” CULTURAL EVENT
From Colombia to Chiapas, from Immokalee to Chicago, people are envisioning a different world. A world where humanity is valued over profits; a world where workers have a voice and their rights are respected; a world where many worlds fit. Please join the CIW for a night of live music and movement building.
Live music, spoken word, dynamic speakers, dancing and more! Featuring Tropa Solar (Latin American folk music), Son del Centro (a traditional Son Jarocho music group out of Santa Ana, CA), Olmeca (Latin hip-hop and rap artist from L.A.) and other local Chicago musicians.
St. Pius Catholic Church
1919 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608