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NINETEENTH ANNUAL WESTERN WORKERS LABOR HERITAGE FESTIVAL

NINETEENTH ANNUAL WESTERN WORKERS LABOR HERITAGE FESTIVAL - San Jose Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's contribution to the civil rights and labor movements
NINETEENTH ANNUAL WESTERN WORKERS LABOR HERITAGE FESTIVAL - San Jose Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's contribution to the civil rights and labor movements

Friday, January 14 thru Sunday, January 16

NINETEENTH ANNUAL WESTERN WORKERS LABOR HERITAGE FESTIVAL - San Jose Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's contribution to the civil rights and labor
movements Electrical Workers' Hall (IBEW local 332) 2125 Canoas Garden Avenue
(nr Curtner Light Rail stop; for free shuttle during festival call 831-419-2611)

A weekend of solidarity in an era of war, racism, and hard times

Song swaps, art displays, workshops, and performances!

Program will include: theater with Elise Bryant, cartooning with Mike Konopacki, the Freedom Song Network, the Rockin' Solidarity Labor Chorus, Faith Petric, Jimmy Collier, Solidarity Notes (Vancouver), graphic arts with Lincoln Cushing, photography with David Bacon and others, spoken word artists from around the Bay Area, and much more.

Friday evening
6 p.m. Registration, 7pm Song and Poetry Swap

Saturday
9 a.m. Registration, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Workshops

Saturday evening
7 p.m. Arts Exchange with featured performers

Sunday
9 a.m. - noon Workshops and Exchanges
1:30 Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Workshops

Sunday evening Benefit Concert for workers in need, 7 p.m. Admission $10-15
seniors/students/unemployed, $15-20 working folks.

Volunteers are needed to help with transportation, housing, and food in exchange for registration fees. Please contact coordinator Kendyll Stansbury. Sponsors include the AFL-CIO Central Labor Councils & Unions of the greater Bay Area, San Jose City
College, the Labor Heritage Foundation, and others.

Info & registration: www.lib.berkeley.edu/~lcushing/WWLHF/WWLHF05.html.

For more information (including hotels and transportation), contact David Winters (831)
426-4940 or Paul Burton (650) 572-1050.
 
 


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