May Day Legacy

May 9th, 2008

Chicago May Day 2008

Asian Community contingent at the 2009 May Day March & Rally in Chicago. View all images posted by marchers here.


Recorded April, 2008
WNUA Broadcast Date: Sunda, April 27th, 2008
 
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Chicago’s immigrant workers rallied again on May Day to commemorate the 2006 march that nearly brought the Loop to a standstill.The 2006 May Day March was a landmark moment for our city’s immigrant workers, and for the immigration reform movement. On that day, Chicago’s Latino, Asian and European immigrant workers filled city streets demanding equal rights in the workplace, fair wages and the right to unionize. Read the rest of this entry »

Two Generations Marching for Immigrant Rights and Comprehensive Reform

April 22nd, 2007

Two Generations Discuss the Ongoing Fight for Immigrant Reform Leading Up to the 2007 Mayday March

Mother and Daughter Team, Tania Unzueta of Radio Arte and her mother Rosi Corrasco leader of March 10th Movement.


Recorded April 19th, 2007
WNUA Broadcast date: Sunday, April 22, 2007

 
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Last year’s May Day March put the spotlight on all Hispanics not only was it was the largest march in Chicago, but also a defining moment in the immigration reform movement.To keep politicians and the public aware of their presence immigrants and supporters are taking the streets again on May 1st to rally for the Employee Free Choice Act and to gain legal rights for immigrant workers.The march also calls for legalization of all immigrants, residence with civil and labor rights, and stopping deportations.This time on “City Voices” we hear from two generations on immigration to discuss the on going fight for immigration reform.The guests on this show are Rosi Carrasco, leader of the March 10th Movement and her daughter Tania Unzueta of Radio Arte.Links:
Rosi Carrasco
March 10th Movement and Latino Organization of the Southwest
1-877-7-MARCHA
http://www.movimiento10demarzo.orgTania Unzueta
WRTE 90.5 FM http://www.wrte.org/
and La Raza




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