May Day 2006 General Strike

July 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boston May Day Coalition
9A Hamilton Place
MA 02108
Boston May Day Coalition

The May Day 2006 General Strike & Resisting Deportations Today

May Day, 2006 witnessed the largest nationwide general strike in decades. El Gran Paro Americano 2006, involved working people in the millions and shut down workplaces around the country, including the port of Los Angeles, many factories, and small businesses. It was preceded by huge mobilizations in a number of major cities against the criminalization of migrant workers. A workshop is being hosted by Sergio Reyes and John Harris who were central organizers of the May Day General Strike in Greater Boston in 2006. They will describe the mass mobilizations of 2006 and how they were organized, culminating in the May Day General Strike. The workshop will take up developments since the strike and discuss a strategic and tactical orientation that can advance the movement today.

Thursday, July 13, 7:00 PM
Encuentro 5
9A Hamilton Place, Boston 02108
(One block from the Part Street T stop on the Red and Green lines)