NYC Full Schedule of Permitted and Unpermitted May Day 2012 Actions

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Posted 3 hours ago on April 27, 2012, 3:24 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

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99 Picket Lines
Midtown Manhattan
Community groups, unions, affinity groups and OWS
more info

Pop-up Occupation with Mutual Aid (unpermitted)
8am–2pm, Bryant Park, Manhattan
Occupy Wall Street
more info

Sitting Meditation
8–11am, Bryant Park (southwest corner), Manhattan
OWS Meditation working group

Bike Bloc
9am, Union Square, Manhattan
Strike Everywhere
more info

The Free University: Lectures, Workshops, Skill-Shares and Discussions
10am–3pm, Madison Square Park, Manhattan
more info

Building Community Alternatives to Capitalism Day
11am–10pm, LaunchPad, 721 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn
Brooklyn Skillshare
more info

Teach-in: How to Keep Your Cool and Occupy…Understanding Aggression
11am, Bryant Park (southwest corner), Manhattan
OWS Meditation working group

High School Student Walkout Convergence
12pm, Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn
more info

Guitarmy: Guitar Workshop and Rehearsal with Tom
Permitted Gathering Space for May Day Festivities

12pm, Bryant Park, Gertrude Stein Statue (east side), Manhattan
OWS Music working group
more info

art events all day throughout NYC
more info

Wildcat March (unpermitted)
1pm, Sara D. Roosevelt Park (East Houston St. & 2nd Ave.), Manhattan
Strike Everywhere
more info

Meditation Flash Mob followed by Kirtan
1pm, Bryant Park (southwest corner), Manhattan
OWS Meditation working group

Day Without Workers/Día sin los Trabajadores: May Day March and Speakout
2pm, 5th Ave. at 54th St. in Brooklyn, marching to 36th St & 4th Ave. to take subway at 3:30pm to Union Square rally in Manhattan
Occupy/Ocupemos Sunset Park
more info

Occupy Wall Street & Guitarmy March (unpermitted)
2pm, Bryant Park to Union Square, Manhattan

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Contingent!
3pm at Regal Movie Theatre, 50 Broadway (at 13th St.) – joining rally at Union Square after
Audre Lorde Project, FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice, Streetwise and Safe and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project
more info

Solidarity Rally with Tom Morello, Dan Deacon, Immortal Technique, Das Racist, Bobby Sanabria and special guests(permitted)
4–5:30pm, Union Square, Manhattan
May First Coalition, Labor Unions and OWS
more info

May Day Choir Convergence
5:15pm, Madison Square Park (in front of the fountain), Manhattan
more info

Occupy the Rent Guidelines Board: A Tenants’ General Assembly
5:30pm, 7 East 7th St. (outside Cooper Union), Manhattan
Real Rent Reform Campaign

Solidarity March (permitted)
5:30pm, Union Square to Wall Street, Manhattan
May First Coalition, Labor Unions and OWS
more info

Occupy Wall Street Afterparty
8pm, Wall Street area
details forthcoming…

The May Day 2012 Solidarity Rally and March is being organized by an historic coalition, including:

  • Alliance for Labor Rights, Immigrant Rights, Jobs for All
  • May 1st Coalition for Immigrant & Worker Rights
  • Immigrant & Community Organizations
  • Occupy Wall Street

See below for our growing list of NYC endorsements:

AFSCME Local 371 (SSEU)
AFSCME Local 372 DC 37
AFSCME Local 375 DC 37
AFSCME DC 37 Retirees Association
American Federation of Musicians Local 802
Anakbayan NY/NJ
Answer Coalition
Centro Guatemalteco Tecun Uman
Coalition for a District Alternative
Coalition for Public Education (CPE)
Committees of Correspondence
Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center
Community Farmworker Alliance
CSEA 1000
CWA District 1
CWA Local 1180
CWA Local 31003 The New York Newspaper Guild
NABET-CWA Local 16
Domestic Workers United
Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE)
Freedom Socialist Party
Frente Unido de Inmigrantes Ecuatorianos
Greater NY Labor-Religion Coalition
Green Party of NYC
Green Party of NYS
Guyanese American Workers United
Honduras USA Resistencia
IBT Joint Council 16
IBT Local 808
IBT Local 814
IBT Local 210
IBT Local 272
Immigrant Workers Movement
Immigrant Solidarity Network
Industrial Union Council New Jersey
International Action Center
International League of Peoples Struggle
International Migrants Alliance
International Socialist Organization
Jersey City Peace Movement
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice
Jornaleros Unidos de Woodside
Kurland Group
Labor Network for Sustainability
La Fuente
La Pena del Bronx
Labor for Palestine
Left Labor Project
LIUNA Local 10
LIUNA Local 78
LIUNA Local 79
Long Island Workplace Project
Make the Road New York
May 1st Coalition
National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON)
National Domestic Workers Alliance
New Immigrant Community Empowerment
National Immigrant Solidarity Network
New York Broadcast Trades Council
New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
New York City Labor Against the War
New York City LCLAA
New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP)
New York Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
New York Communities for Change
New York Immigration Coalition
New York New Jersey Regional Joint Board, Workers United
New York Taxi Workers Alliance
NYS District Communist Party USA
NYS Nurses Association
Occupy Sunset Park
Occupy Wall Street
Operation Power
Organization of Staff Analysts
Pakistan USA Freedom Forum
Philippine Forum
Radical Women
Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York
Retail Action Project
School of Americas Watch (SOA Watch)
Senegalese Workers Association
Sisa Pakari Cultural & Labor Center
Take Back the Future TWU Local 100
UAW Region 9A
UAW Local 1981 National Writers Union
UNITE HERE Local 100
United Federation of Teachers
United NY
Veterans for Peace Chapter 3 NYC
Workers United, SEIU
Workers World Party
Writers Guild of America, East


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