Sept 3rd: 6th Annual Burlington Labor Day Parade & Celebration – Starting 10am at Burlington College, 95 North Ave, ending at Battery Park for free hotdogs, hamburgers, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, face painting & fun activities. Speakers include Bernie Sanders, Peter Welch, Jen Henry, RN and president of United Professions Vermont – AFT, Adrienne Kinne of Iraq Vets Against The War & member of her union at the VA Hospital in White River Junction. Sponsors include the Vermont Workers’ Center, Student Labor Action Project, Peace & Justice Center – VT Livable Wage Campaign, VSEA, Vermont NEA, Vermont AFL-CIO and many other Vermont unions and community organizations. Music will be performed by Sweet Justice & Wildcat Strikers, the official band of the Vermont Workers’ Center. Call James at 802-272-0882 for details.
Sept 2nd: Old Labor Hall Benefit Event – 5pm., 46 Granite Street, Barre Another Is World Possible: Changing around a cycle of endless war, poverty and enviromental destruction. A recent flood caused thousands of dollars in damage to the Barre Labor Hall, a national historic landmark. Join in for good food, good music and discussion w/Bernie Sanders, representatives from the Vermont Workers’ Center and our US Social Forum delegation, Grassroots Global Justice, Iraq Vets Against WarPeace & Justice Center, & others to put the “move” in the movement.