Invitation to the First Anniversary of the General Farmworker Strike in San Quintin

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Alliance of National, State and Municipal Organizations for Social Justice

The National Democratic Union of Independent Farmworkers

 

San Quentin, Baja California February 4, 2016

 

INVITATION TO THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE GENERAL FARMWORKER STRIKE IN SAN QUINTIN

The Alliance of National, State and Municipal Organizations for Social Justice (AONEMJS) and the National Democratic Union of Independent Farmworkers (SINDJA) CORDIALLY INVITE all farmworkers from San Quintin and Mexico, all of the organizations, and all of the democratic unions in our country, activists and the public in general:

To all those who have accompanied us and have traced a road full of hope for the proletariat class of workers. This 17th of March will be the FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE STRIKE, we will remember and recommit to what we have sown on March 17, 2015 where more than 70,000 farmworkers rose up on that morning in the valley of San Quintin in order to demand better working conditions and fair wages and it is for this reason that we invite you to join us on our MEGA-CARAVAN to commemorate this historic day, we will leave San Quintin on the 17th of March until we arrive on the beaches of Tijuana on the 20th of March there we will meet on the US/Mexico border with our brother migrants that are located on the other side, we will continue to struggle for the original demands we made, as of today none of them have been met, we continue to raise our voices.

This MEGA-CARAVAN is also meant to also demonstrate that even after one year from that historic event on March 17, where we, thousands of farmworkers refused to work in the fields and came to the streets demanding better working conditions, the businessmen growers have not given the opportunity for our demands to be heard.

Our Travel Itinerary:

  • 17th of March in the early morning – We will host a commemorative event in San Quintin (with candles) and begin the Mega March.
  • 17th of March, in Maneadero, there will be a reunion of our brothers and sister farmworkers of this valley.
  • 18th of March, in Ensenada, There will be a rally in the plaza of the three heads.
  • 18th of March, in Ensenada, There will be a rally in Revolution Park.
  • 19th of March, in Rosarito
  • 20th of March, arrive in Tijuana, Reunion with Organizations, Activists, Unionists, that support our struggle, that support our call to Boycott Driscoll’s.

WE INVITE our comrades in the struggle who have always been present in the successes of our brother and sister farmworkers who have always and continue to support us and they have done so with FOOD or REFRESHMENTS, we will also need candles because we will also march at night.

All that can be contributed to this JUST CAUSE we will be completely grateful.

We need your solidarity and the support of each and every one of you because it will be 4 DAYS OF CONTINUOUS MARCHING in distinct regions of our state and of the AMERICAN UNION.

Please accept our salutation from The Alliance of National, State and Municipal Organizations for Social Justice and the National Democratic Union of Independent Farmworkers.

For a better future, and a new homeland!

 

 

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