Philadelphia: Fight back together! Protest to end the criminalization of immigrants, migrants & refugees, April 17, 2017.
Two weeks before May Day, Workers World Party activists and friends held a roving street meeting to promote the Philadelphia People’s Defense Network and a call for a feeder march on May Day.
The march stopped at two ICE offices, Wells Fargo Bank and Santander Bank and ended at City Hall. Speakers warned businesses not to punish any workers who strike on May 1st or immigrant supporters will stage phone call campaigns, sit-ins, pickets or other actions to protect fellow workers.
A march was announced for May Day that will gather and march from Franklin Square Park at 700 Race St at 10am and join the “Day without immigrant, Black and Brown Workers” rally at City Hall at noon. Over 700 fliers were handed out.
Photos and report by Joe Piette