Join the July 2017 LaborFest to Celebrate and Honor Our Labor History

This year LaborFest remembers and honors the 80th anniversary of the 1937 sit-down strikes and the 83rd anniversary of the San Francisco General Strike and West Coast Maritime strike. The results of the strike established a union hiring hall for longshore workers, and brought union power to the forefront in the middle of the depression not just for longshore and maritime workers but many others.

We invite you to attend any one of the following International Working Class Film & Video Festival events that celebrate and honor our labor history as we also look at the fight against privatization and outsourcing and how technology is challenging worker and human rights.

Event & Location
Friday, July 14
7:00 p.m.
Woody Guthrie’s Birthday & Homestead Strike
San Jose Peace & Justice Center
48 S. 7th St., San Jose (Donation)
Saturday, July 15
10:00 a.m.
San Francisco Waterfront Labor History Walk 1835-1934
Entrance of Hills Brothers Coffee Building
75 Folsom St., San Francisco (FREE)
Saturday, July 15
7:00 p.m.
Not our Brothers and Sisters! Against Deportations and Racism
Beat Museum
540 Broadway St. near Columbus, San Francisco (FREE)
Sunday, July 16
9:45 a.m.
Coral Tower Mural Walk 
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd., San Francisco (FREE)
Sunday, July 16
3:00 p.m.
The Origins of the US Military in the Indian Wars
518 Valencia, San Francisco (FREE)
Sunday, July 16
5:45 p.m.
Building Bridges & Labor Maritime History Boat Tour 
Pier 41, left of Pier 39 near outside ticket booth on Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco ($45.00)
Reservations at or call 415-642-8066.
Saturday, July 22
10:00 a.m.
WPA Berkeley Walk 
Meet at Main Berkeley Post Office
Corner of Milvia & Alston, Berkeley (FREE)
Saturday, July 22
10:00 a.m.
Charters, Privatization & the Defense of Public Education
Richmond High School Auditorium
1250 23rd St., Richmond (FREE)
Sunday, July 23
7:00 p.m.
30th Anniversary of Watsonville Cannery Workers Strike
ILWU Local 34 Hall
801 2nd street, next to AT&T Ball Park, San Francisco (FREE)
Wednesday, July 26
7:00 p.m.
What California Labor History Tells Us About Building the Resistance to Trump
By Fred Glass
Green Arcade Bookstore
1680 Market St. at Gough, San Francisco (FREE)
Wednesday, July 26
8:00 p.m.
LaborFest Comedy Night 
Hosted by Danny Cruzz
San Jose Improv
62 S. 2nd street, San Jose (Call for ticket)
Saturday, July 29
12:00 p.m.
Oakland 1946 General Strike Walk 
Meet at the fountain in Latham Square
Telegraph & Broadway, Oakland (FREE)

Visit LaborFest website for a complete list of events:

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