The Farmworkers Walk for Justice will be held this Saturday, July 13th. This is the second year of the walk.
Who: Various labor, human rights, environmental and religious organizations taking a stand for the fair and humane treatment of farmworkers.
What: A one-day walk around farms in Oregon to show support for workers rights and to educate ourselves more about the conditions farmworkers face.
Where & When: July 13th: assemble 9:00 AM at Legion Park, Woodburn . (Mt Hood Rd., across from Salud Medical center and two blocks south). Dinner, music and speakers following 4:30pm at Legion Park. Suggested donation $10.
What to bring: good walking shoes, an extra layer of clothing to protect from the weather (a hat would be good), drinking water, snack. A good back pack. Your good energy!
Directions to Legion Park
From I-5 North or South:
Take the Woodburn Exit off of I-5. Head east off of the freeway ramp,this puts you on Mt. Hood Road headed towards the center of Woodburn. Go past Settlemeyer (major intersection near a high school) to Park Avenue (across from the Salud Medical Center). Turn Right on Park Ave. Go about two blocks, Legion Park will be on the right. There is a sign for the park.
Head West on Mt.Hood Rd. (turn at Safeway) continue under rail
road overpass. Park Avenue will be on your right (no sign) across from Salud Medical Center. Go about two blocks, Legion Park will be on the right. There is a sign for the park.
Portland Indymedia folks will be part of the walk again this year. We will be reporting in to the newswire all day long and creating a wrap-up feature after the event.
Get involved! Support all the people of Oregon in thier stuggle for peace and justice.