Noted Civil Rights Leader Rev. Al Sharpton, AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Lee A. Saunders, AFT President Randi Weingarten in Toledo March 8—
Toledo, OH – National civil rights activist and leader, the Rev. Al Sharpton, Lee A. Saunders, Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, will be in Toledo on Tuesday, March 8 to speak out against the assault on public services, including such measures as SB 5 and efforts supported by Gov. John Kasich to undermine working families and public workers.
Rev. Sharpton and Saunders, a Cleveland native who was elected AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer in July 2010, are travelling together to different cities and states across the country to fight against the coordinated attack on public services.
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Event: Breakfast Meeting with Ministers
Time: 8:00 – 9:30AM
Place: Pinewood Tabernacle, 531 Pinewood Avenue, Toledo
Participants: Rev. Al Sharpton, Lee A. Saunders, Randi Weingarten, local clergy, labor leaders
Event: Teach- In at Roy C. Start High School
Time: 11 AM
Place: 2010 Tremainsville Road, Toledo
Participants: Rev. Al Sharpton, Lee A. Saunders, Randi Weingarten
AFSCME’s 1.6 million members provide the vital services that make America happen. With members in hundreds of different occupations – from nurses to corrections officers, child care providers to sanitation workers – AFSCME advocates for fairness in the workplace, excellence in public services and prosperity and opportunity for all working families.