Los Angeles May Day march to take place in Boyle Heights
Los Angeles, CA – A major May Day march in Los Angeles is set for May 1, 1:00 p.m., at the intersection of North Soto Street and East Cesar Chavez. Marchers will assemble at nearby Mathews Street and Cesar Chavez.
Long time Chicano and immigrant rights leader Carlos Montes states, “We are organizing our May Day march and rally to demand self-determination for the Chicano people and equality for Mexicans and all Latinos. We are also denouncing the racist attacks and ICE /police brutality against our people.”
The May Day march is being organized by Centro CSO (Community Service Organization). A call from Centro CSO urged people to bring family members, friends, colleagues and neighbors to the event, and stated, “Join Centro CSO on May 1 as we fight to ‘Dump Donald Trump’ and stop racist attacks by police and ICE. We demand respect and equality for all Mexicans, Central Americans and Chicanos! Not one more police killing in Boyle Heights; no more raids and detentions by ICE.”