The Rainbow Push Coalition, along with the United Automobile Workers is announcing an Rebuild America-Jobs, Justice and Peace Rally on August 28, 2010. The Rally will be held at the UAW-Ford National Program Center at 151 West Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, starting at 10:30 AM.
Detroit Job Search Examiner-Monica Ross-Williams, interviewed one organizers of the Job, Justice and Peace Rally, Teresa Bullock-UAW Civil Rights Coordinator:
“The rally will have a focus on stressing the needs of Job Creation, Voter Registration, Foreclourse Prevention and a host of other issues that are effecting the unemployed, underemployed and youth populations”, Ms. Bullock noted.
The Detroit, Michigan rally will be a part of a series of events across the country, ending with a March on Washington, D.C. on October 2, 2010. Focus of the rallies will include the need to reduce unemployment across all sectors/states in the United States and the need for job opportunities to decrease the current 9.5 percent national employment rate and Michigan’s 13.2 percent rate.
Follow-up on the Call Support for an Michigan Based-“Rally for Unemployed Job Seekers”
“Reach Out Job Search” Blog Talk Radio and the Detroit Job Search Examiner is coordinating our efforts to place national attention on Senator Debbie Stabenow’s (D-MI) Bill, “Americans Want to Work Act” S-3706 for unemployed job seekers/99ers, with the Rainbow Push Coliation/UAW, Rebuild America-Jobs, Justice and Peace Rally and March on August 28.
In our previous article titled, “Call for Support for an Michigan Based-“Rally for Unemployed Job Seekers”, published on August 12, 2010, we announced the creation of a “Grassroot Campaign” in Michigan to draw attention to the plight of the longest-term unemployed job seekers. Teresa Bullock from the UAW, welcomes 99ers in the state of Michigan to take part in the rally.
“99ers are welcome to bring signs or other message generators, to use during the march that will take place during the rally and to the rally speaker event, that will be held, after the march”, Ms. Bullock stated. Speakers announced for the “Rebuild America-Jobs, Justice and Peace Rally” , include the Rev. Jesse Jackson-head of the Rainbow Push Coliation, UAW Leadership Officials, Local, State and Federal Government Officials and community resource organizations. A voter resignation campaign, also will be held during the event.
If you are an unemployed job seeker, we encourage your attendance at this rally. The rally and march will have local and national media attention, due to the stature of the head coordinators and speakers during the event.
A Call for Organization Assistance for Michigan’s Unemployed Job Seekers/99ers at the Jobs, Justice and Peace Rally, August 28
We are seeking business donations for T-Shirts and signs, to bring attention to the plight of Michigan’s longest term job seekers. In addition, due to the economic issues, we are looking to create “Car Pools” to transport residents, across the state, that would like to attend the event.
Due to the short time frame, before the ” Rebuild America-Jobs, Justice and Peace Rally“, if you are willing to assist with car pooling, would like to attend this event as a supporter of 99ers and/or Michigan’s Unemployed Job Seekers or would like to provide marketing material donations, please contact the Detroit Job Search Examiner-Monica Ross-Williams, prior to Tuesday, August 28, via e-mail at [email protected] or call 734-328-3025.
“Reach Out Job Search”, Thursday, August 19th at 6PM radio show, will focus the entire hour on coordination efforts for the rally for the 99ers. Call into the program at (347) 934-0185.