May Day march planned to support immigrant and worker rights

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Coalition and the May 1st Coalition will host the annual March for Immigrant and Workers' Rights on Friday, May 1, in Minneapolis.

The march starts at 4 p.m. at Lake Street and 13th Avenue (at Spirit of the Lakes Church), and ends with a street festival from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at 29th and Nicollet (behind the Kmart).

“Come support immigrant and workers' rights at this most critical time!” organizers said.

The Minneapolis event is expected to be one of scores across the nation to call attention to the need for stronger rights for all workers – documented or undocumented.