Below are scenes from the February 26, 2011, solidarity rally in support of Wisconsin workers and unions, and in support of bargaining rights in general. All 41 photos from the Peace Education Center’s alternative media news coverage of the event can be viewed here. Video recorded interviews from rally participants can be viewed here.
A few thousand showed up on a cold, winter day in Michigan to show solidarity for Wisconsin workers and unions, and labor rights in general.
Sam Singh (left) of East Lansing addressed the crowd from the Capitol Building steps.
Chuck Warpehoski from the Ann Arbor area’s Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice addresses the solidarity rally. Chuck was part of the Ann Arbor contingent that attended the event. Chuck is at the microphone at the bottom-center of the picture.
Peace Education Center board members Kathie Kuhn and Barb Thibeault were on hand for the rally.
The crowd was LOUD and PROUD!
Part of the UAW membership pauses for a photo.
This picture is taken of the front of the rally at the base of the Capitol Building steps.
Numerous environmentalists showed up in solidarity with the workers and labor movement.
“Restore the Dream!”
I.B.E.W. Local 352 of Lansing was on hand.
V is for Victory?
Badger energy was in full force during the rally.
“More Unions – Less Sweat Shops”
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero fired up the crowd.
A message waiting for Monday morning.