Dozens of Long Beach community organizers and activists rallied on Sunday at Cesar E. Chavez Park for May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day.
Over 100 people participated in the annual May Day rally and march in Central Long Beach Wednesday evening.
The annual May Day event, which coincides with International Workers’ Day, will take place Wednesday evening.
About 300 Long Beach activists and residents took to city streets Tuesday evening, joining a series of May Day marches that annually bring traffic in the area to a standstill as protesters speak out not only for workers and immigrants but multiple other marginalized groups.
An estimated two- to- three hundred people marched three miles, from MacArthur Park to Long Beach City Hall, in honor of International Workers’ Day and immigrant rights on Monday.
Over 400 community members are expected to gather at Long Beach’s MacArthur Park Monday evening to bring awareness to the rights of workers and immigrants and to build unity as part of a nationwide movement known as May Day.