The People’s Organization For Progress will have a demonstration in support of the Amazon workers union drive Saturday, February 27, 2021.
The protestors will assemble at 12 noon for a march that will start at the Lincoln Statue located at 12 Springfield Ave. in Newark, NJ. It is at the intersection of Springfield Ave. & West Market Street.
Protestors will march from the statue to the Whole Foods Market, 633 Broad Street in Newark. Whole Foods is a subsidiary of Amazon. They should arrive at Whole Foods at 1:00pm.
The protestors will picket in front of Whole Foods while listening to speeches from labor and community activists including Charles Hall, President, Local 108 retail workers union, and Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization For Progress.
The protestors will march back to the Lincoln Statue where the event will end. For more information call (973)801-0001. The schedule of this event may be subject to change due to inclement weather.