Event ends: March 25, 2011 1:30 pm
Workers United is directing a procession to honor the victims of the Triangle fire. The procession will feature shirtwaists and sashes carried aloft bearing the names of the 146 victims, historic photographs, and labor union banners. Marchers will include family members of the victims, labor unions, theater and dance companies, school children, and participating organizations.
All are welcome to participate.
Walk with SweatFree Communities and the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity! Wear armbands with names of both Triangle victims and Bangladeshi factory fire victims.
The procession marchers will gather in the vicinity of Union Square and proceed to the Commemoration site located at the former home of the Triangle Waist Company:
Corner of Washington Place and Greene Street, NYC. (One block east of Washington Square Park). The procession will arrive at this location around 11:30am.