Students Call for Walk-Out in Solidarity with Nationwide Actions on April 4

Auraria Campus students send out a call for a walk-out:
WE the students demand justice for the public workers in Wisconsin.
WE stand in solidarity with the workers of Wisconsin and workers around the country as they demand justice and fair treatment.
WE understand that as students we collectively wield incredible democratic power; and we will channel and utilize this democratic power to stand side-by-side with the workers and their rights, not only in Wisconsin, but around the US. 

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he had gone to stand with sanitation workers demanding their dream: the right to bargain collectively for a voice at work and a better life. The workers were trying to form a union with AFSCME.

On April 4, 2011, join union members, community activists, people of faith, students, youth, LGBTQ, civil rights, and immigrant rights allies to stand in solidarity with working people in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, and dozens of other states where well-funded, right-wing corporate politicians are trying to take away the rights Dr. King gave his life for: the freedom to bargain, to vote, to afford a college education and justice for all workers, immigrant and native-born.
It’s time to come together to curb unchecked corporate power.  Who will control our communities: working people or corporations?
In Dr. King’s words:
I am convinced that if we are to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.

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