We are 1 week away from the Labor Day Parade! We now have t-shirts in our office.
Where: AFT Michigan is designated to meet at Michigan Ave. and Trumbull
When: Monday, Sept. 3rd Line-up starts at 7:00 a.m. and the parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m.
We are asking members to sign-up to volunteer at least once in exchange for the #RedForEd t-shirts. What do you need to do next?
It’ll really simple:
1) Come to the AFT Michigan office
2) Write down your name, number and email address on a volunteer sign-up sheet
3) Grab your #RedForEd t-shirt
4) You’re all set!
Please join us, make a commitment and stand in solidarity by wearing the #RedForEd t-shirt this year! We have t-shirts available for pick up now-Aug 31st 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Fri in the AFT Michigan office, 2661 E. Jefferson Ave. in Detroit.
We encourage those who live outside the Metro Detroit area to participate in these other Labor Day activities:
- Ishpeming – The UP Regional Labor Federation’s Labor Day Festival will be held at Lake Bancroft Park (Lakeshore Dr. and Cliff St.) with a parade starting along Euclid St. at 11 a.m. followed by a picnic and rally from 12-4 p.m.
- Muskegon – West Michigan United Labor will hold its annual parade in downtown Muskegon starting at 11 a.m.
- Ann Arbor – Ann Arbor Democratic Party’s annual Labor Day Picnic at Burns Park from 4-7p. Suggested donation of $10 for students or union members (with ID), $15 for individuals or $30 for families can be made at https://secure.actblue.com/