Fighting 14 to join Saturday rally | WisCommunity

Fighting 14 to join Saturday rally

From the Wisconsin AFL-CIO:

As protests in Wisconsin continue into the fifth week, working families, students, community members and religious groups will gather at the Capitol to stand up for their freedom. Gov. Walker’s continued attacks on our state’s families harm us all.

'The Fighting 14' Senate Democrats will join with Wisconsinites as momentum builds across the state. Saturday will be a statewide day of action with rallies in cities and towns across the state, culminating with a 3 p.m. rally in Madison.

Who: Thousands of Wisconsinites

What: Rally for worker rights Where: Capitol (State St. Side)

 When: Saturday, March 12, 2011 10 a.m. – Farmer Labor Tractorcade

2 p.m. – Musical pre-program including performances by “Matt Joyce and the Midwest Beat” and Andrea Potts

3 p.m. – Senate Democrats

Tony Shalhoub, Screen Actors Guild Award- and Emmy Award-winner, best known as TV's "Monk," with sister Amy, a Green Bay area Teacher

Reverend Jerry Folk

Phil Neuenfeldt, Wisconsin AFL-CIO

Tom Buffenburger, IAMAW

 Marty Biel, AFSCME Council 24

Guy Costello , Teacher at South Milwaukee School District

Heather Terrill-Stotts, Principal, Arena Elementary School

Anna Zachow, SEIU

 Mahlon Mitchell, Firefighter President

Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca

Jeff Myers, AFT

Sheila Cochran, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

Mary Bell, WEAC

Tony Shalhoub will be available to media upon request. Contact Jennifer Farmer, 202-340-6539. Shalhoub a native of Green Bay, is a


March 11, 2011 - 4:45pm