SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2021 AT 5 PM EDT – 7 PM EDT
Car Caravan – fighting to stop Krogers greed!
3300 W Slauson Ave, Los Angeles
Community organizations, leaders and national unions are mobilizing for the third unified demonstration to demand these stores not be closed. We will be taking to the streets on International Workers Day as a symbolic action for all frontline workers that have risked their lives during the pandemic and to increase pressure on the corporate bully and the property owners alike. All community residents and workers are invited to join us at the the Ralphs on Crenshaw Boulevard in South Central at 1:45pm PST, as we prepare our car caravan with posters, flags and banners to show solidarity for the communities directly affected by this attack and to raise awareness of our demands.
Car Caravan from Ralphs in South Los Angeles to Food 4 Less in Hollywood.
Car Caravan begins at 2pm PST
Press Conference begins at 3pm PST
Ralphs 3300 W Slauson Ave 90043 to Food 4 Less 5420 W Sunset Blvd 90027
Our List of Demands:
1. Demand Kroger keep the 3 stores in Los Angeles open
2. Demand all national retail and drug store chains in Los Angeles County provide employees with a $5 hero pay raise until the Safer at Home Order is lifted.
3. Public acknowledgment and legislative action from all City Council members and Eric Garcetti that Kroger is directly attacking Black & Brown communities (especially the elderly) in Los Angeles and contributing to food apartheid.
The coalition organizations consist of the following: Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice, Southern Christian Leadership Conference of SoCal, UFCW Local 770, Baptist Ministers Conference of SoCal, Black Workers Center Los Angeles, Ground Game LA, SEIU Local 721, Union del Barrio, United Workers Assembly, Families of Park Mesa Heights, Harvard Boulevard Block Club, Hyde Park Organizational Partnership for Empowerment (HOPE)