This year’s May Day events in Los Angeles are grouped around the themes of immigration reform and raising the minimum wage. Below is an updated list of events, provided by the Los Angeles May Day Coalition and other sources. Note: Michael Brown Sr., father of the teenager shot and killed last year in Ferguson, Missouri, will join the #MayDaySolidarity march meeting in Downtown L.A., at the Chinatown Gateway (Broadway & Cesar Chavez Ave.) shortly before 3 p.m. Tom Morello, activist, singer and guitarist for Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, will join the march once it approaches the Metropolitan Detention Center (Aliso & Alameda streets) around 4 p.m.
Schedule of events:
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.: People gather at Dragon’s Gate, Chinatown, corner of Broadway & Cesar Chavez Ave.
3:15 p.m.– 3:45 p.m.: May Day Rally & program begins
Brief presentations and music. Speakers include elected officials such as L.A.