FULL LIST: Bay Area May Day events 2017

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Workers and students plan to march in the Bay Area Monday for a day of action in recognition of May Day.

May Day was once about the fight over the 8-hour working day, but now there are many causes behind the day of action including the economic struggle of working families.

Below is a list of events planned around the Bay Area in recognition of May Day.

San Francisco:

  • Montgomery BART Station rally - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • May Day San Francisco Strike at 630 Sansome Street - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Occupy SF at ILWU Local 10 Hall, 400 North Point - 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; March to Justin Herman Plaza at 10 a.m.; Rally at 11 a.m.; March to Civic Center Plaza at 12 p.m.; Rally at 2 p.m.
  • A Day Without an Immigrant at Justin Herman Plaza - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Chinatown community rally at Portsmouth Square - 10 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.

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  • UC Berkeley at 12 p.m.


  • Women's Bloc General Strike at Fruitvale Plaza with march to San Antonio Park - 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Oakland Sin Fronteras rally at Fruitvale Plaza at 3 p.m.
  • Schools Are Safe For Everyone (SAFE) Walk at 8521 A St. at 7 a.m.


  • Hotel Worker Strike at Mandela Parkway and Yerba Buena - 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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San Jose:

  • Silicon Valley May Day: Shut it Down! at Mexican Heritage Plaza/School of Arts and Culture with march to the Arena Gardens - 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May Day Rally and March at Story & King Roads - 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


  • Roof & Refuge March from 1351 Detroit Ave to 2151 Salvio Street from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

All marches and rallies are expected to be peaceful events.

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