CIW TRUTH TOUR OF SOUTHEAST BEGINS IN GAINESVILLE SEPTEMBER 22
Candy Herrera and Marihelen Wheeler lead the march down NW 34th Street
We began with a rally at Westminster Presbyterian Church, where Rev. Larry Green is pastor. Westminster youth led by Rev. Paige Porter-Buhl and United Church of Gainesville (UCC) led by Rev. Andy Bachmann made signs and banners.
We heard speakers challenge us to hear the Florida farm workers' cry for justice.
Lupe Gonzalo and Oscar Otzoy from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Rev. Eve MacMaster of Emmanuel Mennonite Church
Dr. Sam Trickey of National Farm Worker Ministry
Father Les Singleton of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, Micanopy, FL
A heavy rain doesn't stop youth
from demonstrating for fair food at Publix