Fri, May 01|
Mother Jones We Shall Rise May Day Party
We couldn't celebrate her birthday this year, but we can meet in a zoom meeting
Time & Location
May 01, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
About the Event
Join Ireland’s ambassador to the US Daniel Mulhall, Brian O’Brien and Sara Keating of Ireland’s Chicago consulate,
Sara Nelson Association of Flight Attendants-CWA; Cecil Roberts, United Mine Workers of America (and co-chairs of the statue committee),
Toasts from Cork Ireland, Mother Jones’ birthplace, and Mother Jones Monument, Mt. Olive Illinois
Hear from artists for our new sculpture, mural, and exhibits
We couldn’t host our May Day party this year in person, but we’re having a zoom celebration. Join us with special guests including Ambassador Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to the US, Sara Nelson of the AFA/CWA, Cecil Roberts of the UMWA, artists for our sculpture (Kathleen Farrell and Kathleen Scarboro) with a sneak preview! We will have greetings from her birthplace, Ireland, and her resting place, Mother Jones Monument. We’ll be announcing other guests but don’t miss your chance to say hell and raise a toast from social isolation. Mother Jones rose after great loss in the yellow fever pandemic and the Chicago fire, and sho shall we.
Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUudeiuqz4jGtJDDe7kzRBgt59Gjd9dwmV-
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.