DENVER — Activists are planning multiple events in Denver for May Day, including a rally, a vigil, a march and a caravan through the city and on Interstate 70.
One of the many #MayDay2017 protests today at #coleg. Different groups will be speaking all day pic.twitter.com/uYyhAveXJE
— Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) May 1, 2017
The group Democratic Socialists of America planned to gather outside the Colorado State Capitol from noon to 3 p.m. for an event dubbed May Day Against Trumpism.
May Day in Denver Colorado. #MayDay2017 #MayDayDenver pic.twitter.com/hH4vUPgDLt
— Barry McCann (@bemccann) May 1, 2017
At 3:30 p.m., Dreamers’ Mothers In Action planned to hold a rally on west steps of the Capitol.
At 4 p.m., the Denver Metro Sanctuary Coalition Mobile Caravan plans to leave the Capitol and drive down Interstate 70 to the RTD Park-n-Ride at 11501 E. 33rd Ave.
Shortly after 5 p.m., Get REAL (Rights Equality Action Leadership) plans to march from the Park-n-Ride on 33rd Avenue to the immigration detention facility at 3130 Oakland St. in Aurora.
At 6 p.m., activists will hold a vigil at the detention center.
The Denver events are co-hosted by the American Friends Service Committee, Get REAL, 9to5 Colorado and United For A New Economy.