November 28, 2022
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We Rise Fighting! Labor Podcast to Join UAW Locals 180 and 807 in Racine, Wisconsin for a Solidarity Day to Support Strike at CNHi (Case Holland)
Members of the media team for We Rise Fighting! Labor Podcast will be joining a diverse array of UAW members on strike and their supporters for a Solidarity Day in Racine, Wisconsin Saturday, December 17. Some We Rise Fighting! members will be in Racine the week leading up to the strike to cover developments and assist with organizing work.
A 2 P.M. rally at 3323 Kearney Avenue in Racine, followed by vehicle caravans to the UAW 180 picket lines at CNHi (Case Holland) will take place December 17. About 1,100 members of UAW Locals 180 and 807 have been on strike against the multi-billion dollar corporations for seven months.
Momentum is growing for the Solidarity Day in Racine. Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine tweeted out the December 17 flyer to his almost 1 million followers, the Wisconsin AFL-CIO sent out a statewide email and is sharing the information on its social media, labor federations and unions in many cities or regions in Wisconsin are sharing the information and a variety of community and faith-based organizations such as Building Unity are also helping to organize.
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Vehicle caravans are now being organized across Wisconsin and the Midwest to travel to Racine December 17. Participants will leave from various locations and are bringing supplies for the strikers including non-perishable food items, gift cards, winter gear and strike fund donations.
For interviews with UAW 180 leaders, contact President Yasin Mahdi at: 262-498-8217or email@example.com.
For those that want to donate to the strike fund mail a check written out to “UAW Local 180” and mail to UAW 180, ATTN: President Yasin Mahdi, 3323 Kearney Avenue, Racine, WI 53403.Supplies such as non-perishable food items, gift cards, holiday gifts for the striker’s children and winter gear (hand and foot warmers, socks, hats and gloves) can be dropped off or sent to this address.