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A Labor Day celebration honoring all workers.

12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Open to all.

Free food, beverages, music, speakers.

Come join us as we highlight our mission to ensure that all jobs pay a fair, living wage, to reduce poverty,and to have a community in which there are no working poor.

We want a Manhattan City ordinance requiring that economic development funds--tax dollars--only go to businesses that have all jobs paying $12 an hour or more.

To get on our mailing list, or for more info about the Coalition or Laborfest, contact us at:

Jane Gibson, Chair
Geri Simon, Coordinator


Address : City Park Pavilion (northeast corner of Park at 11th and Poyntz), Manhattan KS Manhattan KS

Admission Fee : Free


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