The French Connection: Just Health Care Event

The Just Health Care Committee of the Labor Party is holding an event on May 11th, Health Care From Around the World: the French Connection. Philippe Engammare, Marilyn Eisenberg’s son-in-law and French chef, will be speaking about health care in France, as well as specially preparing some home-made desserts and drinks. The event will take place at the West Wing of the United Church of Gainesville and is free and open to the public. There will be drinks, desserts and appetizers.

Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

United Church of Gainesville
1624 NW 5th Ave Gainesville, FL 32603

April 2013 Events

Happy April! Here are the dates, times and places for upcoming Labor Party meetings and events.

Farmworker Awareness Week

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 6:30pm
Alachua County Downtown Library, Room B, 401 E. University Ave. Panel discussion entitled “The Human Rights of Farmworkers in American Life,” with Nico Gumbs, Florida YAYA Organizer for the National Farm Worker Ministry; Sam Trickey of the National Farm Worker Ministry; and Dr. Paul Ortiz and students from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program. The students will be presenting podcasts of oral history interviews they did with Student Action with Farmworker advocates.

Thursday, April 4, 2013, afternoon
UF’s Turlington Plaza. CHISPAS presents a “Theater of the Oppressed” performance related to the plight of migrant farmworkers; themes will include instances of modern day slavery, poor working conditions, and sexual harassment

Friday, April 5, 2013, 5:00 pm
Publix at 34th Street & University Avenue: Solidarity protest in support of Immokalee Farmworkers and their ongoing struggle to urge Publix to join the Fair Food Agreement.

Saturday, April 6, 2013, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
University of Florida’s Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures. Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Day of Service: Honoring the Legacy of Service. During this service learning event you will be able to learn more about their work and legacy. Registration required at

Labor Party members are encouraged to attend and show their support at all events.

Monday, April 1, 2013 at 5:30pm
Wage Theft Task Force meeting at Maude’s Cafe.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 7:00pm
ACLP Board Meeting at the Alachua County Labor Party office.

Saturday, April 6, 2013, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Just Healthcare will be tabling at the Pleasant Street Farmers Market located at the corner of NW 5th Ave. and NW 10th St.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 6:30pm
Just Health Care Meeting at the Labor Party office.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:30pm
There will be a public hearing on the Wage Recovery Ordinance at the Alachua County Administration Building.

Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 9:00am to 3:00pm
The Labor Party will be tabling at the 34th Annual Fifth Avenue Arts Festival. If you are available to volunteer, please call the office at 352-375-2832 or e-mail us at aclp[at]floridalaborparty[dot]org.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 6:15pm
Labor Party working general meeting at the ACLP Office to discuss and plan upcoming May 11 event.