For: January 18, 2020
CONTACT: Terry Carter, (805) 312-0024 Shamezo Lumukanda, (626) 491-2208
|NOTE: SEIU Local 121RN nurses will also march; they will gather at 9:00 a.m. in Pershing Square|
WHAT: In solidarity with the tens of thousands of L.A. women and men anticipated to participate in Saturday’s march, the RNs of SEIU Local 121RN will provide First Aid services from their colorful purple R.V. on Spring Street near City Hall.
WHY: RNs wholeheartedly support the march organizers’ aims of encouraging Angelenos to hold our elected representatives accountable to advance women’s rights, end violence, protect workers’ rights, civil rights, immigrant rights, advance environmental justice and more. RNs will bring special attention to their efforts to improve patient and nurse safety and to bring affordable, quality healthcare for all.
WHO: Registered Nurses
WHERE: Spring Street between Grand Park & City Hall
WHEN: Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:00 am–3:00 pm *RAIN OR SHINE*
VISUALS: Nurses treating marchers in need of First Aid; colorful R.V. with giant “Rosie-the-Riveter” decal in Nurses’ scrubs
SEIU Local 121RN represents registered nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals in California. This member-led organization is committed to supporting optimum working conditions that allow nurses to provide quality patient care and safety.