RECAP: Friday May 27th

Highland to Kingston (12.6 miles)

Day 13 of the March for Farmworker Justice brought continued warm, humid conditions. Men, women and children marched along the narrow shoulders of 9W. Cool water and shady resting spots awaited marchers at Ascension Holy Trinity Church in West Park; later, marchers lunched at the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Esopus (thanks to Catholic Charities and the Bruderhof Community).

At the day’s final destination, the New Progressive Baptist Church in Kingston, Pastor Clarke offered an enthusiastic welcome and marchers enjoyed a repast provided by St. John’s Episcopal Church. The day concluded with music, fellowship and stories of decades of injustice from retired farmworkers.

ROUTE DETAILS

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SEGMENT A: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM – 4.3 miles
Highland Park & Ride, Intersection of Routes 9W & 299 (3400 U.S. 9W, Highland) to Ascension and Holy Trinity Church 1585 U.S. 9W, West Park.

MARCH SEGMENT B: 11:15 AM- 12:00 PM – 2 miles
Ascension Holy Trinity Church to Sacred Heart Church, 1055 Broadway, Esopus.

LUNCH 12:00-1:00 PM Sacred Heart Church

MARCH SEGMENT C : 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM – 6.3 Miles
Sacred Heart Church to New Progressive Baptist Church, 8 Hone Street, Kingston

EVENING dinner and discussion: 6pm-8pm
Speakers: Retired Farmworkers of the Hudson Valley
New Progressive Baptist Church, 8 Hone Street, Kingston

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Date: 
May 27 2016 -
9:00am to 8:00pm