Support the YFJ Jarrow March

Today marked the day 1 of the Youth Fight for Jobs Jarrow March, a campaign which follows in the footsteps of the famous 1936 crusade for jobs by Jarrow dockworkers.

Below is the post from the official march blog, read the rest and follow the marchers progress here:

October 1st 2011: Hundreds of people rallied and marched through Jarrow today ahead of setting off to London. Representatives from the PCS & RMT unions joined the marchers and spoke in support of the campaign against youth unemployment. Kevin Maguire of the Daily Mirror addressed the rally alongside Lizi Gray whose great-grandfather was on the original 1936 march. The march set off with the RMTs brass band and received fantastic support from local people as it passed.



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