May Day in Ithaca

On May 1st, a festive crowd gathered  at the Bernie Milton pavilion in Ithaca. They were  celebrating May Day and International Workers Day.

The Event was organized by the Ithaca chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, or DSA.  

 International Workers Day, is a holiday commemorating the historical advances working people have made to demand rights and benefits from their employers; rights and benefits like the 8-hour work day, paid sick time, family leave, weekends off, and overtime pay.