Fort Wayne, Indiana - September 5, 2016
Jonathan Laflash, 17, said that he dropped out of high school in Fort Wayne. "I've been looking for a job," he said, adding, "I'd like to do truck driving."
The Workers Project, which created one of the U.S.'s biggest and longest-standing celebrations of labor, is focused on creating solidarity between union members and unemployed and undocumented workers. It provides a possible path forward against the gutting of the traditional labor movement.
The Project's Labor Day picnic is a huge, free potluck and party that highlights the Projects' efforts to create community among groups who are expected to distrust and dislike each other.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar