Mayor Ras J. Baraka Grand Marshal of 31st Annual Celebration of Labor Parade

On Friday, September 9, 2022 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm the Essex-West Hudson Labor Council, AFL-CIO sponsored “A Labor Day Parade and Interfaith Observance.” The parade was dedicated to the Late James A. Grogan, Jr. International President of the Insulator’s Union. The Grand Marshall was the Honorable Mayor Ras J. Baraka of Newark. The Deputy Grand Marshall was Doug Placa, Executive Director of JNESO-IUOE District 1.

Program Chair - Gerald Newsome, Pres. IFPTE Local 195
Co-Chair - Crystal Williams, IBEW Local 827 & Newark Board Member

The assembly point for the start of the parade was the Newark City Hall, 920 Broad St, Newark, NJ.