March protests lack of quality jobs in Wichita

New York City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn speaks at a fast food workers' protest outside a McDonald's restaurant on New York's Fifth Avenue, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities around the country Thursday, part of a push to get chains such as McDonald's, Taco Bell and Wendy's to pay workers higher wages. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Community activists are planning what they’re calling a worker justice march in Wichita this weekend to protest what they say is a lack of quality jobs in the area.

Sunflower Community Action, the Black Arts Festival and labor groups are staging Saturday’s march and rally focusing on low-income workers.

The event begins at 11 a.m. at 17th and Hillside streets in Wichita and ends at McAdams Park where multiple speakers are expected to address the crowd.

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