Catholic Sentinel photos by Rick Keating
People rally on the steps of the state Capitol Thursday.

Catholic Sentinel photos by Rick Keating

People rally on the steps of the state Capitol Thursday.

SALEM — Thousands of people gathered on the front steps of the state Capitol yesterday to support immigration reform, healthcare access, workers’ rights, and equity.

The annual May Day march was sponsored by Causa Oregon, Oregon School Employees Association, Oregon Latino Health Coalition, Basic Rights Oregon, Latinos Unidos Siempre, Mano a Mano Family Center, Oregon AFL-CIO, CAPACES Leadership Institute, Willamette University Causa Chapter, PCUN, Salvadoreños Unidos en Oregon, Mariscos el Zarandeado, Lara Media Services, Prestame Tu Peine and SEIU.

May Day rallies were held all over the word; rallies in San Francisco ended in arrests this year, the S.F. Gate reports.