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10:13 am
Sun March 9, 2014

Local Activists Celebrate International Women's Day with Signature-Gathering Campaign

Cheria Cash, left, solicits a signature in support of a fired Chicago Whole Foods worker.
Credit Kyndall Mason / One Pittsburgh

Saturday was International Women’s Day, and local activists celebrated with a signature-gathering campaign.

About a dozen people gathered outside Whole Foods in East Liberty Saturday morning, asking shoppers and passers-by to sign a petition in support of a Chicago Whole Foods worker who was fired after missing work to stay home and care for her special needs son when his school was closed during the polar vortex this winter.

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