This year, we had a State Senator speak, and in solidarity with Labor around the country, we had a Mother Jones reenactor speak. Both were excellent.
YTDO has had a long history of distinguished speakers for St. Patrick's Day. They are all listed yearly in or program book.
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Why St. Patrick's Day? To honor the Irish, who worked long and hard through our Democratic process to change attitudes about legal immigrants to America. To quote Carol Davis, our Chair, the Irish went from "No Irish need apply" to "Everyone's a wee bit Irish on St. Patty's Day."
FULL BOOKLET IN .PDF FORM (ADOBE READER FILE)
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All the best.