There were many speakers, starting with a minister delivering a prayer.
Other celebrity speakers included Miami Dade County Commissioner Natacha Seijas, who was instrumental in getting the living wage ordinance passed for the county, Marleine Bastien of FANM, and Zoila Garcia, who was featured in Ana Menendez's great column in the Herald:
You can hear some of the speeches in this audio post, captured on site by our intrepid reporter:
The clip opens with the minister delivering the prayer. The second speaker is Rob Schuler, President of the SEIU Local 11. You can hear him thanking many people, which gives you some idea of the variety of organizations and individuals who were there. They included faculty from FIU,
faculty from UM,
Pam Hammons and Gema Perez-Sanchez
and our phenomenal STAND students,
To the workers, to the students, to the faculty, to the Miami community, to everyone who has been instrumental in creating this amazing show of solidarity, we, from the bottom of our hearts, say: THANK YOU PEOPLE, YOU ROCK!