Hundreds of progressive activists including Americans United for Change attended a rally held outside the Capitol Building in Washington DC on Thursday, July 28, 2011. The rally to "Save the American Dream" was organized to tell Democrats to stand strong against Republican debt ceiling proposals that cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid while keeping keep tax breaks for millionaires, billionaires and oil companies. Sign in photo reads "Hands Off My Social Security". Participants included the AFL-CIO and major labor unions such as AFSCME, CWA, AFGE, Teamsters, and various progressive groups such as Move-On, Rebuild the Dream, Jobs with Justice, Gray-Panthers and Code-Pink.
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