Baltimore Hyatt Workers Pray and Rally

Baltimore Hyatt Workers Pray and Rally

Photo By: Hyatt Hurts
Photo By: Hyatt Hurts

On Thursday, December 13, 2012, Hyatt workers in Baltimore held a prayer service at the Inner Harbor followed by a rally in front of the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. This 34 minute video also features Baltimore councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, Rabbi Doug Heifetz (Oseh Shalom in Laurel, Maryland), Anglican Rev. Steve Holt, Rev. Canon Angela Shepherd (Episcopal Diocese of Maryland), Catholic priests Fr. Ty Hullinger and Fr. Peter Lyons (Archdiocese of Baltimore), Rev. Roger Scott Powers (Pastor of Light Street Presbyterian in Baltimore), Unite Here Local 7 organizer Tracy Lingo, Unite Here Local 7 Vice-President Krista Strothmann, and Hyatt Regency Baltimore employees such as Denise Sidbury, Debbie Wright, and Regina Davis.

Richard Concepcion is an independent documentary filmmaker/video journalist. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University (1983), Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film and Electronic Media from American University School of Communication (2010), Master of LIberal Arts (MLA) degree from Johns Hopkins University (2004) and MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville (1987). He and his wife Renee live in Maryland with their beagle (“Bodie”) and cat (“Jade”). He can be reached at rconcep11[at]gmail.com.