Thursday, September 24, 2009

National Equality March Listing of Events 10/9-10/11

A listing of events has been created for the National Equality March to be held Oct 9th-11th. Below is a list of events scheduled in the Washington D.C. area.

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Organization and Community
Briefing Meetings throughout the weekend
Times and Locations – TBA

Operation Shine Washington D.C.
Sponsor: Sasha Bruce Youthwork; including Wanda Alston House; and SMYAL,
Time: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Details: TBA

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

8AM-Noon Events
GLAAD Media-Training Workshops
Time: 10-11:30am, 2-3:30pm
Details TBA

HRC education event. Welcome and Action Center
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: HRC’s Building 1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W.

Impact Youth Events.
Sponsor: The Trevor Project for ages 13-25
Time: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: MCC, 474 Ridge Street, N.W.

Lobbying Tactics to Repeal DADT, LGBT veterans history teach-in.
Time: 10 am to 1:00 pm
Location: HRC Building
1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW

Ecumenical Prayer Service,
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, 1725 Rhode Island Ave N.W.

Noon – 6pm Events
Courage Campaign Training
Time: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location and further details TBA

Peaceful Demonstration
Sponsor: Youth Lead / All ages welcome
12:30 pm to 12:35 pm,
Location: Undisclosed

Youth Workshops
Sponsor: SMYAL
Time: 1:30 pm to 6 pm Ages 13-21
Location: MCC, 474 Ridge Street, N.W.

Speak Out Event
Sponsor: Youth Lead / All ages welcome
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Location: Union Station Plaza

Wreath Laying
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknowns. View Map
This will be a 15 minute ceremony conducted by Lt. Dan Choi, and other former servicemembers discharged by DADT.

Leonard Matlovich Memorial Service
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Congressional Cemetery

Workshop and Training on Communities of Faith and GLBT Justice Campaigns
Sponsor: MCC
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Foundry United Methodist Church, 16th and P Streets, NW

Milk & Cookies For Families
Time: 3:00-6:00 pm
Location: Madison Hotel Ballroom, 1177 15th Street, N.W.

Equality To End AIDS October 10 HIV/AIDS Rally and Vigil
Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
Location: The Ellipse (by the White House) 17th Street NW & Constitution Avenue N.W.

6pm – 8pm Events
Queer Simchat Torah Celebration
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm
Location: 16th & Q Street NW

Matthew Shepard Foundation Fundraiser
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Renaissance M Street Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave., NW

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Servicemembers Cadence Run around War Memorials
Time: 8:00-9:00 am
Location: Starts at WW2 Memorial, 17th St., near Constitution Ave. NW

National Equality March
Time: Noon (12:00 p.m. EST) approximate time
Location: Parade route TBA

National Equality March Rally
Time: Approximately 2:00 p.m.
Location: West Lawn of Capitol Building

Crossposted via Good As You.

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