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March For Our Lives: Weekend Schedule of Events in Washington, DC

Thursday, March 22


10:00am Public Hearing on Gun Sense Legislation
Location: John A Wilson Building
1350 Penn Ave.
Details: Chairman of the Public Safety and Justice committee, Council Member Charles
Allen will hold a public hearing on four different pieces of gun sense legislation.
Wear red to show support for gun laws. RSVP here.


Friday, March 23


3:30-5:00pm Leadership Conference: Brady Campaign, The National
Urban League, #RockTheVote and Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office
Location: Hart US Senate
Attendees: Approx 200 student leaders from across the country
CNN correspondent Symone Sanders serve as the moderator
panel discussion of student leaders and activists
https://secure.everyaction.com/NthHMBrGREef6jh04PClTw2


3:00-5:00pm Shake Shack Sign Making Party
Details: https://marchforourlivesdcpostermaking.splashthat.com/


5:00-7:00pm Louder Than a Gun: Open Mic for Our Lives
Location: Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Notes: DC Youth Slam: A special Open Mic to highlight the voices of young activism.
https://www.facebook.com/events/175289209768107/


6:00 – 9:00pm Rock the Vote Poster Making with Brady Campaign, National
Urban League and Amplifier
Location: National Education Association (NEA)
1201 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036
Note: Amplifier will provide gorgeous activist art you can pick-up.
https://www.rockthevote.org/rsvp-for-poster-event/


6:00 – 8:00pm Hillel International Shabbat Dinner for Jewish College Students
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton
900 10th St. NW
RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H56BJH7


7:00pm Interfaith Vigil
Location: Washington National Cathedral
Details: While there will not be an “open mike” section, we are inviting young people to
be in touch with us if they would like an opportunity share their thoughts or to read a prayer.
Details: https://cathedral.org/event/march-lives-prayer-vigil/


7:30pm Concert at Anthem: G-Eazy, BeBe Rexha, Lizzo, Halsey, Brendan Yuri
Location: The Anthem, 901 Wharf Street SW, Washington DC
https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1663730-stay-amped-concert-end-gun-washington/
Note: Giffords has some tickets on hold for students & families.


8:00pm Shabbat for Our Lives: A Shabbat Service, Vigil, and Song
Session at Washington Hebrew Congregation
Location: 3935 Macomb Street NW
Washington, DC 20016-3741
https://www.whctemple.org/calendar/all/display/5647/index.php


Saturday, March 24


8:00am Women’s March Youth Empower & Women’s March will join Brady Campaign,
Newtown Action Alliance and more to rally together
Location: Judiciary Square
Details: Sign Making – Snacks – Water – Restrooms | Women’s March will have 5,000
Power to the Polls Cards + 200 signs (11 x 17) to distribute


8:00am NFTY March for Our Lives – Pre-March Rally
Location: Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Details: https://nfty.org/take-action/gvp/dc/
8:00am Jewish College Students and Teens Morning Meetup
Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW
Details: Arrive by 11:00am to meet up with other Jewish teens and college students to
march together. Water bottles and snacks will be provided.
https://www.facebook.com/events/761577614046597/


8:00am Quaker Gathering for March for Our Lives
Location: Quaker Welcome Center, 245 2nd St NE
Details: RSVP here


8:30am In-Person Voter Registration Volunteer Training
Location: Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave NW, AUDITORIUM
Washington, DC 20001
Notes: Check In: 8:30am, Training: 9:00am
Contact: Michelle Minguez
RSVP: https://marchforourlives.com/voter-registration/


9:00am Pre-March Rally with Mayor Bowser & DC City Council
Location: Folger Park
401 3rd St SE
Details: Join Mayor Bowser, the City Council, DCPS students and DC residents who are
starting their day at Brent Elementary School, 301 North Carolina Ave SE, to
hear the voices of DC students who are affected by gun violence every day. DC
Rally starts at 9AM. We will march to the National Rally site at 10AM. RSVP.


12:00-2:00pm March for Our Lives
Location: Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 12th street NW.
Agenda: Full details forthcoming.
Notes: Pedestrian entrances are located at:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, NW
  • Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW
  • Indiana Avenue and 7th Street, NW

RSVP: https://marchforourlives.com/rsvp/


7:00pm Jewish College Students Havdalah Service
Location: Jefferson Memorial
Details: Join Jewish college students from around the country for a reform-style
Havdalah service, celebrating activism and discussing ways to be activists back on campus. https://nfty.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/03/MFOL-Weekend-Outline_.pdf


Sunday, March 25


9:00am OWN IT Summit
Location: Georgetown University
Details: Student-run feminism and women’s leadership summit that happens annually.
Tickets: www.ownit2018.eventbrite.com

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