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Events planned for March on Washington

George Curry | 8/21/2013, 7:35 a.m.
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– Aug. 21. –

Praise and Worship Service for 50th Anniversary Celebration

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Mt. Airy Baptist Church

1100 North Capitol St. NW

Washington, D.C. 20002

Open to the public

– Aug. 22 –

Celebrating the Legacy of Women in the Movement

Women in the Movement: Past, Present & Future

Intergenerational Roundtable

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location TBD

Washington, D.C.

Invitation Only

Celebrating the Legacy of Youth in the Movement

Protect Our Voting Rights & Social Justice Youth Organizing Training, 10th Annual Black Youth Vote! National Civic Leadership Training Conference. Highlights: Unity Breakfast, Tribute to Jamal Rose, Gathering of Black Men “I Am Trayvon” Dialogue, Sister Circles, Issue Organizing Breakouts, Regional/State-Based Organizing Strategy Sessions

9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

National Education

Association

1201 16th Street NW

Washington, D.C.

Covering Civil Rights: On the Front Lines

The Newseum, in partnership with the National Council of Negro Women, will host a free program that will include a special appearance by Elder Bernice King, chief executive officer of The King Center and daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. King will receive the NCNW’s 2013 Leadership Award. Moderated by Joe Madison, the event will also feature a discussion with journalist and author of Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter’s Account of the Civil Rights Movement, Simeon Booker, who was on the front lines of covering the civil rights story.

The program is free and open to the public, but seats are limited and must be reserved at http://www.coveringcivilrights.eventbrite.com.

7 p.m.

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, D.C.

– Aug. 23 –

Redeem the Dream National Summit & Reception

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

National Building Museum

401 F St. NW

Washington, DC

Open to the public.

Celebrating the Legacy

of Youth in the Movement

Protect Our Voting Rights & Social Justice Youth Organizing Training, 10th Annual Black Youth Vote! National Civic Leadership Training Conference. To register, go to http://www.ncbcp.org

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

National Education

Association

1201 16th Street NW

Washington, D.C.

National Town Hall Meeting on Poverty & Economic Empowerment

Moving Together, Moving Forward: Jobs and Freedom

57th Annual SCLC International Convention.

Race & Poverty Panel

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Voting Rights Panel

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Grand Hyatt

1000 H St. NW

Washington, D.C.

Open to the public.

– Aug. 24 –

50th Anniversary March on Washington National Action to Realize the Dream March and Rally for “Jobs, Justice and Freedom.”

National Conveners: Martin Luther King III and Al Sharpton, National Action Network

Co-Convened by: National Conveners: National Action Network AFSCME, AFT, AFL-CIO, APRI, HRC, LCCR, NAACP, NBJC, SCLC, SEIU, NCBW, NOW, NUL, NCNW, NCBCP, The King Center, National African American Clergy Network and CWBI.

Among the speakers are Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III, Charles Steele Jr., the families of Trayvon Martin and Emmett Till, and Congressman John Lewis.

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lincoln Memorial

Washington, D.C.

Open to the public.

– Aug. 25 –

SCLC Worship Service

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Howard University

Convention Center

Washington, D.C.,

Open to the public.

– Aug. 26 –

Legacy & Leadership Gala

Hosted by Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Time: TBD

Capital Hilton

1001 16th St NW

Washington, D.C.

To register go to: http://www.sclc.org

– Aug. 27 –

9-12th Grade Educational Initiative

Hosted by the King Center, Operation Hope and the NCNW in partnership with Discovery Education. To register, go to http://www.thekingcenter.org.

Time and Location TBA

Accessible via online Streaming

Global Freedom Festival

2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The National Mall

7th & 14th Street NW

Washington, D.C.

Open to the public.