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Jun 23, 2013
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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Week-Long Schedule of Events

Preliminary Schedule of Events
Schedule in PDF Format
Official Website for Week of Activities

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Praise and Worship Service for 50th Anniversary Celebration
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mt. Airy Baptist Church
1100 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, DC 20002
Hosted by the National African American Clergy Network
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Celebrating the Legacy of Women in the Movement
Women in the Movement: Past, Present & Future
Intergenerational Roundtable
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Venue TBD
Washington, DC
Hosted by NCBCP Black Women’s Roundtable, National Council of Negro Women, National Action Network in partnership w/The King Center, Planned Parenthood
Invitation Only

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph & Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute
To register go to www.apri.org

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
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
National Education Association
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, NAACP, NEA, Generational Alliance, NAN Youth Move, The Praxis Project, NUL Young Professionals, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., BK Nation, 100 Black Men of America, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (List in formation)

Reflections on the March on Washington and I Have a Dream Speech 50 Years Later:
A Conversation with Simeon Booker, author, Shocking the Conscience
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by National Council of Negro Women & The Newseum
Invitation Required
Capacity: 550

Friday, August 23, 2013

Redeem the Dream National Summit & Reception
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by National Urban League
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph & Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute
To register go to www.apri.org

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
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
National Education Association
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, NAACP, NEA, Generational Alliance, NAN Youth Move in partnership w/The Praxis Project, NUL Young Professionals, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., BK Nation, 100 Black Men of America, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (List in formation)
To register go to www.ncbcp.org

National Town Hall Meeting on Poverty & Economic Empowerment
Moving Together, Moving Forward: Jobs and Freedom
57th Annual SCLC International Convention
57th Annual SCLC International Convention
Race & Poverty Panel 2:00 pm -4:00 pm
Voting Rights Panel 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grand Hyatt, 1000 H Street, NW, Washington, DC
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Hosted by Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SCLC Poverty Institute, Rainbow PUSH

Mayor Vincent Gray 50th Anniversary March on Washington
Reception
Time & Venue TBD
Washington, DC
Invitation Required

Hosted by 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Commemorative Committee

Youth Mass Meeting & Pre-March Rally
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Metropolitan A. M. E. Church (tentative)
1518 M Street, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by NCBCP Black Youth Vote!, APRI, NAACP,NEA, Generational Alliance, NAN Youth Move
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Saturday, August 24, 2013

50th Anniversary March on Washington National Action to Realize the Dream March & Rally
“Jobs, Justice & Freedom”
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lincoln Memorial
Washington, DC
National Conveners: Martin Luther King, III & Rev. Al Sharpton, National Action Network
Co-Convened by: National Conveners: Martin Luther King, III & Rev. Al Sharpton, National Action Network Co-Convened by: 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 (List in Formation)
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Global Freedom Festival
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The National Mall
7th & 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Hosted by The King Center & National Park Service
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph & Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute
To register go to www.apri.org

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Global Freedom Festival
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
The National Mall
7th & 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Washington, DC
Hosted by The King Center & National Park Service
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

SCLC Worship Service
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Howard University
Washington D. C. Convention Center
Hosted by SCLC
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph & Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute
To register go to www.apri.org

Monday, August 26, 2013

K-8th Grade Educational Initiative
Time & Location: To be Announced
Will be Accessible via Online Streaming
Hosted by The King Center , Operation Hope , NCNW, Children’s Defense Fund in partnership with Discovery Education

Global Freedom Festival
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The National Mall
7th & 14th Street, NW
Washington, Dc
Hosted by: National Park Service, with the King Center and the The Coalition for Jobs, Justice and Freedom
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph & Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute
To register go to www.apri.org

Bayard Rustin Commemoration
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street, NW, Washington, DC
To register go to www.apri.org

Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute, American Federation of Teachers, National Black Justice Coalition Primary contact: Jan Temple, jtemple@apri.org, (202) 508-3710

Legacy & Leadership Gala
Time: TBD
Capital Hilton
1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC
To register go to: www.sclc.org

Hosted by Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

9-12th Grade Educational Initiative
Time and Location: To be Announced
Will be Accessible via Online Streaming
Hosted by the King Center, Operation Hope and the NCNW in partnership with Discovery Education
To register go to: www.thekingcenter.org

Global Freedom Festival
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The National Mall
7th & 14th Street, NW
Washington, Dc
Hosted by: National Park Service, with the King Center
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph & Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
Hosted by A. Philip Randolph Institute
To register go to www.apri.org

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Interfaith Service
9:00 – 10:30 am
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Washington, DC
Hosted by The King Center
Invitation Required

“Let Freedom Ring” Ceremony
1:00 pm – 5:30 pm (Bell ringing across the U. S. and the World at 3 pm EST)
The Lincoln Memorial
Washington, DC
Hosted by The King Center, National Park Service, NCBCP
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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