Attendees are encouraged to wear white.


FAQ

Where and when should I plan on arriving?

Participants will be directed to use the following metro stations: Farragut North, Farragut West, McPherson Square, and Metro Center

The official start time is at 11 a.m.

Meeting point: Lafayette Park
Water, volunteer check-in, medics, ADA tent: Farragut Square (details below)

Enter from the North at 16th and I Street NW.

Closed Captioning will be available in both Spanish and English on Jumbotrons


Items to bring that will make your day comfortable:

  • Small backpacks and bags are allowed and you can fill them with water and snacks. You can store bags at Union Station.
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Layers (the weather in DC can be pretty unpredictable)
  • Sunscreen and a hat
  • Reusable water bottle (we will have water filling stations throughout the march)


Items to leave at home:

  • Any weapons or anything that can be construed as a weapon, including pocket knives, multi-tools, mace, scissors, etc.
  • Any illegal drugs (while marijuana is legal in DC, the march will be on federal property and national park land, where marijuana is still illegal)


What about banners, flags, signs, etc?

It is totally fine and encouraged to bring your own banners, flags, signs, and other visuals. If your banner/flag/sign/etc is affixed to a pole, the pole must be no larger than 3⁄4 of an inch at their largest point, have dull ends and cannot in any way be construed as a weapon. There can be no protruding nails, screws, or bolt-type fasteners.


Is this March accessible?

The organizing team is working hard to make sure that this march is inclusive of people with disabilities.

  • Water Stations and Accessible Restrooms will be located at Farragut Square
  • March Marshalls will be available throughout the march to help the needs of participants with disabilities and give directional information.
  • Closed Captioning will be available in both Spanish and English on Jumbotrons
  • ASL interpreters will be on stage
  • An ADA section will be furnished in the front left section of the area with seating and wheelchair access space at Farragut Square
  • An ADA tent will be in Farragut. At this tent there will be face masks for those who have smell sensitivities, pre-packaged light snacks and bottled water, and ADA marshals to ensure that people with disabilities have access to the event. Lastly there will be charging stations for powered wheelchairs near the ADA tent.


How do I get to and around DC?

If you’re chartering a bus, they will be parking at RFK Stadium in Lot 3. You will have to reserve a parking spot and pay for parking (100 dollars) beforehand. Please follow this link to make your payment.

Please note: you will not be allowed to park at RFK without your parking paid for in advance and a print out of your ticket.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Esayas Girma at esayas@ustreetparking.com, or call him at 202-304-4431.

As a quick note, if you’re chartering a bus, you’ll still need to use public transit to get from your parking spot or drop off point to the march site. Volunteers will be stationed at RFK to give you directions on how to arrive to the rally site.

There is no regular vehicle parking at RFK.


How do I use the metro?

Participants will be directed to use the following metro stations: Farragut North, Farragut West, McPherson Square, and Metro Center

The Metro system in D.C. is relatively easy to use, and connects to various regional transit systems.

Bring good walking shoes and lots of patience. You can find more information about the DC area bus and metro options at https://www.wmata.com/


What about parking?

Out of town cars should consider parking at Metro Stations outside the city that have parking and taking the metro into downtown (map here).


What about trains and other forms of transport?

Amtrak has good service into DC, and in fact, they offer group sales with discounted group rates. If you have 75 people you can sometimes reserve an entire car and use it as an organizing space too! You can find our more about that on Amtrak’s website: https://www.amtrak.com/group-travel-requests.

There are also many services that offer regional bus transit – you can buy individual seats, or also sometimes group rates. Costs can be very reasonable, especially if you buy early. A few options to consider are:


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