August 24th Carry a Banner for Peace: 50th Anniversary March on Washington

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50th Anniversary March on Washington
I Have A Dream

On August 24th peace and anti-war activist are gathering in DC to remember the historic March on Washington 50 years ago and to give voice to calls to end the plague of war, the injustice of economic, racial and social inequality and the destruction of our planet. Let us join with thousands of other civil and human rights activists and concerned citizens to bring to life in today’s context the dream King articulated and the movement he fostered fought so very hard to achieve.

United for Peace and Justice is organizing to have a contingent in the Saturday march.

If you are organizing or planning to attend the march let us know at info.ufpj@gmail.com.

Visit official website here http://officialmlkdream50.com/.  Like on Facebook. National Action Network    A. Philip Randolph Institute

UFPJ Plan of Action for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Friday Night, August 23: ACT FOR PEACE

Assemble at 8 PM at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for some commemorative words and wreath laying, followed by the Light Brigade visuals at the Reflecting Pool and candle light procession to the MLK Memorial where we will close with some more words and wreath laying ceremony

Saturday, August 24: SHINE A LIGHT

8am-10am: Meet-up at 14th and Constitution to pick up signs and information to distribute. Find a buddy and help get the peace message out!   To volunteer, email info.ufpj@gmail.com

11am: Assemble near the Vietnam Veteran Memorial near the paths north of the reflecting pool under the trees, between 21st and 22nd Street. There are not reserved spaces for the march, so it may be very crowded. We will look for each other and gather if we can, and if not we will all be out there making the message of peace visible for all to see.  The march will begin around 12:30pm.

Overall Schedule

Our World, His Dream: Freedom – Make It Happen is the unifying theme for the five-day commemoration of the I Have A Dream speech. Endorsed and supported by the 50th Anniversary Coalition for Jobs, Justice and Freedom, this theme is undergirded by the three sub-themes: “Freedom to Prosper in Life,” Freedom to Peacefully Co-Exist,” and “Freedom to Participate in Government.”

Thursday, August 22, 2013

APRI 50th Anniversary March on Washington Conference (Led by APRI) Intergenerational Dialogue w/Women Leaders of the Movement: Past, Present & Future (Led by NCBCP/Black Women’s Roundtable and NAN, in partnership with The King Center) Black Youth Vote! Civic Leadership & Organizing Training (Led by NCBCP, NAACP)

Friday, August 23, 2013

50th Anniversary Redeem the Dream National Summit Reception (Led by: National Urban League)
Drum Majors for Justice Future Leaders Celebration (Led by: National Urban League)
Drum Majors for Justice Reception (Led by: National Urban League)
Town Hall Meeting – PM (Led by: SCLC)
APRI 50th Anniversary Celebration March on Washington Conference (Led by APRI)
Black Youth Vote! Civic Leadership & Organizing Training (Led by NCBCP, NAACP)
Commemorative Concert – (Led by SCLC)

Saturday, August 24, 2013

50th Anniversary Commemoration of the March on Washington (Led by: Martin L. King, III & National Action Network, in partnership w/APRI, NAACP, SCLC, NUL, NCNW, NCBCP, The King Center) Opening of four-day Global Freedom Festival (Led by: The King Center & NPS)

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Church Service (Led by: SCLC) King Global Collegiate Summit (Led by: The King Center) Play “The March” – Legacy Reception (Led by: JS Coleman& The King Center)

Monday, August 26, 2013

King Global Collegiate Summit (Led by: The King Center)
K-5th Grade Educational Initiative (Led by: The King Center, in partnership with Discovery Education)
2013 March on Washington Memorial Youth Mentoring Summit (Led by: National Park Service)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

King Global Collegiate Summit (Led by: The King Center)
6-12th Grade Educational Initiative (Led by: The King Center, in partnership with Discovery Education)
2013 March on Washington Memorial Youth Mentoring Summit (Led by: National Park Service)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Interfaith Worship Service at the MLK Memorial (Led by: The King Center)
“Let Freedom Ring” Commemoration & Call to action at the Lincoln Memorial (Led by: The King Center)

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