Schedule of Events
Biddle St & N Montford Ave
Friday May 10, 2013
5:00 – 9:00pm – Community Get-Together
Biddle St & N Montford Ave
Baltimore MD 21213
Speak Out, Music, Refreshments, Vigil with the Anthony Anderson family
Saturday May 11, 2013
8:30 – 11:00am
POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN & MARCH OFFICIALLY BEGINS
(Biddle St & N Montford Ave)
- 8:30am – Volunteers arrive at the March site
- 9:00am – Vehicles and their drivers will gather
- 10:00am – Opening Rally
- 11:00am – March begins
We will be marching along Route 1, the historic highway that was used by the earliest civil rights leaders who desegregated restaurants and facilities along this route on their way from Baltimore to D.C. We will protest in front of the Super Walmart store with our sisters and brothers of OUR Walmart on this leg of the March.
College Park MD
8:00 – 11:00pm
COLLEGE PARK AREA GREETINGS!
Students and community activists will be greeting walkers as they arrive at the University of Maryland, College Park, in front of fraternity and sorority row near the entrance of the campus.
There will be housing that night with students, area activists, camping and reserved motel space.
Sunday May 12, 2013
Baltimore Ave Hyattsville MD
MOTHER’S DAY MARCH
Gather at 5331 Baltimore Ave Hyattsville MD 20781. March into Washington D.C. Coretta Scott King led the original Poor Peoples Campaign on this day. The women will lead this final leg of the march into Washington D.C
On Pennsylvania Ave we will protest in front of the Justice Department to demand justice for the victims of police killings and brutality that have become an epidemic in this country. We will also be raising our voices loudly to defend voting rights and section 5.
ARRIVE AT FREEDOM PLAZA
14th & Pennsylvania Ave. NW
- 3:00pm – GREETINGS: Hear from the original civil rights leaders who launched the 1968 Poor Peoples Campaign, along with union, community, student, and Occupy activists
- 4:30pm – PEOPLES POWER ASSEMBLY convenes
- Music, teach-ins and discussion to follow PEOPLES POWER ASSEMBLY
Freedom Plaza Washington DC
Monday May 13, 2013
Meet at Freedom Plaza – Activities to be announced
Everyone’s contribution to making history on this weekend is important. Do not feel that if you cannot participate for the full 3 days that there isn’t an important role for you. There is. You can send the marchers off in Baltimore; greet the walkers in College Park; participate in the last leg of the March from Hyattsville on Sunday; come to Freedom Plaza, meet and greet the walkers and attend the Peoples Power Assembly on Sunday.
Walk and/or ride for one day or for the entire route.
Everyone’s abilities and participation will be respected and cherished.