CUAH Wants You To Know About These Upcoming Opportunities For Action
Here are three great opportunities this weekend to show your support for the LGBTQIA community.
Rally for Transgender Equality – Join advocates and allies from across the country at the Rally for Transgender Equality. Many participants will have just attended #TransLobbyDay 2017. This is an easy, yet powerful way to show your support and help amplify the message that we need trans equality NOW. For more details, click here.
Date/Time: Friday, June 9th at 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Location: Upper Senate Park, located at 200 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC, next to the Russell Senate Office Building.
Annual Capital Pride Parade – Join more than 180 contingents – floats, vehicles, walkers, entertainment – consisting of local businesses, Capital Pride Heroes and Engendered Spirit awardees, politicians, community groups, drag queens, dogs, and much more for one of Washington, DC’s, favorite parades! The Parade will step off on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 4:30 pm from 22nd & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC. It travels 1.5 miles through Dupont Circle and 17th Street, passes by the Logan Circle neighborhood, and ends along the revitalized 14th Street corridor at S Street. The Parade Grand Marshals include same-sex marriage trailblazers Edie Windsor and Jim Obergefell; Mandy Carter, a longtime LGBTQIA advocate; and Nicole Murray Ramirez, a San Diego Human Rights Commissioner. For more information on the Capital Pride Parade, click here.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 10th at 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
Parade Route: Dupont and Logan Circle neighborhoods, Washington, DC
Starting Location: 22nd & P Streets, NW, Washington, DC (Metro: Red Line stop at Dupont Circle – Q Street exit)
Ending Location: 14th & R Streets, NW, Washington, DC
Equality March for Unity and Pride – Join a grassroots movement that will mobilize the diverse LGBTQIA communities to peacefully and clearly address concerns about the current political landscape and how it is contributing to the persecution and discrimination of LGBTQIA individuals. The Equality March for Unity and Pride, and sister events across the country, will give voice to our concerns and support, uplift, and bring attention to those in our communities who are targeted due to immigration status, ethnicity, religion, skin color, gender, and disability. The March begins at 10:00 am in Farragut Square, and progresses down to the National Mall. For complete details, click here.
Date/Time: Sunday, June 11th at 10 AM – 2 PM EDT
Location: 17th St NW & I St NW, Washington, DC