SGR members plan to participate in two rallies

April 20, 2004, midnight | By Allison Elvove | 16 years, 9 months ago

Anti-globalization and women's rights marches planned in D.C.

SGR members are participating in a rally against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Saturday, April 24 and in the March for Women's Lives on Sunday, April 25.

Blair students will join others in D.C. to rally in protest of the World Bank and IMF's 60th birthdays. The rally will begin at 12:00 p.m. at Franklin Square at the intersection of 14th and K Street. A march to the World Bank will leave the square at 1:00 p.m. and return afterwards for a festival. The closest Metro stop to Franklin Square is McPherson Square. For more information about the rally and other anti-globalization events, go here.

The March for Women's Lives will be held the following day in support of a woman's right to reproductive freedom of choice, equal health care, family planning and more. SGR will meet by 10:00 p.m. at the Takoma Metro platform to head downtown. The assembly for the rally will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the Mall between 3rd and 14th Streets near the Smithsonian museums. The march will begin at 12:00 p.m., and afterwards, a rally is planned from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the National Mall. Special seating is available for those with disabilities, and the rally will be interpreted in American Sign Language. For more information, click here.

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Allison Elvove. Allison Elvove was a Co-Editor-in-Chief of Silver Chips Online during the 2004-2005 school year. She wrote more than 70 articles while on the staff and supervised 40 student journalists, editing articles on a daily basis. During her time as editor, Silver Chips Online won the … More »

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