FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The grassroots effort is set to march on Washington, D.C. June 11
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Equality March for Unity and Pride, a grassroots movement to center the most marginalized in the LGBTQ+ communities, released the map and route details for its June 11th march. The starting location will be on I (Eye) Street between 17th and 14th Street NW. Beginning at 10:00am ET, marchers will walk south on 17th Street, east onto Pennsylvania Ave, south on to 15th Street, east on Constitution Ave, ending at 7th Street onto the National Mall. See map below and attached.
With the Equality March for Unity and Pride less than three weeks away, the National Co-Chairs are also calling on members of the LGBTQ+ communities, their loved ones, and all those who stand in solidarity to register and help contribute funds for the march.
“In order to have a truly impactful March and get our mission heard, we need the help of everyone to make sure this march is successful,” said David Bruinooge, March Founder and National Co-Chair. “We’re asking that you take a moment to go to our website and make a contribution. This march is to give voice to our concerns, to support and bring attention to those in our communities who are targeted due to immigration status, ethnicity, religion, skin color, gender, and disability. It’s our time to march and we can only do it with your help.” http://www.equalitymarch2017.org/
“Volunteers also are needed for a variety of tasks but most importantly we need help the day of to ensure that all of our community members can participate as safely and positively as possible. If you’re interested in joining us, visit our website at http://www.equalitymarch2017.org/volunteer/ to sign up.”
About The Equality March for Unity and Pride:
The “Equality March for Unity & Pride” is a grassroots movement which will mobilize the diverse LGBTQ+ communities to peacefully and clearly address concerns about the current political landscape, and how it is contributing to the persecution and discrimination of LGBTQ+ individuals. For more information, visit www.equalitymarch2017.org
“Resource Impact is the 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor for the Equality March for Unity & Pride”