FAQ

Q: When is The Equality March for Unity & Pride?

A: June 11, 2017 at 10AM

Q: Where is the starting point in Washington, DC?

A: Exact route details are being worked out with city officials. End rally point will be The National Mall.

Q: How to get to the Washington, DC march?

A: Need a ride to the March? We’ve partnered with Skedaddle on transportation to the Equality March! Skedaddle is a transportation technology that makes it simple to start or join a van or bus route anywhere in North America, including the March. Start a route from your city or town directly to the March, or join an existing route to ride with others. Routes require a minimum of 10 passengers, and you won’t be charged until 48 hours prior to departure. Learn more at Letskedaddle.com, or email hello@letskedaddle.com with questions.


Our partner, Bus.com, is guaranteeing the lowest prices for bus transportation to the Equality March for Unity and Pride. To reserve your seat on a rideshare go to EqualityMarchDC.Bus.com. To book a private charter bus or to request a new route please contact them by email or phone at partnerships@bus.com 1-844-428-7568 x4


Rally

Rally, mobilized nearly 50,000 riders to the Women’s March on Washington. With Rally, it’s easy to add your hometown and request a pickup. Rally provides apps for riders, bus captains and drivers (as well as bus captain training). Book early for the best prices. http://rallybus.net/equality-march-2017/

Q: Who is the fiscal sponsor for “The March for Unity and Pride?”

A: Resource Impact works to solve 21st century social challenges by linking community leaders with philanthropy.  We seek to accelerate emerging projects by surrounding them with effective management and financial services, allowing leaders to concentrate on work that promotes a fair and equitable society and a healthy environment.

Resource Impact is a 501(c)(3)


Q: How does the media contact us?

A: Please email press@equalitymarch2017.org

Q: Where are the entry points to the march?

A: Exact entry points are being worked out with city officials and the National Parks Service.

Q: Do I need to register?

A: Yes. We are asking that marchers register so that we can have an accurate count to ensure we have the proper services available. Please register on the main page.

Q: Do we need to have out Eventbrite tickets printed?

A: No.

Q: Is this a peaceful event?

A: Yes. The Equality March for Unity & Pride does not believe in violence.

Q: I am not a member of the LGBTQIA+ community. Can I attend?

A: Yes. The Equality March for Unity and Pride is an all-inclusive march. All members of our community, as well as our allies, are welcome!

Q: Are there bathrooms along the march route?

A: Yes, we will have gender neutral portable bathroom facilities available along the march route and rally site. There will also be ADA accessible portable bathroom facilities.

Q: Will there be medical assistance at the March and rally?

A: Yes.

This page will be updated as further details are confirmed.

Q: What about banners, flags, signs, etc?

A: It is totally fine and encouraged to bring your own banners, flags, signs, and other visuals. If your banner/flag/sign/etc is affixed to a pole, the pole must be no larger than 3⁄4 of an inch at their largest point, have dull ends and cannot in any way be construed as a weapon. There can be no protruding nails, screws, or bolt-type fasteners.

Q: But the Women’s March said we weren’t allowed to bring…?

A: The Women’s March created their own guidelines, which are not based on National Park Service or Metropolitan Police Department requirements for a march in DC. The restrictions from the Women’s March are not applicable here.

DOs & DONT’s

Definitely DO bring:

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Reusable water bottle (we will have water filling stations throughout the march)
  • Sunscreen

Definitely DON’T bring:

  • Any weapons or anything that can be construed as a weapon, including pocket knives, multi-tools, mace, scissors, etc.
  • Any illegal drugs (while marijuana is legal in DC, the march will be on federal property and national park land, where marijuana is still illegal)