What is the One Nation March?
On Saturday, October 2, 2010, hundreds of thousands of people from across America will gather at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to demonstrate our re-commitment to change, click here. The One Nation March will feature human and civil rights leaders, labor leaders, environmental and peace activists, faith leaders, celebrities and sports figures – all marching together to help Put America Back to Work and to Pull America Back Together. And to help reorder our national priorities so that investments in people come first.
We must reorder our nation’s priorities to invest in our most valuable resource: our people. It is time we work together again to ensure that every one has the opportunity to achieve the American Dream — a secure job, a safe home, and a quality education.
When is the March?
Saturday, October 2, 2010. The official program will begin at 12:00 pm and end at 4:00 pm. The event site will open for guests at 6:00 am, and the pre-program will kick off at 11 am. Tens of thousands of people from across the country are anticipated for this march. Please plan on arriving in the morning to allow sufficient time to get to the Lincoln Memorial.
Where is the March?
The March takes place on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial located on the National Mall in Washington DC.
Is the event open to the public?
Yes, this event is open to the public. No tickets or pre-registration is required. Please note that all buses traveling to the event are required to register with March organizers. Bus organizers may register buses and request parking permits at http://action.onenationworkingtogether.org/busorganizers
What organizations are a part of One Nation Working Together?
One Nation is composed of more than 150 national, local, and state organizations. Please visit the partner page for a complete listing of endorsing organizations.
What happens if it rains?
The March will proceed rain or shine.
Will there be food, beverage and bathrooms available on site?
Yes there will be portable bathrooms and water on site.
Will there be any seating? Can I bring my own chair?
March attendees are encouraged to bring portable chairs and other items to insure their comfort throughout the day. Please see the prohibited items list for items and activities that are not permitted at the March.
Can I bring signs?
Yes you can bring signs that promote the values of One Nation Working Together.
Can I volunteer at the March?
Volunteers are welcomed! Please contact ONWTlogistics@gmail.com for more information. Please note that volunteers are responsible for making their own arrangements for travel and accommodations.