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A guide to marches in March


Every month, DC is home to various protests covering different political and social issues. This month, DC will play host to protests for issues including standing with Standing Rock, ending gender-based violence, and ending child abuse in the United States.

From March 7 through 10,  there will be a Native Nations Tipi Camp set up in Washington Monument Park. There will be a daily water blessing, cultural workshops, and presentations to stand with Standing Rock. However, no overnight sleeping is allowed. More information can be found at http://www.nativenationsrise.org/

ThisGEN organized a march and rally on March 9, where high school students from 25 states and DC will march to end gender based violence. They will meet at 1:30 p.m. outside of the American History Museum before rallying in Upper Senate Park. More information can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thisgen-march-rally-tickets-32335758123

On March 10 there will be a Native Nations Stand with Standing Rock march beginning at 10 a.m. Demonstrators will march from the Army Corps of Engineers to Washington Square.

The District of Love March will gather on March 8 at Emery Recreation Center. The march is to celebrate DC’s diversity and promote community inclusion. More information can be found at https://www.risestronger.org/events/district-of-love-march-bdf11a49-bcf8-44ca-b862-8fd3422e985d

The National Association Against Child Cruelty (NAACC) organized a march to end child abuse on March 28. They will meet at the Capitol at 7 p.m. to bring awareness to children dying from abuse and neglect. More information can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-march-to-end-child-abuse-tickets-32175196880

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