The next week is jam-packed with actions in DC connected to Democracy Spring and Democracy Awakening as activists mobilize in Washington to protect voting rights, get big money out of politics and demand a fair hearing and a vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Click here for the complete schedule and here for selected highlights, including the Democracy Spring Labor Day this Thursday, April 14 starting at 11:30A at Columbus Circle (Union Station), with a UNITE HERE 23 rally at 1:30p (101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington DC). Then on Sunday, April 17, join the Metro Washington Council and the labor movement for a Democracy Awakening and Congress of Conscience Rally at the US Capitol (West Front) beginning at 1p. The US Supreme Court is the target on Monday, April 18 (arguments will be heard on the DAPA/DACA cases); meet in front of Union Station at 8A (50 Massachusetts Ave) and march to the Court. Many of the events will include civil disobedience; click here for details.
photo: 4/11 Democracy Spring arrests at US Capitol; photo by Trey Yingst