IMP info for CODEPINK inaugural activities

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We start today! Thanks for joining this beautiful resistance.  
If you have not reached out to take on a task, hand out pussy hats or let us know which events you are joining us at, respond to this and let us know.  Or feel free to contact ariel@codepink.org.


Today, January 19 -

Noon to 2 come to the CODEPINK House to costume up, pick up some of the 5400 pussy hats to distribute, pick up stickers and flyers and visuals.  1241 Evarts St NE, WDC 20018

2:30 
pm Protest Trump’s Make America Great Again Welcome Concert. Meet at the entrance to the concert near the Vietnam War Memorial, between 21st & 22nd on Constitution Ave, just northeast of the Lincoln Memorial.  We will practice and costume up there.  Contact Ariel if you have questions (510) 599-5330

8:00 pm Peace Ba
ll! If you are coming text Jodie when you arrive for practice plans, we are on the stage together during the program.  Jodie 310-621-5635

8:00 pm protest the Pro-trump Alt-Right “Deploraball” taking place at the National Press Club, 529 14th St NW.  Diane Wilson, co-founder of CODEPINK arrested yesterday for disrupting the EPA hearing will be your contact 361-218-2353  


FridayJanuary 20 - 

7:00 am Meet at the Eastern side of the Christopher Columbus statue right outside of Union Station. We will do the One Billion Rising flash mob dance in Union Station at 7:30 am. Ariel (510) 599-5330

8:00 am we will join the Future is Feminist contingent of J20 at 10th and E Street. Ariel (510) 599-5330

Those wanting to join Jodie & Medea inside the inauguration contact Jodie for ticket now: 310-621-5635 & meeting place.

12:00 pm from the Future of Feminist rally we will join the Festival of Resistance March from Columbus Circle (in front of Union Station) to McPherson Square, and station ourselves along the inauguration parade route and some will join the Answer Rally at Freedom Plaza; Medea, Ariel & Paki scheduled to speak. Contact is Ariel: (510) 599-5330

4:00 pm We will be outside the official Balls in front of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Saturday. This is weather contingent. If it is raining, a text message may be sent out to announce that it is canceled.

5:30-7:30 pm Event at Busboys and Poets 5th Street and K Street: Poetry of Rising & Resistance Featuring: Eve Ensler (One Billion Rising/VDay), Kimberle Crenshaw, Hollis & more 


Saturday, January 21 - 

8:30 am Women’s March on Washington Meet at 200 Independence Ave southeast corner of 3rd and Independence) on the steps of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building. We will distribute pink pussy hats as we march. Dress in lots of pink! The Rally begins at 10:00 am. Followed by the march.

We are planning a CODEPINK get together to meet each other and talk about how we Rise, Love, Resist. Time and location TBA. Throughout the inauguration activities, we will be sending out text message reminders about where we are going to be and if there are any changes


What to Bring: Dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes. Bring an extra battery charging pack for your phone if you have one, fingerless gloves for social media, and an umbrella or rain poncho. Bring lots of pink! 

Create a sheet of phone numbers to print out and bring with you in case you are without your phone. Put ALL of our phone numbers on that sheet.

Our Phone Numbers:


Weather Forecast (updated from last week):

  • WED, JAN 18 Partly Cloudy | 56° 40°| 10% chance of rain | Winds 15 mph
  • THU, JAN 19 Partly Cloudy | 55° 39°| 10% chance of rain | Winds 6 mph    
  • FRI, JAN 20 PM rain | 51° 44°| 90% chance of rain | Winds 7 mph
  • SAT, JAN 21 AM clouds PM Sun | 59° 44°| 10% chance of rain | Winds 5 mph    

If you have any questions email ariel@codepink.org

See you soon to create peace and Rise, Love, Resist! 
Anne, Ariel, Jodie, Medea, Paki, and the entire CODEPINK team

 

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