DSA at Inauguration 2017

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20: Inauguration Day

Early arriving DSAers to Union Station can meet local leaders at the Shake Shack on the top floor of the station. Around 9:30 AM, the leaders will lead people to McPherson Square.  

At 10:00 AM, DSA will protest the inauguration. We will meet at McPherson Square by the CVS at the northwest corner of the square (1500 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005) along with other groups to stand against Trump during the inauguration. RSVP on Facebook here.

Closest Metro station: McPherson Square (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines) Closest bus stations:  K St NW & 15th St NW (Metrobus lines 3Y, 16Y, 80, D1, D4, and D6), I St NW & 15th St NW northbound and westbound/H St & Madison PL NW southbound and eastbound (11Y, 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 36, 37, 39, 42, 43, P17, P19, S4, X2 eastbound, W13 northbound), H St NW & 16 St NW (X2).

Afterwards, from 4:00 [NOTE TIME CHANGE] until 7:00 PM, national DSA members will be meeting for dinner at Young Chow Asian restaurant (312 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003). Light food will be provided.

Closest Metro station: Capitol South (Blue, Orange and Silver Lines) Closest bus stations: Independence Ave SE & 2nd St SE eastbound/Pennsylvania Ave SE & 3rd St SE westbound (Metrobus lines 30N, 30S, 32, 36), E Capitol St & 3rd St (97)

At 8:00 PM we will attend Jacobin Magazine's anti-inauguration event at Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St NW Washington, DC 20009). [SOLD OUT]

Closest Metro station: U Street (Green and Yellow Lines) Closest bus stations: U St NW & 13th St NW (Metrobus lines 90, 92, 96 and X3), 11th St NW & W St NW (64), 14th St & U St (52, 53, 54)

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(Credit: Colleen Tighe)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21: Women’s March

At 9:00 AM [Note Time Change!], DSA will join the Women’s March at the Ulysses S. Grant memorial (First St SW between Pennsylvania Ave SW & Maryland Ave SW). The memorial is directly west of the US Capitol building adjacent to the Capitol Reflecting Pool. We will have a large banner and will be wearing lots of red!

Closest Metro stations: Federal Center SW (Blue, Orange and Silver Lines), L’Enfant Plaza (Green, Yellow, Blue, Orange and Silver Lines), Judiciary Square (Red Line) Closest bus stations: Constitution Ave NW & 3rd St NW eastbound/Constitution Ave NW & 2nd St NW westbound (X1). 4th St SW & Independence Ave SW (Metrobus line P6), Independence Ave SW & 1st St SW eastbound/Independence Ave SW & Washington Ave SW westbound (30N, 30S, 32, 34, 36, 39)

After the march, from 3:00 until 5:00 pm, we will gather at Duffy’s Irish Pub (2106 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001). Light food will be provided.

Closest Metro station: U Street (Green and Yellow Lines) Closest bus stations: U St NW & Vermont Ave NW northbound and westbound / U St NW & 9th St NW  southbound and eastbound (Metrobus lines 90, 92, 96 and X3), Vermont Ave NW & U St NW (63), 11th St NW & U St NW (64), Georgia Ave NW & V St NW southbound/ Georgia Ave NW & W St NW northbound (70)

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

At 3:30 PM at MLK Library (901 G St NW, Washington, DC 20001:  Room A-5 in basement), DC DSA will hold their monthly chapter meeting for both DC members and out-of-towners.

Closest Metro stations: Gallery Place (Green, Yellow and Red Lines), Metro Center (Blue, Orange, Silver and Red Lines) Closest bus stations: 9th St NW & G St NW (Metrobus line X2), H St NW & 9th St NW (42, 80, P6, X2 and X9), 11th St NW & G St NW northbound /11th St  NW & F St NW southbound (42, 63, 64, P6, P17, P19, S4, and W13), 7th St NW & H St NW (70, 74 and 79)

After the meeting, we will gather for drinks and food at a nearby restaurant.

Then, at 7:00 pm, we will be going to Busboys and Poets - Brookland location (625 Monroe St NE, Washington, DC 20017) for a show by the group Street Fight Radio. [SOLD OUT]

Closest Metro station: Brookland-CUA (Red Line) Closest bus stations: Monroe St NE & 7th St NE (Metrobus lines 80, H1, H2, H3, and H4), Brookland-CUA bus station (80, G8, H1, H2, H3, H4, H6, H8, H9, and R4)

 

WHEN
January 20, 2017 at 10am - January 22, 2017
WHERE
Washington, DC

Will you come?





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