!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!!MEDIA ADVISORY!!
THE AUGUST 24TH NATIONAL ACTION TO REALIZE THE DREAM MARCH LED BY REV. AL SHARPTON & MARTIN LUTHER KING, III TO INCLUDE BRIEF REMARKS BY ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER, CONGRESSWOMAN NANCY PELOSI, CONGRESSMAN STENY HOYER, NEWARK MAYOR COREY BOOKER, REV. JOSEPH LOWERY, BERNICE KING, THE FAMILIES OF EMMETT TILL & TRAYVON MARTIN & MANY OTHERS FROM CIVIL RIGHTS, LABOR & THE CHURCH—
Rev. Al Sharpton; Martin Luther King, III; Congressman John Lewis; Attorney General Eric Holder; Nancy Pelosi (Democratic Leader); Congressman Steny Hoyer; Corey Booker; Myrlie Evers-Williams; Marc Morial (NUL); Ben Jealous (NAACP); Bernice King; Rev. Joseph Lowery; Randi Weingarten (AFT); Lee Saunders (AFSCME); The families of Emmett Till and Trayvon Martin; and many others.
Pre-March Program – Lincoln Memorial
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Prayer
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 (NOON) Program
Main Speakers 11:00 a.m.
Myrlie Evers-Williams (Widow of Medgar-Evers)
Attorney General Eric Holder
Martin Luther King, III
Rev. Al Sharpton
Trayvon Martin family
Emmett Till family
We will march down Independence Ave. passing the King Memorial to the Washington Monument.
- The Washington Monument is the official dispersal point. Once there, marchers will be told to go to their buses.
- There is a map attached with the march route
Immediately after the March, Rev. Sharpton and Martin Luther King, III will hold a debriefing (at Washington Monument)
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 – 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Early Press Credential Pick-Up:
818 18th Street NW Suite 850
Washington, DC 20006
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013
Media Check in:
6:00 a.m. onward at the Lincoln Memorial
MEDIA CHECK IN: Henry Bacon Drive at the Lincoln Memorial
Live Coverage/Satellite Truck Parking Permits:
Provisions have been made for satellite truck parking in the area of the Lincoln Memorial after 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 23rd and beginning at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 24. Satellite trucks will be parked on Henry Bacon Drive between the Lincoln Memorial Circle and Constitution Avenue. This area is for satellite truck parking only. No crew vehicles will be allowed to park at this site. National Action Network will provide mult-box access and power.
2. Any cabling at the Lincoln Memorial must be troughed across pedestrian walkways.
3. No cables can run aerially. Any Ariel run must be off ground and troughed.
NAN will provide an audio mult-box
To register for Media Credentials please go to: