Speaker Christine C. Quinn urged New Yorkers in her weekly podcast to sign up and get on a bus to DC on October 11th for the National Equality March. Speaker Quinn has sponsored several buses for Sunday's trip - to see a list of her and other NYC to DC buses for the 11th visit www.nycgomarch-cq.eventbrite.com. The Speaker will travel from NYC to DC on the 11th on one of her buses and march. She will also be speaking during the ceremonies immediately following the National Equality March.
See the video below of Speaker Quinn promoting the march.
The media advisory below came yesterday. You can also view it as a Google document here.
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
NEW YORK, NY 10007
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Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn Addresses the ‘National Equality March’ in Washington D.C.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2009
New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn will travel to Washington D.C. Sunday to march with thousands of New Yorkers and tens of thousands of Americans in support of full equality for LGBT people.
5:30 AM Greets New Yorkers and embarks on a bus to D.C.
MANHATTAN - 16 W. 22nd Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
Buses depart at 6 AM
10:30 AM Arrives in D.C. along with thousands of New Yorkers
WASHINGTON D.C. - Union Station
12:00 PM Marches in the National Equality March
WASHINGTON D.C. - Corner of K Street and 15th Street
2:45 PM Addresses the National Equality March in front of The Capitol
WASHINGTON D.C. - Corner of 1st Street and Maryland Avenue (Capitol, West Lawn)
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