The Root's Guide to March on Washington Celebrations

March on Washington at 50: All you need to know about what's going on in D.C. during the 50th-anniversary celebrations.

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Panel: "The Unjust Relationship Between Race and the Criminal Justice"
5:30-7:30 p.m.
The law offices of Crowell & Moring
1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Panelists: Daryl Parks, attorney to Trayvon Martin's family and Juan Cartagena, from LatinoJustice PRLDEF and co-counsel to the Floyd City case (NYC's stop and frisk law)
Hosted by the Lawyers' Committee
For more information: towardjusticecampaign.org/events

Friday, Aug. 23:

Redeem the Dream National Summit & Reception
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
National Building Museum
401 F St. NW
Hosted by the National Urban League
Open to the public

Celebrating the Legacy of A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin
44th Annual A. Philip Randolph Institute National Conference
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave. NW
To register go to apri.org

Celebrating the Legacy of Youth in the Movement
Protect Our Voting Rights & Social Justice Youth Organizing Training
10th Annual Black Youth Vote! National Civic Leadership Training Conference
8 a.m.-6 p.m.
National Education Association
1201 16th St. NW
Hosted by the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, NAACP, NEA, Generational Alliance, NAN Youth Move in partnership with the Praxis Project, NUL Young Professionals, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, BK Nation, 100 Black Men of America, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
To register go to ncbcp.org

National Town Hall Meeting on Poverty & Economic Empowerment
Moving Together, Moving Forward: Jobs and Freedom
57th Annual SCLC International Convention
Race & Poverty Panel: 2-4 p.m.
Voting Rights Panel: 5-7 p.m.
Grand Hyatt
1000 H St. NW
Hosted by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SCLC Poverty Institute, Rainbow PUSH
Open to the public

Youth Mass Meeting and Premarch Rally
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Metropolitan AME Church (tentative)
1518 M St. NW
Hosted by the NCBCP Black Youth Vote, APRI, NAACP, NEA, Generational Alliance, NAN Youth Move
Open to the public

Poverty in America
Analyze the job crisis and explore solutions.
4-5:30 p.m.
Grand Hyatt Hotel
1000 H St.
Hosted by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and SCLC Events

The Voting Rights Act
Discuss the effects of the recent Supreme Court decision on the VRA and how we can respond.
5:30-7 p.m.
Grand Hyatt Hotel
1000 H St.
Hosted by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and SCLC Events

Reception
7-8:30 p.m.
Grand Hyatt Hotel
1000 H St.
Hosted by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and SCLC Events

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