Date(s) - Thursday, Aug 27 - Saturday, Aug 29
7:00 pm - 10:00 am
Instigated from the protest movement that has risen up since the police killing of George Floyd, the ‘Get Off Our Necks’ Commitment March on Washington will be a day of action that will demonstrate our commitment to fighting for policing and criminal justice.The Commitment March will take place on August 28th 2020 — the 57th anniversary of the historical March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.UAW Local 551 Members will join thousands of others from around the country to demonstrate our commitment to fight for policing and criminal justice.
Join us marching with us in D.C. on August 28th!
* $50 Refundable seat deposit is required to reserve your spot. * We must fill 30 seats to purchase the bus. You will get your deposit back once you arrive on the bus. This trip is FREE to UAW local 551 Members/Retirees Sign- Up now.
Send refundable deposit to Tim Thomas via CashApp: $tthom200
Due to social distancing guidelines space is limited to 30 participants and masks must be worn throughout the trip*
- UAW bus departs Local 551 at 7pm on Thursday 8/27
- Arrives in Washingtoton DC (Union Station) at approx. 7am
- UAW bus departs from Union Station in Washington DC at 7pm on 8/28
- Arrives back UAW Local 551 in Chicago on 8/29 at approx. 10 am
Friday, August 28, 20207 a.m. – Gather8 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Pre-program11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – ProgramMarch – 1 p.m.Conclusion – 3 p.m.The day will begin at the Lincoln Memorial. The march will travel from there to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.