Monday, September 27, 2010

10210 One Nation Working Together March on Washington

One Nation Working Together is sponsoring an October 2, 2010 March on Washington that will include unions, major civil rights, religious, environmental organizations and others. One Nation Working Together is a social movement of individuals and organizations committed to putting America back to work and pulling America back together. Coming from a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, beliefs and orientations, we are determined to build a more united country with good jobs, equal justice, and quality public education for all.

Highlights of the overall program:

Rally Program: 12-4:00 pm EDT [C-SPAN]

12:00 pm Opening: Moderators DJ Reborn and Ed Schultz
Pledge of Allegiance
Star Spangled Banner (Opera singer Angela Brown)
Historical Reading: "Why We March"
Performance: Urban National Choir
Video: Jobs
Historical Speech: "I Have a Dream"
12:30 pm
Jobs Segment
Historical reading by Wendell Pierce
Remarks: Mary Kay Henry and Jackie Johnson
Performance: Black Ice
Remarks: Van Jones and Gayl Caul
Remarks: Rev. Al Sharpton and Lindsay McCluskey
Performance: Charlie Hill
Remarks: Larry Cohen and Barbara Elliot
Remarks: Richard Trumka and Diana Ortiz
Remarks: Ellie Flores and Bishop Garrison
Remarks: Min. Lisa O'Reiley and Father Simon Bautista
1:30 pm
Public Education/Civil Rights Segment: Moderator Tom Joyner
Education Video
Historical Cesar Chavez Speech Reading: Harry Belafonte
Performance: "America the Beautiful" by Frederic Yonnet
Remarks: Ben Jealous and Marian Wright Edelman
Remarks: Deepak Bhargava and Colin Whited
Performance: Paul Rodriguez
Remarks: Dennis Van Roekel and Wade Henderson
Historical Harvey Milk Speech Reading: Victoria Rowell
Remarks: Randi Weingarten and Rev. Freddie Haynes
Performance: Beau Sia
Remarks: Margaret Moran and Greg Cendana
Video: Justice
2:30 pm
Justice Segment: Moderator Joe Madison
Performance: Julissa
Video: Environment
Remarks: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins and Bob King
Remarks: Hiawatha Brown and Bill McKibben
Performance: Alix Olson
Remarks: Rev. Jesse Jackson and Yves Gomes
Remarks: Janet Murguia and Iman Malik Mujahid
Historical Speech Reading
Remarks: George Gresham and Liz Allen
Remarks: Luis Gutierrez and Darlene Nipper
Historical Remarks: Why We March Call to Action
Performance: One Nation Under a Groove by George Clinton Band

The program ends at 4:00 p.m.

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