Members of the Democratic Socialists of America will join countless others in Washington, D.C. in protest and solidarity against the inauguration of Donald Trump. Local members of Cleveland DSA are invited to join us! A DSA Meet-up is scheduled for January 20th where members from chapters around the country will gather. Members of DSA Cleveland are coordinating ride-sharing to and from D.C. DSA members can also find housing through www.dsabnb.com. For more information or to participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cleveland DSA members will also be joining others in Cleveland for a local event, ShutDown J20 : Friday Jan. 20th, 11:00am, Public Square.
DSA Counter-Inauguration Events
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20: Inauguration Day
At 10:00 AM, DSA will protest the inauguration. We will meet at McPherson Square by the CVS at the northwest corner of the square (1500 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005) along with other groups to stand against Trump during the inauguration. RSVP on Facebook here.
Closest Metro station: McPherson Square (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines) Closest bus stations: K St NW & 15th St NW (Metrobus lines 3Y, 16Y, 80, D1, D4, and D6), I St NW & 15th St NW northbound and westbound/H St & Madison PL NW southbound and eastbound (11Y, 30N, 30S, 32, 33, 36, 37, 39, 42, 43, P17, P19, S4, X2 eastbound, W13 northbound), H St NW & 16 St NW (X2).
Afterwards, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, national DSA members will be meeting for dinner at Young Chow Asian restaurant (312 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003). Light food will be provided.
Closest Metro station: Capitol South (Blue, Orange and Silver Lines) Closest bus stations: Independence Ave SE & 2nd St SE eastbound/Pennsylvania Ave SE & 3rd St SE westbound (Metrobus lines 30N, 30S, 32, 36), E Capitol St & 3rd St (97)
At 8:00 PM we will attend Jacobin Magazine’s anti-inauguration event at Lincoln Theatre (1215 U St NW Washington, DC 20009). Get your tickets here – they’re going fast!
Closest Metro station: U Street (Green and Yellow Lines) Closest bus stations: U St NW & 13th St NW (Metrobus lines 90, 92, 96 and X3), 11th St NW & W St NW (64), 14th St & U St (52, 53, 54)
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21: Women’s March
At 10:00 AM, DSA will join the Women’s March on Washington at Independence Avenue & Third Street SW.
Closest Metro stations: Federal Center SW (Blue, Orange and Silver Lines), L’Enfant Plaza (Green, Yellow, Blue, Orange and Silver Lines), Judiciary Square (Red Line) Closest bus stations: 4th St SW & Independence Ave SW (Metrobus line P6), Independence Ave SW & 1st St SW eastbound/Independence Ave SW & Washington Ave SW westbound (30N, 30S, 32, 34, 36, 39)
After the march, from 3:00 until 5:00 pm, we will gather at Duffy’s Irish Pub (2106 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001). Light food will be provided.
Closest Metro station: U Street (Green and Yellow Lines) Closest bus stations: U St NW & Vermont Ave NW northbound and westbound / U St NW & 9th St NW southbound and eastbound (Metrobus lines 90, 92, 96 and X3), Vermont Ave NW & U St NW (63), 11th St NW & U St NW (64), Georgia Ave NW & V St NW southbound/ Georgia Ave NW & W St NW northbound (70)
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22
At 3:30 PM at MLK Library (901 G St NW, Washington, DC 20001: Room A-5 in basement), DC DSA will hold their monthly chapter meeting for both DC members and out-of-towners.
Closest Metro stations: Gallery Place (Green, Yellow and Red Lines), Metro Center (Blue, Orange, Silver and Red Lines) Closest bus stations: 9th St NW & G St NW (Metrobus line X2), H St NW & 9th St NW (42, 80, P6, X2 and X9), 11th St NW & G St NW northbound /11th St NW & F St NW southbound (42, 63, 64, P6, P17, P19, S4, and W13), 7th St NW & H St NW (70, 74 and 79)
After the meeting, we will gather for drinks and food at a nearby restaurant.
Then, at 7:00 pm, we will be going to Busboys and Poets – Brookland location (625 Monroe St NE, Washington, DC 20017) for a show by the group Street Fight. More details and a link for tickets will be provided soon.
Closest Metro station: Brookland-CUA (Red Line)