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Moral March on Raleigh & HKonJ People’s Assembly
February 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition is made up of the more than 125 North Carolina NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 other social justice organizations. The HKonJ Coalition holds an annual mobilization called the Moral March on Raleigh & HKonJ People’s Assembly. Each year, on the 2nd Saturday in February, thousands of HKonJ marchers flood downtown Raleigh, NC where the HKonJ People’s Assembly convenes and ultimately marches to the North Carolina State Capitol. All are welcome and encouraged to join.
Health professionals and health professions students are invited to wear their white coats or other professional dress to show support for healthcare for all and public policy that protects vulnerable patients. Find more on Facebook at NC White Coats Support Healthcare for All and Twitter @NC_White_Coats.
Schedule of events for the Moral March:
- Meet at opening rally at 9 AM at the corner of Wilmington and South Streets on the steps of Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh
- March at 10 AM to Capitol
- Be inspired at the people’s assembly near the State Capitol on Fayetteville Street from 10:30-noon
All are welcome to a breakfast before the march. A hot buffet breakfast will be served from 7:30-9:00 am at the Smith Temple Baptist Church, 322 South East St, Raleigh. If you plan to attend the breakfast (or have questions), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The breakfast is free for students—others can contribute as able. Parking available at the church.
View the White Coat Brigade flyer.