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Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
MARCH 7, 2005
10:34 AM
CONTACT: Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
Allison Conyers of ACORN, 757-870-8749
ACORN Legislative and Political Conference 2005 to be Held in Washington, D.C., March 7-8

WASHINGTON -- March 7 -- News Advisory:

Following is the schedule of events for ACORN's Legislative and Political Conference 2005:


12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Plenary Session; Church of the Reformation, 212 E. Capitol; Speakers: Linda Chavez-Thompson, vice president, AFL-CIO; Reg Weaver, president, National Education Association

1:15 p.m. March to Capitol

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Rally at Capitol Against the Bush Program; Upper Senate Park, Delaware and Independence Ave.; Speakers: Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.); Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.)

3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Rally at U.S. Chamber of Commerce; 615 H St. NW Washington, D.C.; "No to Social Security Privatization"

4:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Rally at Liberty Tax; 2410 18th St., NW, Washington, D.C.; "Don't Steal our EITC Refunds"


9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. Release of New Wells Fargo Report at the Federal Reserve; 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW; ACORN Protest at American Hospital Association, 325 7th Street NW

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Predatory Lending: Voices from the Front Lines; Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW; Speakers: Rep. Mel Watt, chairman of Congressional Black Caucus; State Rep. John Quinn, chair, MA State House Banking Comm.


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