WASHINGTON -- March 7 -- News Advisory:
Following is the schedule of events for ACORN's Legislative and Political Conference 2005:
MONDAY, MARCH 7
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"
TUESDAY, MARCH 8
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.