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Grocery Walk

October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’re walking to downtown Anacostia from the only grocery store in Ward 8– which is a 45 minute walk away. East of the River deserves more.

We envision a city that makes deep, comprehensive investments in healthy food for all. Join us at this action for food justice– because everyone should have access to fresh, healthy, affordable food.

10 AM – Gather in the shopping center parking lot near Giant (1535 Alabama Ave SE)
10:15 AM – Begin walk (route Left out of the parking lot onto Alabama Ave, Right on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave)
11:00 AM – End walk at 2424 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave (across from Thurgood Marshall Academy)
11:05 AM – Rally
11:30 AM – Resource Fair

The Grocery Walk is brought to you by DC Greens and our partners:
Office of Councilmember Trayon White
Bread for the City
BYP 100 DC
Capital Area Food Bank
DC Central Kitchen
DC Hunger Solutions
Ward 7 Health Alliance
Ward 8 Health Council
and funded in part by Voices for Healthy Kids, an initiative of the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


October 14, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


BYP 100

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