Rally for Darfur Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the rally being held?
The rally is being held in Washington D.C. on the National Mall between 3rd and 4th Streets in front of the U.S. Capitol Building.
When will the rally begin?
Crowd gathering will begin at 1:30, and the rally will begin at 2:00. Plan on being there to join together with other members of the Reform Movement at 1:30.
Is the rally metro accessible?
You can take the Orange or Blue line to the Federal Center SW stop. We recommend that you order metro cards in advance by calling the Metro sales office at 202.962.5722 between 7am - 4pm. Please allow at least one and a half weeks for your order to be processed.
Where should our bus park? Does it cost money? How do we get to the rally?
Bus parking will take place at RFK Stadium. Buses should arrive between 10:00 am and Noon and should plan on leaving no later than 6:00 pm. It will cost $30 to park for the day. Payment will be made upon entry of RFK. From RFK, you can take the Orange or Blue Metro line to Federal Center SW.
What should I bring to the rally?
Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, a hat, comfortable shoes and a blanket to sit on. In case of rain, you may want to bring a small umbrella and a poncho.
Will there be food and water for sale?
There may be, but we recommend that you come prepared with anything you may want.
Will there be bathrooms at the rally?
Yes, so feel free to drink as much water as you need to stay hydrated.
What will the weather be like?
According to Patrick Young, "The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it." But you can look for some guidance here.