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Texas NORML's Annual Texas Marijuana March

Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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PositionsMany Remaining
Close Date24 hours before the event starts or when space runs out.
Age LimitFamily Friendly
Description
SAVE THE DATE!

Come participate with Texas NORML in Austin Texas as we march to the Texas Capitol Building in solidarity with our compatriots worldwide. Help us bring attention to the failed Drug War and the failed drug policy of prohibition.

We will meet at City Hall and march down Congress and up to the Capitol's South Steps where we will hold a rally. 

It is important that all Texans from all cities come and show their support for drug law reform and help us keep the eye of the media and our lawmakers on this critically important issue.

Remember, the problem is the LAW, not the plant!

Please share this event with all of your Texan friends. :) We will have some signs but please feel free to make your own and bring it.

PARKING

City Hall - City Hall has a parking garage at 301 W 2nd Street under City Hall Building. It is first come first serve parking, free till 5pm and $8 flat rate afterwards. There is handicapped parking in the garage. There is also a parking garage at 100 Congress Ave P1 or State Garage N on W 3rd St. There will also be several other parking lots in the area and surface street parking.

Captiol Building - Please park in the Visitor Parking Lot at 1200 San Jacinto. It is free for the first 2 hours and then charged hourly but no more that $8 for the whole day. There is handicapped parking in the garage as well as on the surface streets to the East of the Capitol Building.

To volunteer, you MUST be registered through GivePulse at least 24 hours before the event. If you show up and are not registered, you may not get certain perks that registered users may have offered to them.
Parking DetailsCity Hall - City Hall has a parking garage at 301 W 2nd Street under City Hall Building. It is first come first serve parking, free till 5pm and $8 flat rate afterwards. There is handicapped parking in the garage. There is also a parking garage at 100 Congress Ave P1 or State Garage N on W 3rd St. There will also be several other parking lots in the area and surface street parking.

Capitol Building - Please park in the Visitor Parking Lot at 1200 San Jacinto. It is free for the first 2 hours and then charged hourly but no more that $8 for the whole day. There is handicapped parking in the garage as well as on the surface streets to the East of the Capitol Building. Please remember that metered parking around the Capitol Building only accepts change not credit cards.
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28 Positions Filled | 11 Impacts | 22 Hours

Start Address: 301 W Second St, Austin, TX 78701
End Address: 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Shifts (10)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, May 14 12:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 1:00pm
Under the direction of a Board member, volunteers will be setting up a sound system and erecting a podium and popups.3/3Over
Start: Sat, May 14 12:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 1:00pm
Under the guidance of a Texas NORML board member, volunteers will be helping to set up chairs, a pop-up, sound equipment and a podium for the Global Marijuana March.3/3Over
Start: Sat, May 14 12:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 1:00pm
These volunteers will help to hand any water at the starting point of the march ( Austin City Hall ). After marchers leave, volunteers will help to clean up the staging area.3/3Over
Start: Sat, May 14 12:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 1:00pm
Board member use only4/4Over
Start: Sat, May 14 12:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 1:00pm
Board member use only2/2Over
Start: Sat, May 14 12:15pm
End: Sat, May 14 3:15pm
Under the guidance of a Texas NORML board member, these volunteers will be walking with the march to encourage no civil disobedience on the way to the Capitol. They also will be walking around while at the Capitol to ensure that civil disobedience does not occur on the Capitol grounds.6/6Over
Start: Sat, May 14 12:15pm
End: Sat, May 14 3:15pm
For Texas NORML Board Member use only2/4Over
Start: Sat, May 14 2:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 4:00pm
During the speeches given by our amazing speakers, the volunteers will patrol the grounds for any trash left on the ground by marchers while still listening to the speakers. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags.1/2Over
Start: Sat, May 14 3:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 4:00pm
Volunteers will be cleaning up any and all trash on the Capitol grounds after our Marijuana March. Will also help in breaking down the set up chairs, podium, sound equipment and pop-up at Capitol. 4/4Over
Start: Sat, May 14 4:00pm
End: Sat, May 14 5:00pm
Board member use only0/2Over

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