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Only 10 days left to reserve most seats.  Please tweet twitter facebook email, go viral.

There are hundreds of buses lined up, especially within 12 hours of DC.  You just have to ferret them out a bit.  I helped with info below.

First, I would check with the NAACP office in your area. I think this is your best bet.  You can find an office here.

You just have to put in some effort. Bus information below.

You can even put together your own bus, as long as you follow rules below:

If you know of any buses, please share the information here, too.  Thanks.

For information about the 10.2.10 One Nation Working Together March, and to sign up to join so they can see how many are interested and were we are located see below:
One Nattion

This is mushrooming into a HUGE event.  I am still trying to get all the buses listed by State/Zip code via ONWT.  Until then, this is the best I have been able to assemble to date.

HAVE YOUR CONSIDERED putting together a bus?  You can.  If you do, you will need to register the bus with One Nation Working Together, who has acquired the RFK Stadium to park the buses.  Go to this link to register your bus for the 10.2.10 March

BUSES ARE PROVIDED BY THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS, some just for their members, some for members and their friends, and some are open.  You will have to check availability and/or find a friend who is a member of one of the unions.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.


Again, this might be the best call you can make to find a bus.  There are 2,200 NAACP offices across the country.  Go to this Link and enter you zip code to find the nearest NAACP office near you.  Contact them (leave a message if you need to).  NAACP offices are involved in this March; however, not all offices will be offering buses but they may know of one.

Check with this group:

Tikkun-Network of Spiritual Progressives
Chapters list here:  Call to see if bus seats are availabale.

Communications Workers of America (CWA)

The CWA buses are full!

Union of the Unemployed,

which needs members and is becoming a national organization.  Maybe you can find a connection in your area.  You can find their contact info at the bottom right corner of thisweb jpage.  You will also find a list of their affiliates:


Find your union office contact information here.

United Federation of Teachers.  New York Borroughs.  

I recommend you call them to see if there are any seats available for you.  If you're not a member, contact information can be found here only if you live in the Borroughs.  If you are a member you can sign up for a seat here.


along with Coalition of Leading Civil Rights, Youth Faith, Labor and Social Justice Organizations join in this great event to Unite America Through Hope, NOT HATE!!!   Save the Date Get on the Bus to D.C. Call Rex Reid at (609) 888-5500 to reserve your seat now.


Host Christal Imani  (Woe:  Christal forgot to enter her contact info.  I have emailed her requesting it)
Location (Casa Grande, AZ)
Casa Grande, AZ 85122

We are attempting to put together a charter to the Lincoln Memorial, from Casa Grande, Arizona. Please contact me if your interested. Distance: 2351.963784.8 mi Time: 34 hrs 38 mins Starting in CASA GRANDE, AZ

Please be sure to CALL the trip organizer to make sure they know you are coming and are reserving a seat for you.


AUGUSTA:  A bus will leave Walmart at 3209 Deans Bridge Road at 11 p.m. Oct. 1. To reserve a seat, contact Smith at (706) 724-0390 or .


CAMBRIDGE:  Peace Activists from greater Boston will meet on Saturday, 9/11.  Phone 617 383-4857.  For details there is an event announcement at ONWT website.

GREENFIELD:  There will be an organization meeting on September 16th @ 7:00PM and/or call 413 788-5790 before the meeting to Get on the Bus!  There is an event announcement at ONWT website.

AMHERST:  There will be an organization meeting on September 16th @ 7:00PM and/or call 413 788-5790 before the meeting to Get on the Bus !  There is an event announcement at ONWT website.

Sponsored by United for Justice with Peace (UJP) and Majority Agenda Project (MAP).   More information: or 617-383-4857


Join Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War for this rally in Washington, DC

FREE buses depart on Oct 2nd 7AM, returning by 9PM. A FREE lunch and T-shirt will be provided.

The bus will depart from New Brunswick.
Please email or call Dottie at 732-967-9370 to guarantee a seat no later than September 15th.


Washington, DC
Saturday, October 2, 2010
to support economic transformation in America and jobs for every able resident. Buses will depart from Englewood and Hackensack
Stay tuned – Locations TBA

I found this while searching for buses.  I believe it is the Progressive Democrats of America posting this.  However, there doesn't seem to be a contact number or form to fill out.  I have emailed them.  However, as time is of the essence for your planning I have included it for you.

To Sign up To Ride One of the Buses:

Be sure to fill out form completely, include name, phone number and email, and any other means we can contact you, in case there is a change of bus schedule or location.
At this point there is no charge to ride any of the buses in NJ.  Go to this  Link and see if you can find a PDA group in your area.


Please be sure to CALL the trip organizer to make sure they know you are coming and are reserving a seat for you.

10.2.10 buses from NCCU (Bus Rides to the 10-2-10 rally in DC)
Southern Anti-Racism Network (SARN) is sponsoring two 47-passenger buses from Durham on 10.2.10. Round trip to DC is $40 per seat.

Tickets available at Regulator Bookshop and Blue Coffee Cafe in Durham NC.

Board buses at NCCU parking lot corner of Fayetteville and Nelson Streets at 5am on 10.2.10
Time Saturday, October 2, 2010 EDT
Host Theresa El-Amin
Contact Phone 919-824-0659
North Carolina Central University (Durham, NC)
NCCU Student Union Lot
Corner Fayetteville/Nelson Streets
Durham, NC 27707

Bus or Car Rides to Washington, DC for the 10-2-10 Rally


Buses will transport supporters from Middle Tennessee to the nation's capital for the Oct. 2 rally.

"We are going to be signing people up in Murfreesboro," Bouldin said. "Our goal is to get at least 100 people from Murfreesboro to come to Washington."

Contact Bouldin at or

visit the web site


Try Democracy for America | PO Box 1717 | Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-651-3200 | Fax: 802-651-3299


Travel with the Chesterfield Co. NAACP Bus
Saturday, October 2, 2010

Bus will Depart 7:00 AM
From  First Baptist Church Centralia
2920 Kingsdale Rd.
Richmond 23237
Bus will Return 7:00 PM

90 Seats Available!  Must register before 9/17th:  2 Buses leaving from Virginia.  View Locations.  Organized by Progressive Democrats of America.


Buses from Long Island to D.C. for Oct.2 rally (Bus Rides to the 10-2-10 rally in DC)

Call 631-754-1032 to make a reservation today on a luxury charter Bus leaving from Long Island, NY to "One Nation Working Together" rally in Wash. D.C. Oct. 2, 2010.

Trip will include bottled water, snacks, maps, DVD movies good conversation and more.

Call today for additional details including departure times, pickup locations and prices.

Ask for Greg

631-754-1032 (9am - 11pm e.s.t.), leave voice mail
Time Saturday, October 2, 2010 EDT, 5:00AM
Host Greg Legakis
Contact Phone 631-754-1032 (9am-11pm)
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, DC)
Washington, DC 11801

Bus or Car Rides to Washington, DC for the 10-2-10 Rally Please be sure to CALL the trip organizer to make sure they know you are coming and are reserving a seat for you.

New York.  United Federal of Teachers have buses lined up.  Check to see if there is one available to you your area here.

10 Days Left to Reserve a Seat on a bus:

The bus will leave from lower Manhattan near DSA's national office at 5:30 AM on October 2nd and will leave Washington to New York City in the late afternoon. Regular Bus Tickets are $40; Tickets for low income, retired, student and unemployed members are $15. Metro Cards will be provided for bus riders so they can get from the drop off point (RFK Stadium) to the rally site (Lincoln Memorial). If we get more than 55 participants we will find space for them on other buses to DC.  Go to this DSA site:

NYC CHURCHES that might be arranging buses.  You will have to take the intitative to look up their phone numbers, call, and ask:

Clergy and Non-Profit Leaders for September 8 Breakfast

Assemblyman Karim Camara  
Minister First Baptist Church of Crown Heights
Minister Zion Shiloh Baptist Church

Bishop Fernando Rodriguez  
Church of God's Children
President, Bronx Clergy Task Force

Sister Diana Foster
Washington Temple Church

Rev. Bruce Southworth
Senior Minister, The Community Church of NY Unitarian Universalist

Lisa Robinson
Pastor, Church of the Evangel United Church of Christ in Brooklyn

Geoffrey Davis, James E. Davis Multicultural Museum of Peace

Virginia Montague
100 Black Women

Dr. Gregory Robeson Smith
Senior Pastor, Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church  

Cristina Grisham
Community Project Director - Brooklyn East
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

Brooklyn Congregations United/ Our Lady of Refuge,  

Rev. Dr. Wenton Fyne
Pastor, Beulah Church  

Djamillah Samd
National Executive Director, Church Women United,  

Rev. Charles Butler
Harlem Congregation for Community Improvement  

Rev., Dr. Demitrus Carolina
First Central Baptist Church of Staten Island  

Rabbi Michael Feinberg
Executive Director, Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition  

Rev. Osagyefo Sekou
Senior Minister, Lemuel Haynes Congregational Church

Dr. Kris Erskine
Sr. Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church  

Apostle Westly Wiley  
Resurrection Temple

Bishop Orlando Findlayter
Senior Pastor, New Hope Christian Fellowship
Chairman, Churches United to Save and Heal (CUSH)

Dr. Howard Williams
Venerable Canon, St. Augustine Episcopal Church  

Pierre Romain
St. Francis Church

As we gather more contacts for you, I will post new diaries and add to this one.


YOU WILL NEED A DC METRO TRAIN CARD to get from the RFK Statium to the Lincoln Memorial  If you buy the $9 day pass, you will save money and avoid long lines to buy a one way pass.

To find information on purchasing a Washington DC Met Card you can go to this link.     If you buy the daily pass, you can save a lot of money.

Originally posted to War on Error on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 09:49 AM PDT.


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