Events could draw 1,400 to Capitol on Monday

February 17, 2013 

Finding a place to park near the Capitol Campus could be difficult Monday because five groups plan gatherings that could bring up to 1,400 people to the Legislative Building and nearby areas.

Organizers of the Interfaith Advocacy Day estimate that as many as 250 people will attend speeches in the Rotunda from 1-3 p.m.

About 500 people are expected for the Washington Student Association lobby day, to be held at the Flag Circle and the Temple of Justice steps from 9-11:45 a.m.

The Reproductive Health and Rights lobby day rally may bring up to 250 people to the north steps of the Legislative Building from 12:30-1 p.m.

Service Employees International Union, Local 925, will have a tent set-up all day near the Tivoli Fountain. The tent will serve as a base for up to 300 attendees for mostly off-site activities.

And Civic Education Day could draw as many as 100 people to Legislative Building from 8 a.m.-noon.

Staff report

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