March for Science Iowa

Event Area: 
Capitol Complex
Event Location: 
West Capitol Terrace
Location Area: 
West Mall
Event Date: 
Apr 22 2017 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Organization/Sponsor/Department: 
March For Science Iowa
Applicant's Name: 
Jordan Shaw
Applicant's Phone: 
770-654-6870
Event Type: 
Rally
Expected Attendance: 
Over 1000
Information: 
Group will close Finkbine for the event to set up food trucks and portable restrooms in the south bus lane
Add'l Information: 
~ 5,000 attendee. 12-4 event. March around the West Capitol Terrace to E. 12th St. Group will bring portable restrooms, podium, sound amplification, possibly a stage. The March for Science Iowa is the Iowa chapter of the national March for Science, which is holding nationwide marches on Apr 22, 2017. Our mission statement is "THE MARCH FOR SCIENCE CHAMPIONS PUBLICLY FUNDED AND PUBLICLY COMMUNICATED SCIENCE AS A PILLAR OF HUMAN FREEDOM AND PROSPERITY. WE UNITE AS A DIVERSE, NONPARTISAN GROUP TO CALL FOR SCIENCE THAT UPHOLDS THE COMMON GOOD, AND FOR POLITICAL LEADERS AND POLICYMAKERS TO ENACT EVIDENCE-BASED POLICIES IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST." This is a peaceful, inclusive, non-political rally. The event will consist of public speeches and individuals gathering/marching with signs along Capitol grounds. Website with Event Detail: marchforscience.com