North Carolina State Legislative Building
16 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601
May 16, is the opening day of the NC General Assembly. NC public school educators will be there to greet them.
10:00 am — Meet at NCAE Headquarters, 700 S. Salisbury St. (Be here no later than 10. Get here early for parking)
10:30 am — March for Students. (from NCAE to Legislative Bldg., about 25 min)
11:00 am — Enter Legislative Bldg. and start assembling on 3rdFloor. This may take a little longer than usual with new metal detectors and fewer entries.
12:00 pm — General Assembly convenes. We want our members in the galleries.
1:00 pm — Time to make appointments with your local representative and on your own for lunch.
3:00 pm — Start assembling on Bicentennial Plaza across from the Legislative Building for Rally for Respect.
3:30 pm — Rally for Respect begins.
4:30 pm — Rally concludes and participants can start making their way back to NCAE Headquarters by foot or by using the R-Line (bus), which picks up at Jones and Wilmington and drops off near NCAE at the Convention Center.