Gathering begins at 8AM at the Holyrood Episcopal Church ~ Iglesia Santa Cruz
715 W 179th St, New York, NY 10033 (Corner of Ft. Washington)
The time of the start of the 22nd Opening Ceremony will be announced on or about early August, 2022.
There will be guest speakers and various tributes to and an acknowledgment of domestic violence victims in NYC from 2001, the year of the first March. The Opening Ceremony will conclude with an Invocation by Holyrood Episcopal Church’ Priest in Charge Fr. Luis Barrios.
Walking will commence immediately following the conclusion of the Opening Ceremony, the time will be announced on or about early August, 2022.
Walking Starts from the corner of the Holyrood Episcopal Church, 179th Street and Fort Washington:
Walking South on Broadway for approx. 1. mile to 155th Street
Brief Stop to Regroup in front of Boricua College on Broadway and 155th Street
Turning Left at 155th Street going East and walk approx. 0.8 miles to 153rd Street
Brief Stop to Regroup in the Charles Young Triangle Park and 153rd Street
Resume walking to and across Macomb’s Dam Bridge into the Bronx
Walk to and turn Right at 161st Street
Brief Stop to Regroup on 161st Street across from Yankee Stadium
Resume walking on 161st Street to the steps of the Bronx Supreme Court (To here is approx. 0.6 mile from the MD Bridge)
*Stopping at the steps of the Bronx Supreme Court for approx. 35mins for Speakers and lunch. (Choice of a cheese, ham or turkey sandwich and water will be provided.)
Walking Resumes between 12:30 and 1PM (Approx. time to be confirmed on or about early September, 2022.)
Resume walking South on Grand Concourse to 149th Street (Hostos Community College)
Turn Left onto East 149th Street
Brief Stop to Regroup on 149th Street and Morris Ave in front of Lincoln Hospital
Resume walking on 149th Street to Third Avenue
Turn Right at and walk on Third Ave to 139th Street
Turn Right at 139th Street, cross Morris Ave and turn Left, walk to 135th Street
Brief Stop to Regroup at 135th Street before walking into the Third Ave Bridge (To here is approx. 1.7 miles from 161st Bx)
Resume walking across Third Ave Bridge
Across the Third Ave Bridge, up & over the walkway, cross Lexington onto 129th Street
Brief Stop to Regroup on 129th Street btwn Lexington & Park Ave.
Continue walking on West 129th Street to Park Ave, turn Left on Park Ave
Walk South on Park Ave to 125th Street
Turn Right on 125th Street to Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard
*Stopping at 125th Street in front of the State Building Plaza for approx.15mins for speakers, music and water. (Estimated time of arrival to this stop will be announced on or about early September, 2022.) (From the 3rd Ave Bridge to here is approx. 1.4 miles)
Resume walking by crossing 125th at Adam Clayton Powell, turn Left back onto 125th heading East back to Lexington Ave
Brief Stop to Regroup on 125th Street & Park Ave
Resume walking on 125th Street to Lexington
Turn Right onto Lexington (From the State Building to here is approx. 0.7 miles)
Brief Stop to Regroup on Lexington & 120th Street
Resume walking on Lexington to 116th Street
Brief Stop to Regroup on Lexington and 116th Street
Resume walking on Lexington to 106th Street into Julia de Burgos Cultural Center.
Total Walk: Approximately 7 miles
The 2022 Closing Ceremony will be held at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center, 1680 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10029 (corner of 106th Street) (Estimated time for the start of the Closing will be announced on or about early September, 2022.)
Once at the Center the marchers will have approx.20minutes for a bathroom break, get food and water before the start of Closing Ceremony where there will be tributes to victims, guest speakers, and acknowledgment of participants.
*Dresses and signs will be collected at the Closing.