DATE: Saturday, July 15, 2023
TIME: 1 PM to 4 PM
LOCATION: Battery Park, Burlington, Vermont
DETAILS: The March will begin at 1:00 PM at Church and Main Street.
Assemble at Hood Plant Parking Lot on King Street between South Winooski Avenue and Church Street before 1 PM.
The March will proceed up Church Street to Pearl Street and into Battery Park. The program will begin at 2 PM and run into 4 PM, giving time for folks to shop and enjoy Burlington before heading home.
ASL interpretation will be provided.
ABOUT: Vermont Mad Pride is a march and celebration organized by psychiatric survivors, consumers, mad people, and folks the world has labeled “mentally ill.” Mad Pride is about shedding shame, challenging discrimination, advocating for rights, affirming mad identities, remembering and participating in mad history, and having fun. Our lives and contributions are valuable and need celebration!
PROGRAM: Spoken word, music, speeches, and more. Food and commemorative T-shirts provided