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Advocates plan backwards race to protest disastrous budget proposals

From the good folks at Together NC:

To raise awareness about the “Backwards Budget,” Together NC is convening the first annual Backwards Budget .5K! Participants will race backwards around the Halifax Mall (located directly behind the General Assembly) to shine a spotlight on the legislature’s backwards approach to the state budget.

When: Tuesday, June 19th. Race starts at 12 pm and registration begins at 11:15.

Where: Halifax Mall: grassy area behind the North Carolina legislature
301 N. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

What: Participants will race backwards around the Halifax Mall. Backwards Budget .5K T-Shirts will be available for all registered participants as will refreshments.

Click here to register and for more information.

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