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so that one day
a hundred years from now
another sister will not have to
dry her tears wondering where
in history she lost her voice.
                — jasmin kaur

VAratifyERA and Equal Means Equal are pleased to announce the #iScream4Equality ice cream tour! From Women’s Equality Day, August 26th, through early November volunteers will educate voters and spread the #iScream love for equality around our commonwealth.

Volunteers are paid in smiles, laughter, memories, and super cute t-shirts. Additionally, a volunteer appreciation party the evening of November 5th will be held in the state capitol, Richmond. 
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The tour schedule is curated by volunteers. As specific locations and times for each day are made available, we post them here.
#iScream4Equality flyer for tour
#iScream talking points for volunteers


Thursday, October 31: Leesburg Halloween Parade
4 – 6.30 PM: Leesburg Parade, 60 Ida Lee Dr. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176



Friday, November 1: Old Dominion University

Saturday, November 2: Poquoson

Sunday, November 3: University of Virginia

Monday, November 4: Richard Bland College

Tuesday, November 5: GET OUT AND VOTE 🙂


Monday, September 2: Powhatan, Virginia
Labor Day
11 AM: Labor Day Parade, Main Street, Powhatan 

Tuesday, September 3: University of Mary Washington / Fredericksburg
11.30 AM: University of Mary Washington 
3 PM: Holy Chic, 1004 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg VA 22401
5.30 PM: Fly Fitness, 501 William Street, Fredericksburg VA, 22401

Wednesday, September 4: University of Richmond / Henrico
Noon PM: University of Richmond, Boatwright Library
2.45 PM: Village shopping center, 7007 Three Chopt Rd, Richmond, VA
3:45 PM: USPS 10509 Petterson Ave. Richmond VA
4:45 PM: Ridge shopping center, 1527 N. Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 

Thursday, September 5: Centura College / metro-Richmond
Noon: DMV, 610 Johnston Willis Dr, Richmond, VA 23236
2 PM: Cruising
4 PM: Centura College, 7914 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235

Friday, September 6: CANCELED: Weather (Dorian) + vehicle maintenance

Saturday, September 7: Taste of Suffolk festival

Sunday, September 8: William & Mary / Jamestown / Yorktown
11.30 AM: William & Mary Dining Hall, 651 Ukrop Way, Williamsburg, Va
2 PM: Billsburg Brewery, 2054 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, Va 23185
4.30 PM: Yorktown park at the Beachfront (Water Street dead ends into the parking lot)

Monday, September 9: Hampton, Virginia

Tuesday, September 10: Virginia Union University / Chesterfield
12 PM: Virginia Union University, 1500 N. Lombardy St, Richmond
3 PM: Chesterfield Central Library, 7051 Lucy Corr Blvd, Chesterfield
4 PM: Chester Library, 1180 Centre St, Chester

Wednesday, September 11: Randolph Macon / metro-Richmond
11 AM: Randolph Macon College, 114 College Avenue, Ashland
3 PM: Women’s Business Cooperative, 1510 Willow Lawn Dr, #100, Richmond

Thursday, September 12: Tidewater Community College
1 PM: TCC Portsmouth Campus, 120 Campus Dr, Portsmouth
3.15 PM: VA Beach Higher Ed Center/ODU VA Beach, 1881 Univ. Dr, VA Beach

Saturday, September 14: Hopewell / Colonial Heights
Noon: Guncotton Cafe, 238 East Broadway, Hopewell
2.30 PM: Southpark Mall, 230 Southpark Circle, Colonial Heights

Sunday, September 15: Shenandoah University / Winchester
Noon:  Shenandoah University, 1460 University Dr, Winchester
2.00 PM: Winchester Brew Works, 320 N. Cameron St, Winchester

Monday, September 16: Burke / Manassas / Clifton
11.45 AM: Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Rd, Burke, VA 22015
1.15 PM: Northern Virginia Community College, 9485 Innovation Dr, Manassas, VA 20110
3.30 PM: Bell Jar Designs, 7137 Main St, Clifton, VA 20124
5 PM: Happy Hour, Main Street Pub, Clifton (truck leaves for Richmond)

Tuesday, September 17: Danville
Constitution Day
NOON: River District, downtown Danville
1 PM: Crema and Vine, 1009 Main St, Danville, VA 24541
2 PM: Averett University, 420 W Main St, Danville, VA 24541
2.30 PM: Piney Forest Shopping Center, 703 Piney Forest Rd, Danville, VA 24540

Wednesday, September 18 through Sunday, September 22: Cruising Hampton Roads with Equal Means Equal
Sunday community dinner at the Equal Means Equal house

Monday, September 23: Native American Women Equal Pay Day

Tuesday, September 24: John Tyler Community College
National Voter Registration Day

11 AM – 12.30 PM: John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Campus, 800 Charter Colony Pkwy, Midlothian, VA 23114
1 – 3 PM: John Tyler Community College, Chester Campus, 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831

Wednesday, September 25: Virginia Commonwealth University
11 AM – 2 PM: Virginia Commonwealth University, Monroe Park

Thursday, September 26: Germanna Community College / Fredericksburg
11.15 AM: Salem Church Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
1.30 PM: Germanna Community College, 10000 Germanna Point Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Saturday, September 28: Christopher Newport University / Poquoson
Canvassing near CNU campus / Poquoson all day

Sunday, September 29: Hampton Roads / Mt. Trashmore
Canvass near Town Center
1 – 2.30 PM: Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 VA Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach
3 – 4.30 PM: Mount Trashmore Park, 310 Edwin Dr, VA Beach, VA

Monday, September 30: Centreville / Alexandria


Tuesday, October 1: Van in transit from NoVA to Richmond

Wednesday, October 2: Cruising, metro-Richmond area

Thursday, October 3: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (Goochland)
11.30AM-1.30PM: Reynolds Community College Goochland-1851 Dickinson Rd

Friday, October 4: Manassas

Saturday, October 6 – Monday, October 8: A Northern Virginia game of iSpy
iSpy the #iScream truck in Northern Virginia — pics or it didn’t happen!
See the truck? Snap a pic and post to social media.
Tag it with #iScream4Equality and #VAratifyERA
Prizes daily; winners randomly selected

Tuesday, October 8: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (Parham and Downtown Richmond campuses)
11.30AM – 1.30PM: Reynolds Community College, Downtown campus, 700E Jackson St
2 – 4 PM: Reynolds Community College, Parham Road campus, 1651 Parham Road

Wednesday, October 9: Virginia State University
11:30-2:30 VSU-Foster Hall, 1 Hayden St, Petersburg
Cruising in the Southpark mall area

Monday, October 10: Hampton University
11 AM – Noon: Lecture, William R. Harvey Leadership Institute, Academy Building, Room 306
Noon: At the van with students
2 PM: Suffolk Peanut Festival

Friday, October 11: VA Beach / Norfolk
International Day of the Girl

Saturday, October 12: Richmond Folk Festival
The van will be parked at the Kickers Stadium where festival goers will catch shuttles. It is a staging area for volunteers and friends to pick up “equality bags” with bumper stickers / buttons. The van will be there from 11 – 5 with two volunteers to hand out #iScream to anyone passing by / interested in chatting.

Sunday, October 13: Richmond Folk Festival
The van will be parked at the Kickers Stadium where festival goers will catch shuttles. It is a staging area for volunteers and friends to pick up “equality bags” with bumper stickers / buttons. The van will be there from 11 – 5 with two volunteers to hand out #iScream to anyone passing by / interested in chatting.

Monday, October 14: Women’s Achieve Summit
Indigenous Peoples’ Day / Day of Action for Equality
The #iScream van will cruise for the day and deliver yard signs around the city/state

Tuesday, October 15: Women’s Achieve Summit
The #iScream van will cruise for the day and deliver yard signs around town / to people at the Women’s Achieve Summit

Wednesday, October 16: canceled b/c of rain

Thursday, October 17: Rappahannock Community College
12 – 3 PM: Warsaw Campus

Friday, October 18: Eastern Shore Community College / Eastern Shore
11.30 AM – 12.45 PM: Onancock Market Square
1.15 – 2.30 PM: Eastern Shore Community College
3 – 4.15 PM: Exmore Town Park
5.00 – 6.15 PM: Cape Charles Beachfront

Saturday, October 19: Virginia Beach

Sunday, October 20: Williamsburg

Tuesday, October 22: Virginia Tech / Radford University 

Wednesday, October 23: Blacksburg / Hollins University
11 AM – 2 PM: Cruising Blacksburg
3.30 – 6.30 PM: Student Center of Hollins University: 7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24020

Thursday, October 24: University of Lynchburg / Lynchburg / Farmville
11 AM – 2 PM: Givens Books 2236 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24501
3.30 PM: Longwood University, High Street, “Lankford Patio”

Friday, October 25: Van shuttling VIPs coming in town for the Law Convention

Saturday, October 26: ERA Law Student Convention @ University of Richmond

Monday, October 28: Virginia Military Institute / Washington & Lee
3.30 – 5.30 PM: Grace Episcopal Church, 123 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA.

Tuesday, October 29: James Madison University / Mary Baldwin University
11 AM – 2 PM: JMU campus, 820 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 2280
3 – 5 PM: Mary Baldwin Campus, SAC lot off Coalter Street, Staunton VA

Wednesday, October 30: NoVA


**Reminder: VAratifyERA is a nonpartisan campaign and the #iScream4Equality tour is an education / outreach effort. If you are involved in a nonpartisan organization, please be assured all literature and talking points will meet 501(c)(3) requirements for education and nonpartisanship. VAratifyERA does not / cannot coordinate with candidates and all literature stating a candidate’s position on ERA must be confirmable by publicly available information. If a volunteer desires to be partisan in voter education / outreach, we encourage you to engage directly with an equality candidate’s campaign.