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Demonstrators hold banners as they protest in Pennsylvania Avenue outside of the Trump Hotel in Washington in opposition of President-elect Donald Trump, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Anti-Trump protesters are planning a permanent DC 'movement house' for activists


A group of millennial Bernie Sanders supporters are planning to open a permanent location in Washington, D.C., to protest President-elect Donald Trump's presidency.

The house, set to open by Trump's inauguration in January 20, has been named "District 13," a reference to "The Hunger Games," The Guardian reports

The plan comes from Millennials for Revolution, which spun out of the pro-Sanders group Millennials for Bernie.

His presidency is not normal at all. It's our duty to make sure he doesn't succeed.
Moumita Ahmed, Millennials for Revolution

The plan is inspired by "movement houses" of the civil rights era, which were safe havens for protesters planning marches.

District 13 has drawn donations from African-American groups as well as climate change and minimum wage activists. 

What the group wants

A crowdfunding campaign was launched for District 13 on Tuesday, seeking $50,000 -- one year's worth of rent. 

Other issues on the group's agenda include ending systemic racism, banning fracking, making public colleges tuition-free, tougher taxes on Wall Street and the super-rich and raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour. 

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