Women's March on Sacramento
The National Women's March will happen on Saturday 1/21/17 in Washington, DC along with many other cities across the US and even right here in Sacramento. Their idea is to "stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country." The march to the California State Capitol building starts at 10am at Southside Park. The rally is from noon-5pm at the West steps of the Capitol building. You can find out more at their website womensmarchsac.com and here for the official statement that these excerpts were taken from.
"The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us– women, immigrants of all statuses, those with diverse religious faiths particularly Muslim and Jewish, people who identify as LGBTQIA, Native and Indigenous people, Black and Brown people, people with disabilities, the economically impoverished and survivors of sexual assault. "
"In the spirit of democracy and honoring the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, join in diversity to show our presence in numbers too great to ignore. The Women’s March on Washington and it’s sister marched throughout the country will send a bold message to our new administration on their first day in office, and to the world that women’s rights are human rights. Stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us."
"This is not an anti-movement; this is an opportunity for people to come together to stand for love, respect, and inclusion.
This is an INCLUSIVE march, and EVERYONE who supports women’s rights are welcome”…….