Saturday, 21. January 2017, 9th and Madison St, Oakland CA, Women's March Oakland

from 21. January 2017 - 10:00 till 15:00

9th and Madison St, Oakland CA

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Join us in Oakland for the Women’s March on January 21st. The Women's March is a national movement to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all.

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We will meet at Madison Park in Oakland at 10AM. At 11AM we will begin our march up Oak Street to Grand Ave along Lake Merritt. We will then march down Broadway to end at Frank Ogawa Plaza. At 12:30PM we will begin our rally with speakers, art and music concluding at 3PM.

Time of March: 10AM - 3PM
Starting Location: Madison Park (at 9th and Madison)
Ending Location: Frank Ogawa Plaza

No tickets required. However, you can register on our Eventbrite page. By registering on Eventbrite, it will be one of the best methods to get updates on the day of the event (especially if you have the Eventbrite app on your phone). It also helps us better gauge how many people are coming and plan for proper accommodations.

We march to support and inspire each other and the nation to celebrate, honor and protect our diversity, freedom and human rights. We gather in community to find healing and strength through tolerance, civility, and compassion. This is a non-partisan march. We welcome all people to join us as we unite locally and nationally, on January 21, 2017, to stand together in justice, respect and inclusion for all. This is only the beginning…

We will unite locally with the main march in DC and sister marches in every state and major metropolitan area across our great country to stand together for justice, tolerance and inclusion for all.

In California there are groups organizing for the DC March and several sister marches being held on the same day throughout the state. This document will be updated as details evolve over time.

If you are interested in finding out more about one of the Jan 21 sister marches in the Bay Area please follow the links below:

San Francisco

San Jose


If you would like to volunteer to help with any of these events please complete the volunteer form on our website below so that we may best utilize your skills

Other California Marches:
If you want more information about other California Marches follow this link to the CA Women's March State page:

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I acknowledge that I am physically fit for participation in this event. I assume the risks of participating in this outdoor march.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs:
Can I bring a backpack?
Please do not bring backpacks to the event.

Can we bring flags or banners?
Flags are allowed, but not on a pole. Posters and signs are allowed, but not with the use of wooden, plastic or metal sign posts. Instead, we encourage people to use cardboard sign posts (or rolled up poster paper).

What other items are not allowed at the march and rally?
No alcohol
No weapons of any kind
No dogs or pets (service animals only, please)
No bikes

Do I need a ticket to attend?
No! All the marches should be free and public. However, you can register on our Eventbrite page. By registering on Eventbrite, it will be one of the best methods to get updates on the day of the event (especially if you have the Eventbrite app on your phone). It also helps us better gauge how many people are coming and plan for proper accommodations.

What is the status with permits?
All marches are working on permits and individual sites will be updated on status. In general, permits are not needed to march, but are needed for rallies.

How can I get involved or volunteer?
The Women’s March Bay Area is a 100% volunteer effort. Please complete the volunteer form to indicate your interest in volunteering for the Women's March in the Bay Area. Also, feel free to send a message to one of the group organizers and they can help you.

What about safety and security?
All marches in CA and the National March are taking health and safety very seriously. There will be measures in place for this.

Is it just for women only?
NO! The march is open to all men, women, and children who stand for human rights, civil liberties, tolerance of diversity, and compassion for our shared humanity.

Are pets allowed to the event?
Due to the size of the event, we kindly ask to leave pets at home. We welcome service animals, to provide assistance.

How do I contribute money?
You can help support the march by making a contribution on our website.
As an alternative form of payment, checks can be made out to: Women's March Bay Area and addressed to our mailing address: 2261 Market St. #164, San Francisco, CA 94114.

Is this a protest, march, or rally?
This is not a protest. The Women's March is a celebration of human rights. In some cases, there will be a march and rally, but it depends on the event and what organizers have planned.

Accessibility information:

How many miles is the march route?
2.1 miles

Are there resting areas along the march route?
Yes, there is a medical station halfway through the march

Are people able to leave the march route at any time?
Yes, we will be marching in streets and it will not be roped off.

Will there be seating at the rally?
Yes, in the built-in amphitheater

Will there be portable restrooms?
Yes, located at the rally.

Will there be assistance along the way if people fall too far behind?
Yes, there will be a medical station halfway through the march and Peace Ambassadors that will provide assistance.

Is there accommodations for wheelchair access?
Yes, there will be an entrance for wheelchair access.

Are there any inclines on the march route?
No, the march route is relatively flat.

ASL interpreters will be present during the rally.

What to bring to the event?
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Please plan according to the weather conditions. Bring water, snacks, sunscreen.

Weather for Women's March Oakland

Light rain, temperatures from 5°C to 5°C. Pressure medium.

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