Saturday, 21. January 2017, Chico, Women's March on Washington in Chico

from 21. January 2017 - 10:00 till 15:30
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390 people attending
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OFFICIAL STATEMENT, From National Organizers (altered for Chico, California)

On January 21, 2017 we will unite in Chico, California. The National March will happen on the same day in Washington, DC and others in cities across the United States. We 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 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. We are confronted with the question of how to move forward in the **** of national and international concern and fear.

In the spirit of democracy and honoring the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, we join in diversity to show our presence in numbers too great to ignore. The Women’s March on Washington and it's sister marches 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. We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us.

We support the advocacy and resistance movements that reflect our multiple and intersecting identities. We call on all defenders of human rights to join us. This march is the first step towards unifying our communities, grounded in new relationships, to create change from the grassroots level up. We will not rest until women have parity and equity at all levels of leadership in society. We work peacefully while recognizing there is no true peace without justice and equity for all.


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For those unable to attend in DC please join us to stand in unity.

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:

- Women & Girls & Femmes & GNC
- Men & Boys
- Families
- People of Color
- Immigrants
- LGBTQ Community
- People with Disabilities
- Climate Change Advocates
- ALL religious communities
- Anyone else who wants to come out in support!

We need your help! More information about organizing and volunteering will be posted soon.

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