JOIN THE WOMEN’S MARCH ON MONTPELIER AND UNITY RALLY! 01/21

On January 21, people and organizations across Vermont are coming together for a Women’s March on Montpelier to name and protect women’s rights. The March is followed by a Unity Rally, joining communities across our state with one voice against hate and injustice. This is an inclusive, accessible, and family-friendly afternoon of events.

 

The March begins at 1:00 p.m. at Montpelier High School and leads to the rally on the Statehouse lawn from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

 

DETAILS

 

Part 1. Women’s March on Montpelier

This event is held in solidarity with the national Women’s March on Washington and sister marches around the country and world. Developed and led by women, we welcome everyone to stand together for parity, equity, dignity and justice for all women.

 

We are coming to Montpelier to

 

PROTECT Women’s Bodies:

Physical Safety

Reproductive Rights

Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Environmental Health

 

AFFIRM Women’s Diversity:

Identities, Histories, and Experiences of People of Color

Sexual and Gender Identities, Orientations, and Expressions

Multiple Abilities

Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee Experiences

Religious Freedoms

Cultural Expressions

All Ages

 

VALUE Women’s Work:

Equal Pay

Fair Wages

Family-Fair Policies

 

RESPECT Women’s Contributions:

Science, Art, Literature, Society, Sports, Entertainment, Caregiving, and other endeavors

 

UNIFY Women’s Allies:

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights!

 

Women and our allies: Come March on Montpelier! Raise your voice!

 

Part 2.  Unity Rally

The rally on the Statehouse lawn begins at 2:00 p.m. and will feature speakers, art, music, and opportunities to get further involved. These events are being planned by individuals and groups representing the breadth, depth, and diversity of Vermont. We are building a statewide coalition toward unity and social justice. 

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW:

• RSVP for the Women’s March on Montpelier and Unity Rally on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1830257343920729/
• Spread the word to your family, friends, and colleagues.  Here’s the website:  http://womensmarchonmontpeliervt.org/
• Tell Vermont why you’re coming. Write an email or record a video statement on your phone or computer using the prompt “My name is _______ and I’m coming to Montpelier because…” and send it to katie@clearspotvt.com.
• Help plan. Email elise@radvt.org.
• Make art for the March. Email ackerarts@aol.com.
• Organization Endorsement Form is here.

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