The 2017 Ladies’s March modified every part we knew about public protest within the trendy period. Now, virtually precisely a yr after all of it went down, ladies throughout the nation (and around the globe) are dusting off their pussy hats, handwriting their wittiest indicators, and gearing up for spherical two. Unsure find out how to take part this yr? To not fear, we have got you coated.
Nearly all of 2018 marches and gatherings will go down on Jan. 20-21, with the 2 largest marches (Washington DC and NYC) happening on Jan. 20 and the official kickoff occasion happening in Las Vegas on Jan. 21. However when you aren’t in one among these cities, to not worry: almost seven hundred sister occasions are happening all throughout the nation, and the Ladies’s March has a searchable database that makes it straightforward to seek out an occasion close to you. And in case you’re trying to unfold the phrase about an occasion, the Ladies’s March Fb web page has all the occasions listed out so you’ll be able to be a part of (and add your mates) in a snap.
The New York Metropolis March is slated to happen from eleven a.m. to three p.m. and can begin at 72nd and Central Park West and head south towards Occasions Sq. with a fast cease between 61st and 62nd on Central Park West, the place the rally will kick off at eleven:30 a.m. In DC, the march will begin at eleven a.m. on the reflecting pool in entrance of the Lincoln Memorial. In Las Vegas, occasions will happen between 10 a.m. and four p.m. at Sam Boyd Stadium, and a reside stream hyperlink will probably be obtainable right here.
There’s an important purpose the founders of the march selected Las Vegas because the staging floor for the primary occasion, Energy to the Polls, this yr. “It was very related for us to go to Washington, DC, final yr to ship a message we have been all united,” Ladies’s March cofounder Linda Sarsour advised CNN. “When 2018 got here round, we needed to be actually strategic about what message we need to come out of this gathering. And to ensure that us to place forth a robust message that ladies are going to steer the victories in 2018 electorally, we needed to go to a state that was related. We selected Nevada.”
We’ll be bringing you all the newest information on the Ladies’s March when it occurs, so remember to examine again for pictures, recaps, interviews, and extra! And for extra particulars on Energy to the Polls and how one can participate, head over right here.