The Women’s March is happening again, nationally and internationally, and you don’t have to leave the Vineyard to participate!
On Saturday, January 19, we’ll gather at Five Corners at 1 p.m. and march along the Beach Road (etc.) to Washington Park, near Oak Bluffs harbor. Bring a sign! Bring friends!
The main march will be on Washington, D.C., and sister marches are happening in many places, including Boston.
This year the theme is #WomensWave. From the national Women’s March 2019 website:
It’s time to march again.
The 2017 Women’s March inspired hundreds of women to run, millions more to vote, and dozens to win elected office. The 2019 Women’s March marks two years of resistance to the Trump presidency, two years of training new activists, and two years of building power. And this time, we’re coming back with an agenda.
The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engage in their local communities through trainings, outreach programs and events. Women’s March is committed to dismantling systems of oppression through nonviolent resistance and building inclusive structures guided by self-determination, dignity and respect.
Come connect with other women working to make change on Martha’s Vineyard!