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Women's March San Francisco: "Hear our Vote!" March & Rally 2018
Date Saturday January 20
Time 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorWomen's March Bay Area-San Francisco
WOMEN'S MARCH SAN FRANCISCO: "HEAR OUR VOTE!" MARCH & RALLY 2018

On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Women's March and Women's March San Francisco will unite along with multiple other cities in California to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. This rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support women's rights, human rights, social and environmental justice, and to encourage participation in 2018 midterm elections. HEAR OUR VOTE!

The March in San Francisco will be one of many worldwide events honoring the movement that brought out 5 million marchers on January 21, 2017, in what is considered the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history.

Join us on January 20th to march and rally in Civic Center San Francisco! More information on the day to come as we get closer to the event.

WHO IS INVITED?
All people who believe in a positive and just future.

WHERE:
Civic Center, San Francisco

WHEN:
11 AM on Saturday, January 20, 2018

IS THE RALLY ACCESSIBLE TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES?
Yes. We are making every effort to ensure accessibility.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 22nd, 2017 6:07 PM

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"Bad as It Was, 2017 Offers Hope for the Future" by Caille Millner, SF Chronicle (12-29-2017)

"On the national level, it’s been a year of horrific politics, xenophobic division and institutional erosion. The most vulnerable people in society were demonized and attacked; our economic and environmental future looks disastrous. The effects of the past year may require decades of recovery."

However:

". . . 2017 has also been about the ways regular people have constantly responded to all of this garbage with creativity and determination."
ARTICLE from "SF Bay Times": 'Women’s March 2018 to Bring #Power to the Polls'

Speakers list of those confirmed so far for Women's March San Francisco:

Brittany Packnett, Vice President of National Community Alliances for Teach for America, Co-Founder of Campaign Zero, and a member of President Barack Obama’s 21st Century Policing Task Force;
Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Native American activist, artist and poet;
Aimee Allison, President of Democracy in Color, an organization that focuses on race, politics and the new American majority that worked to elect President Barack Obama and others who carry a social justice agenda;
Cecilia Chung, Senior Director of Strategic Projects for the Transgender Law Center, and a longtime LGBT activist;
Zahra Billoo, civil rights attorney and the Executive Director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations;
Olga Talamante, the first Executive Director of the Chicana Latina Foundation;
Sidalia King, Legislative Aide to Toni Atkins, the first out queer woman Speaker of the Assembly;
Viviana Becerra, Legislative Director at the State Assembly;
Rabbi Katie Mizrahi, spiritual leader of the Or Shalom Jewish Community since 2007;
Jenny Friedenbach, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness;
Jacqueline Evans, Peer Organizer at the Coalition on Homelessness;
Hillary Ronen, San Francisco Supervisor of District 9.

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