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|Women's March Oakland 2019|
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|Date||Saturday January 19|
|Time||10:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
|Organizer/Author||Women's March Oakland & others|
Begins with rally event at Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Between 12th Street and 1st Ave., Lake Merritt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94612
WOMEN'S MARCH OAKLAND 2019
"The woman power of this nation can be the power which makes us whole." - Coretta Scott King
Women's March Oakland 2019 will flood the streets with a wave of self-identified women and their allies from the East Bay and beyond. At this nonpartisan, peaceful event on the Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we will activate our communities and publicly proclaim our commitment, in Scott King's words, to "create new homes, new communities, new cities, a new nation. Yea, a new world, which we desperately need!"
WHEN: Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST
WHERE: Begins with rally event at Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Between 12th Street and 1st Ave., Lake Merritt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94612
RSVP: Ready to march? Register to get updates and give us a more accurate attendance estimate https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womens-march-oakland-2019-tickets-50802485602.
10:00 a.m. – Rally at Lake Merritt Amphitheate
11:00 a.m. – March to Frank Ogawa Plaza
We’ll flood 14th Street with a wave of self-identified women and their allies from the East Bay and beyond.
11:30 a.m. – Take action at our Call to Action Alley
We’ll groove with Bay Area performers, learn about organizations doing mighty work, and shop at local and women-owned businesses.
The rally and march starting point will be at Lake Merritt Amphitheater. The march will proceed up 14th Street, ending at Frank Ogawa Plaza with our Call to Action Alley.
Accessibility information for the route: The route is 0.9 miles. It is uphill for the first couple of blocks to Oak Street. There is a slight uphill slope from Oak to Madison. There is a bad curb cut at 14th and Alice on the right, and another one at 14th and Franklin on the right.
Want to volunteer before or during the event? Sign up today: https://womensmarchoakland.org/volunteer
Gear up for the march! Order your T-shirt or hoodie now: https://www.bonfire.com/store/womens-march-oakland/.
While we are part of a national movement, Women's March Oakland is independently operated and funded. We do not have a shared funding arrangement with Women's March Bay Area, Women's March California, or Women's March.
Women’s March Oakland is run by and for all womxn and their allies with deep roots in Oakland, Alameda County and the East Bay. Our leadership team includes women of color, queer womxn, and women with disabilities who are dedicated to representing this beautiful, diverse region.
HOSTS: The 2019 march is co-hosted by Women's March Oakland, Black Women Organized for Political Action, and Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center.
Added to the calendar on Friday Dec 21st, 2018 1:46 PM