Speakers & Musicians Announced

We are proud to announce that the Women’s March on Austin will go beyond just marching. Our team has secured advocates, artists, and thought leaders from across the state for an emotional and uplifting day. The program will include inspiration from former Senator Wendy Davis, Representative Senfronia Thompson, motivational speaking sensation Lizzie Velasquez, award winning singer/songwriter Gina Chavez, and showstopping Tameca Jones. Immediately following the march through roughly 3:30pm, the program will take place below the Capitol steps. Saturday will be an inspiring and activating experience- we look forward to sharing the day with you!
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Sister Marches Press Release

Women’s Marches Planned for all 50 States and More Than 40 Other Global Cities Grassroots Efforts from Sydney to Atlanta Could Top 1 Million Participants Organizing for Freedom and Democracy for All 

BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2017 – The Women’s March on Washington has inspired nearly 300 other ‘sister marches’ to take place on Jan. 21. All 50 states and Puerto Rico are confirmed to have at least one grassroots-led march on that day, as well as 55 global cities on six continents, from Tokyo to Sydney, Kenya to Paris to Bogotá.

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Austinites travel to Washington for Women’s March

The Women’s March on Washington has inspired other sister marches across the country and abroad, including in Texas cities such as Austin and Brownsville. About 20,000 people are expected at the Women’s March on ATX, according to lead organizer Melissa Fiero. Buses from cities across the state will be bringing people to join the march at noon Jan. 21 at the south grounds of the Capitol.

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Sign Parties, Ideas, Dos & Don’ts

If you can’t make it to one of those get your friends together on January 7th for Sign Saturday! Share photos from your events with us with #marchonaustin on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

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Women’s March on Washington: a guide to the post-inaugural social justice event

More than 200,000 people are expected to participate in a mass demonstration the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington. Since the idea first emerged with a vision to take over the Lincoln Memorial in the days after the election results, plans have shifted, developed and expanded worldwide.
Here’s what you need to know about protest plans on 21 January.

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