SEATTLE, January 12, 2018: Be the Change Network, the organizers of The Seattle Women’s March 2.0 has announced that the march will start at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill and end at Seattle Center. The march will leave the Park and head to Pike Street before turning right onto 4th Avenue. Marchers will enter Seattle Center via Harrison Street. The march is a sister march of the Women’s March movement.
Pre-march programming, which will include speakers, performers and musicians, will start at 10.00AM and run till 11.30AM when Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) of Seattle will lead the marchers out of the park.
Marchers are strongly encouraged to use Seattle’s Light Rail system to get to the start of the march. The Capitol Hill Light Rail Station is steps from Cal Anderson Park. Coming from the south, marchers are encouraged to park at the Angle Lake Light Rail Station. The University of Washington Station is a great option for marchers from the north and the eastside. It anticipated that it will also be challenging for Lift and Uber drivers to drop marchers near Cal Anderson Park.
Charter busses will bring marchers from Issaquah or Sammamish. Information is available here.
A pre-march poster party is being hosted by The Riveter on Sunday, January 14 from 2pm to 6pm. Please register here.
The march is being organized in partnership with a diverse group of organizations including ACLU-WA, CAIR-WA, Fuse Washington, Huskies for Naral, Indigenous Sisters Resistance, MMIW, NAACP, Naral, OneAmerica, Oxfam, Planned Parenthood, SEIU 775, Truman National Security Project, The Riveter and Yemen Foundation.
Date: January 20, 2017
Start: Cal Anderson Park
Time: 10am – 3pm
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Be the Change Network serves as a central base for Seattle activists and nonprofits organizing events for progressive change. We amplify the voices of women and other marginalized groups to promote and strengthen an inclusive community.