MEDIA ADVISORY: ROUTE ANNOUNCED

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.

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PROGRAM

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.

TRANSPORTATION

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.

POSTER PARTY

A pre-march poster party is being hosted by The Riveter on Sunday, January 14 from 2pm to 6pm. Please register here.

MARCH PARTNERS

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.

DETAILS

Date:                   January 20, 2017

Start:                   Cal Anderson Park

Time:                   10am – 3pm

 

TO SIGN UP AND GET MORE INFORMATION:

Facebook

https://seattlewomensmarch2018.com/

Eventbrite

Twitter

 

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For interviews and additional information please contact:

Janinne Brunyee

marchwa2.0@gmail.com

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.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seattle Women’s March 2.0

First anniversary of the Seattle Women’s March to be commemorated by a march on January 20, 2018

Seattle, WA - January, 5, 2018 - To commemorate the first anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March, a collective of Seattle nonprofits is organizing a march on Saturday, January 20, 2018.

All are welcome to join the march, which starts at Cal Anderson Park at 10am. The event is intended to engage and empower all people to support women's rights, racial equity, human rights, civil rights, disability rights, LGBTQIA rights, workers’ rights, immigrant rights, reproductive rights, Indigenous people's rights and social and environmental justice.

Huddles that formed last year are encouraged to attend together. Seattleites are excited to join millions of Americans across the country who will also be marching on the 20th.

Speakers will address the gathering at the beginning and end of the march.

Participants are encouraged to plan travel using public transportation as attendance is expected to be high.

DETAILS

Date:                   January 20, 2017

Start:                   Cal Anderson Park

Time:                   10am – 3pm

 

TO SIGN UP AND GET MORE INFORMATION:

Facebook

https://seattlewomensmarch2018.com/

Eventbrite

Twitter

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For interviews and additional information please contact:

Janinne Brunyee

marchwa2.0@gmail.com

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.