Nevada City, CA: The 4th Annual Women’s March is being held on Saturday, January 18th at 12 noon at Robinson Plaza, on Coyote Street at the base of Commercial Street in downtown Nevada City, CA. The march will coincide with hundreds of local marches across the United States, included Washington, DC.
The march is open to all people, and all are encouraged to bring drums, signs, and noise makers to celebrate the global march for women’s rights, climate action, and democratic and social justice.
Featured speakers include:
- Heidi Hall, Nevada County Supervisor
- Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN)
- Daniela Fernandez, Candidate for Nevada City Council
- Teresa Baker, Founder of Outdoor CEO Diversity Pledge and African American Nature & Parks Experience
- Hilary Hodge, Grass Valley City Council Member
- Shelly Covert, Executive Director of CHIRP and Tribal Spokesperson for the Nevada City Rancheria
- Performance by Maniko Dru Dadigan
- Emcee- Elisa Parker, Co-Founder of See Jane Do, Indivisible Women & Show Up For Her: 100 Leaders Change Hollywood
12pm: Gather at Robinson Plaza in downtown Nevada City at Coyote and the base of Commercial St. 12:30pm: Following the program we’ll head up Commercial St and loop around the town to the WSFF Eco Fair on York St. NOTE: Please stay on sidewalks.
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The first Women’s March in 2017 was the largest protest march in North American history. The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engage in their local communities through trainings, outreach programs and events. Women’s March is committed to dismantling systems of oppression through nonviolent resistance and building inclusive structures guided by self-determination, dignity and respect. Nevada City, CA is home to the creation of the 19th amendment, giving Women the right to vote. The march coincides with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the largest environmental film fest of its kind in the United States.