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#StillResisting Weekend – Women’s Solidarity March – WNY

January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

March in downtown Buffalo; Part of WNY #StillResisting Weekend – #wepersist; #PowertothePolls; #womensmarch2018 – on the one year anniversary of the record-breaking Women’s March!! Starting at Buffalo City Hall Steps, we’ll walk (& keep moving) to spots relating to current campaigns such as the Convention for the Elimination of all Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); Voter Registration; Better Policing; the Poor People’s Campaign; Resist Militarism; and much more. See our wonderful Speakers, Route and topics, and our stellar Co-sponsors below.

And don’t forget to check out http://wnypeace.org/wp/events/ for our Sat 1/20 #StillResisting bus (7am-6pm, from UBSo Park & Ride; $34) to Women’s March in Seneca Falls (WMinSF) the previous day; THERE ARE STILL 10 SEATS LEFT!! We’ll be at the Heart of the Women’s Mvmt during the 100-year anniv of women’s right to vote. Contact [email protected]s w/your name, email, phone#. Reservations & pymt needed in advance.

Come out in Solidarity with the Women’s March on the one year anniversary of the biggest worldwide protest in history!! #WePersist!! #PowertothePolls

Pre-March Pre-Luminaries:
2:00 Gnonyoh/Thanksgiving Address by Jill Yagwoneest Clause, Tuskarora
2:10 Women’s Resistance Revival Chorus, with Drea D’Nur and ensemble!

Route and – brief – stops (times approximate):
2:30 City Hall Steps.  re Gender Justice/ERA/healthcare/CEDAW (Conv for Elim of all Discrim Agnst Women); Education & Human Rights/DASA (Dignity for All Students Act)..via Delaware to
2:40 Erie Co Holding Center (Del btwn Eagle & Church) – re stop ECHC deaths, Bail Reform, HALT (re solitary), transparency and accountability, etc. via Church to Franklin, north to cross at Eagle, down Franklin to
2:50 Board of Electors, Rath Bldg (Franklin St) – #PowertothePolls re Voting/voter registration drive/Election reform/Women Running for Office …
3:00 Police Dept (Church & Franklin) – re Better Policing/True Security = Community policing, enhanced training, fixit tickets, LEAD; Civilian Police Review Board; stop marijuana arrests… west on Church to
3:10 Homeless Jesus (Church&[email protected] Paul’s Epis Cathedral) – re #PoorPeoplesCampaign (vs racism/militarism/materialism-poverty/environmental degradation) … up Main to
3:20:via Lafayette Park (- Women’s Ways~Peace Ways) ..west on Court St to
3:30 Robert Jackson Federal courthouse (Del&NiagSq, nw cnr) – #RuleofLaw: Resist Militarism; Support Dreamers; etc.

Our stellar Speakers will highlight related campaigns at each spot – very briefly. Si, se puede! They are – and will speak at the spots and generally on the subjects listed above –

Tanya Loughead, Chair of WNYPC Gender Justice
Karima Amin, Founder/Director of Prisoners Are People Too
Betty Jean Grant, former Co Legislator, Director of We Are Women Warriors
Cariol Holloman-Horne, community activist (former Buffalo Police Officer)
Kelly Ann Kowalski, Director of Food for All
Andrea Ó Súilleabháin, Ass’t Director of Partnership for the Public Good. 

We’re so grateful to Riverside Salem and the rest of our wonderful co-sponsors! – (and speakers! see below): Activists of Buffalo, Bee Social, Buffalo for Freedom, Buffalo AntiRacism Coalition Official; @Buffalo Parent-Teacher Organization (BPTO), Burning Books; Buffalo Democratic Socialists of America, Citizen Coalition for Wildlife and Environment, Food For All, Indigenous Women’s Initiatives, Interfaith Peace Network of WNY, Liberty Union Progressives, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, NYCLU Western Regional Office, Open Buffalo, Partnership for the Public Good,Pax Christi WNY (Pax Christi), Peacejam Buffalo, Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York Action Fund, Prisoners Are People Too, Inc., @Puerto Rican Committee for Community Justice, Rise Collaborative, Riverside Salem Environmental Cottage, Science Demands Action – Buffalo March for Science, Sierra Club Niagara Chapter, Sister District for Western New York, a NYPAN Chapter, StandUp WNY, Stronger Together WNY, Corp., Temple Beth Zion, UB School of Social Work, Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo, Veterans For Peace VFP 128, WAVE (Women Against Violence Everywhere), We Are Women Warriors, @WNY Coalition of Peace-Justice-Nonviolence Advocates (Peace, Justice & Nonviolence Festival and Walk 2017). Currently 35 and counting ….

We’ll have Truth and Love to keep us warm (plus we’ll keep moving!) See you there! We Shall Overcome!

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Date:
January 21, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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