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Women’s March 2020 Planning Mtg
December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
At the WNYPC/NRC, 1272 Delaware Ave, Buffalo 14209 (entrance & pkg round back behind bldg). Come out to help plan this major community event, working to help us #Unite.
We’ll share snacks (snack-luck) and ideas about focal points and ways to continue to #unite, especially here in the intersection, and re intersectionality.
The WM will be on January 19, 1:30-3pm, in Niagara Sq or City Hall Steps. That allows for people to attend the DC March on Saturday, 1/18, focused on Indigenous Women; and the MLK Celebration Program, Sunday 1/19, 6pm at Kleinhans Musical Hall, Symphony Circle, Buffalo.
Please check out the mission statements below, as well as last year’s cosponsors list. (And please let us know any changes – ie if you were a cosponsor last year and don’t want to be one this year, or the other way round).
This year, the Women’s March will be part of a Weekend of Action that includes the MLK Celebration Program at 7pm at Kleinhans. We are excited and honored to #Unite!
We’re having a meeting on Thursday, Dec 12, at the WNY Peace Center/NRC, 1272 Delaware Ave, Buffalo 14209; gathering 5:30pm for a snack-luck, and starting at 6pm to collaborate on the 2020 march.
Please let us know if you’re coming, and/or share ideas of points you think are essential for this year’s march. The National will be focused on Indigenous Women this year.
The Women’s March is an outgrowth of the work we, you, and the MLK Celebration organizers are all doing, all year along. This year more than ever, we need to keep the momentum going.
We appreciate you all so much, and of course we’ll keep working together!! Looking forward to our next ….
Peace, Thanks, Solidarity, and Love.
Last year’s cosponsors:
1199SEIU, WNY Area Labor Federation,AFL-CIO, Activists of Buffalo, Anonymous for the Voiceless WNY, Bee Social, Black Love Resisting in the Rust, Brothers Doing Better, Buffalo Association of Black Social Workers, @Buffalo State Center for Health and Social Research, Burning Books, Bury The Violence, Center for Inquiry WNY, CEJ Buffalo, Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, Citizen Action Of Western New York, Confident Girl Mentoring Program, Daughters of Creative Sound, The Buffalo Degenderettes El Buen Amigo & LACA Non-Profit, Food For All, Girls Inspire, Global Justice Ecology Project, Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York Inc., Hispanic Women’s League, Inclusive Theater of Western New York, Ismail & Company, Indigenous Women’s Initiatives, Interfaith Peace Network, Jewish Voice for Peace Buffalo/WNY, Just Resisting Buffalo- JR, League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara, Inc., Muslim Public Affairs Council, NAACP Buffalo Branch, Nekanesakt/ Buffalo Supports Standing Rock Water Protectors, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence WNY, Open Buffalo, @Organize for Action WNY, NYSUT SRPs, New York Civil Liberties Union – NYCLU, Peace Action – Canisius College, Peace Action New York State, Peacejam Buffalo, Poor People’s Campaign- WNY, Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Push Buffalo, Pretty As A Daisy Mentoring & Enrichment Program, Rahama, Riverside Salem Environmental Cottage, Science Demands Action – Buffalo March for Science, @Sierra Club Niagara Group, Sister District for Western New York, a NYPAN Chapter; StandUp WNY, Stopthe Violencecoalition, Stronger Together WNY, Corp. – Action Together Network, The Subversive Theatre Collective, Survivor Activists of Domestic Violence, UB Gender Institute, Ujima, Unite by Night, Veterans for Peace #128, We Are Women Warriors, WNY Coalition of Peace-Justice-Nonviolence Advocates, @Women against violence Everywhere (WAVE), We Exist Coalition- Buffalo NY, Wild Spirit Education, WNY Media Network, WNY Resistance Revival Chorus, WNY Women’s Foundation, (WNY Peace Center).
Many thanks to our 70 wonderful, compassionate, creative, and persistent cosponsors!
The Women’s March of Buffalo/WNY, opposed to all forms of oppression, seeks to increase equity and equality for women and all oppressed people by ensuring structural and systemic changes in our local government, local businesses and organizations, and within society at large in order to guarantee a women’s right to health, safety and freedom from violence. We seek this regardless of racial, economic, or citizenship status; and value the dignity and humanity of women of color, women with disabilities, and lgbt/queer and gender non-conforming people, and everyone’s equal place in the movement and in society.
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.)