HEAR OUR VOICE! Women’s March on Eureka on this Saturday at 1:00 p.m

The Women’s March on Eureka will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The rally and march will begin and end at 1st and C Streets in Eureka and proceed roundtrip through Old Town. Carpooling & arrival between 12-1 pm encouraged. (We are setting up between 10 am – 12 pm)

If you want to volunteer, please go to this link: http://tinyurl.com/WME-volunteer

Sign creating materials are available at the Labor Temple at 840 E. St. this week from 9 am – 12:45 and 2:15 – 4:30 pm. Look for the sign in the hall or ask Joel at the AFSCME office and help yourselves to create a beautiful message – positive, empowering, family-friendly.

We are seeking safety marshal volunteers that day. Please rsvp for training on ‘Nonviolent Direct Action Workshop’, to be held Jan. 18, 6-8 pm, Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, on their FB page, https://www.facebook.com/events/277614579321301/

& also email us at womensmarcheureka@gmail.com

Also seeking volunteers willing to drive your van to transport handicapped persons as part of the March (see volunteer form link).

AFSCME Local 1684, the largest union in Humboldt County representing more than 1,100 county employees, is sponsoring the event by providing financial support and outreach for participants. Their generosity and dedication to the cause of social justice and public engagement has provided the financial support to make this march happen.

The Women’s March on January 21st is a national movement people of all ages and genders who believe in human rights, civil liberties, diversity, and compassion for our shared humanity, including the main march in DC and sister marches across the world.

Mission: The goal of this day is for women to stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. This all-inclusive, non-partisan event allows us to send a bold message to our administration and to the world that women’s rights are human rights. We support the advocacy and resistance movements that reflect our multiple and intersecting identities. We call on all defenders of human rights to join us. HEAR OUR VOICE!

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Email: womensmarcheureka@gmail.com

Voice mail: (707) 440-9029

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One thought on “HEAR OUR VOICE! Women’s March on Eureka on this Saturday at 1:00 p.m

  1. so now the tally is in and seems to be a whooping 5000 Humbolters went to the streets to voice their concerns regarding the CON-DON. I wanted to ask a lot of people if the actually voted. That would be a telling number, but didn’t want to dampen the spirit of the day.

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