Are You Ready for the Women’s March On Washington?
Are you ready for the Women’s March On Washington?
Tomorrow, January 21, 2017, is the big day. Millions of women around the world will be protesting for equality, feminism, civil rights, social rights, diversity, fair treatment and inclusion. Many of us are protesting in local Sister Marches (find one near you here). Those of us in Washington will have the opportunity to listen to notable speakers such as feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem, civil rights activist Roslyn Brock, actress and activist Scarlett Johansson, editor at large for Elle magazine Melissa Harris-Perry, and CEO of MomsRising Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner in addition to the protest. If you can’t attend tomorrow, you can still join your fellow protesters in spirit and live stream from home on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube.
With less than 24 hours until the Marches, you’ve likely planned your transportation, your day, your to-bring list, and your outfit, but you might be missing something: your sign. Some of us struggle with what to write because we have so much we want to say. No matter what you choose to write on your sign, know that it only needs to strike a chord with one person in order for it to have an impact.
Here are the powerful words that are firing us up this year: