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Power to the Polls: Anniversary of the Womxn's March on Seattle | Cal Anderson Park | Saturday, 20. January 2018

To mark the first anniversary of the Seattle Women’s march, the organizations currently planning separate marches on January 20 are coming together in unity to create one event in Seattle. The march will start at Cal Anderson Park at 10am. Programs featuring speakers from a broad range of organizations and communities will be run at the start and the end of the march.

The march organizers support The Woman Act on Seattle day of action to be hosted by Seattle Womxn Marching Forward on Sunday, January 21.
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On January 20th and 21st, 2018, come together with your friends, neighbors, children and allies to recommit to another year of resistance and support. Together we will pledge our allegiance to the collective liberation of ALL of our communities.

Last year, the Womxn's March on Seattle made history, bringing 175,000 loud and engaged people to the streets. Then, in November of the same year, we saw record low voter turnout in Washington State. Just 37% of eligible voters participated in the 2017 elections.

2018 is a pivotal year for midterm elections. We have the opportunity to support and elect record numbers of womxn and POC to our state and national governments. We must all get engaged and stay engaged. As the launch event for the 2018 collective Women's March agenda, we are proud to present POWER TO THE POLLS by the Women's March on Washington. In Seattle, March to the Polls will kickoff WOMXN ACT ON SEATTLE, the anniversary weekend from the Womxn's March on Seattle.

Womxn Act on Seattle will include a series of trainings, lectures, panels, film screenings, food drives and more at hubs around the city all day long. The March to the Polls is also the starting point for one of the state's largest single-day regional voter registration and mobilization effort in history, led by Seattle Indivisible and Indivisible Eastside in partnership with Seattle Womxn Marching Forward. The Womxn Act on Seattle/Indivisible voter registration effortwill target districts with low-registration numbers to engage impacted communities and harness our collective energy to elect candidates that reflect our values. Womxn Act on Seattle reflects our commitment to collaborate with community partners and organizations to elect more womxn and people of color to office.

Please join the Seattle Womxn Marching Forward Facebook group or go to seattlewomxnmarchingforward.org to stay up-to-date about the anniversary weekend programming! See you there!

If you want to volunteer for events on either day, let us know here docs.google.com/forms/d/13FjzdBf_qICqunKCqiY51AFs0xRYpSkaKE6Ujo91Nwc/edit

If you are an organization or business that wants attend or host events on either day, let us know here
docs.google.com/forms/d/1vznG0E6ywwnHFA77biu8o4iweMcmPrcFJAL-4oCSg-4/edit

Read the Women's March Unity Principles here: womensmarch.com/mission
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  • I'm still a little confused, so the two marches have combined, why isn't there one event page with all 3 involved parties names on it?
  • The national Women's March team is also kicking off Power to the Polls, focussing on electing progressive candidates in swing states. We will change this country if we all work toward electing progressive people in 2018!
  • ——-order by Dec30 to get by Jan19—— Buy a shirt or donate to our Go Fund Me Campaign to support payment for locations, speakers, sound, etc. It really isn't possible to make this all happen without your help! https://www.gofundme.com/womxn-act-seattle POWER TO THE POLLS shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-wm-power-shirt/ NO ONE IS SAFE UNTIL EVERYONE IS shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-no-one-is-safe-seattle-wm…/ HEAR OUR VOTE shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-wm-vote-shirt/ LOVE AND PROTECT shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-love-protect-shirt/ JUSTICE shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-womxns-march-justice-shirt/ WOMXN'S MARCH 2017 shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-womxns-march-2017-shirts/
  • We live in a city where it is clear to see our votes actually count. Maybe this next year in November we will vote in droves. I'd love us to start looking beyond the gender of the candidate and see who is really being supporting by their policies. Womyn could be biological women or those who identify as such or people who are simply nurturing to those who need it the most. Hoping this events' end goal is to serve the homeless, refugee, trans, sick, elderly, immigrant, low-income, prison, struggling and opressed population in our city and state. And realizing that that most likely will require a redistribution of resources and wealth. Womyn known for carrying the burden, let's share that burden together.
  • And to all of the power we will bring in 2018, cheers!
  • NEW SHIRT! --order by DEC 30 to get by Jan 20-- RACIAL JUSTICE IS GENDER JUSTICE IS HEALTH JUSTICE IS ECONOMIC JUSTICE Hosting a march costs too much money. Support today to make it happen! https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-womxns-march-justice-shirt/
  • - -After you march on J20, join us in J21, to learn new ways to protest and change this country- - On January 21st, We are thrilled to announce the first round of neighborhood hubs for Womxn Act on Seattle. These locations will host a variety of events, including anti-racism trainings, lectures, and panels. Several hubs will offer childcare so parents can attend events. If you would like to host an event at your business, or organize a hub, let us know in the comments below. We are looking for volunteers to manage individual hubs. If you're interested in volunteering, sign up here: docs.google.com/forms/d/13FjzdBf_qICqunKCqiY51AFs0xRYpSkaKE6Ujo91Nwc/edit
  • THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
  • - - - order by Dec30 to get by Jan20 - - -
  • Where is the starting location?
  • To mark the first anniversary of the Seattle Women’s march, the organizations currently planning separate marches on January 20 are collaborating to create one event in Seattle. The march will start at Cal Anderson Park at 10am and will include programs featuring speakers from a broad range of organizations and communities. The march organizers support The Womxn Act on Seattle day of action to be hosted by Seattle Womxn Marching Forward on Sunday, January 21.
  • OFFICIAL MARCH SHIRTS! - - - order by Dec30 to get by Jan20 - - - Buy a shirt or donate to our Go Fund Me Campaign to support payment for locations, speakers, sound, toilets, permits, insurance, etc. It really isn't possible to make this all happen without your help! https://www.gofundme.com/womxn-act-seattle POWER TO THE POLLS shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-wm-power-shirt/ NO ONE IS SAFE UNTIL EVERYONE IS shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-no-one-is-safe-seattle-wm-shirt/ HEAR OUR VOTE shirt https://www.bonfire.com/official-seattle-wm-vote-shirt/
  • Ready to go and be in support of women everywhere.
  • What's the difference between this march and the other one?
  • I stand ready to support your planning and organizing for Seattle Womxn Marching Forward January 20th March for truth, justice, equity, and the end of privilege in America.
  • Jorden Heidal
  • https://www.themaven.net/rinkusen/politics/how-to-do-intersectionality-VMDT82Ef0kKj0pMsNo-ulQ?full=1
  • Are there two marches. One in Westlake one in Cal anderson
  • Is this affiliated or no? https://m.facebook.com/events/2060643887505131/?ti=cl
  • We're looking for planning volunteers as well as day-of volunteers. Please sign up at the link below.