DemDaily: New March Details, Route & Program!
January 19, 2017
As a Partner of the Women's March on Washington, we are happy to bring you the latest on the March route, speakers and details!
We march to send a message "that women's rights are human rights. We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us."
What: The Women's March on Washington
The WMW is a women-led movement bringing together people of all genders, ages, races, cultures, affiliations and backgrounds -- to stand together in solidarity on January 21st "for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families."
When: January 21st, Saturday
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm Program, March at 1:15pm
Where: Washington, DC
3rd Street & Independence Avenue, SW
(near the US Capitol and National Museum of the American Indian)
8:00am Activities start with images and video on display
9:00am Pre-rally w/ speakers, music & announcements
10:00am Official Rally Starts!Speakers, Performers and Celebs include Katy Perry, Cher, America Ferrera and Uzo Aduba, Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Angélique Kidjo, Mary Chapin Carpenter, The Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Toshi Reagon, Emily Wells, Questlove, Grimes, Neko Case, Rakim, Lila Downs. More to come!
1:00pm March participants meet at 3rd & Independence
1:15pm March Begins
Starting Point: Independence and 3rd Street, SW. Participants will march down Independence to 14th Street, then turn north up 14th Street to Constitution Avenue, NW. The march will continue down Constitution Ave to The Ellipse, in front of the White House, where it will conclude.
200,000+: March on Washington
340: Sister Marches in US Cities
30: Sister Marches Internationally
1 million globally marching
Social Media: WMW Facebook Live streaming the March.
WMW Twitter. Download the WMW App!
The DemList Calendar provides a list of alternative happenings and information on the march, protests, forums and cool events.
Submit Events: Submit your events in DC, or in the states, to promote and inform to the public!
Woman's National Democratic Club: Their events, trainings, and on-site resources for marchers.
Transportation ADA/Disability Access: Check-In & Parking: 4th Street, SW and Independence Avenue. WMW DC Access
Metro: Metro is expanding its hours for inaugural, Friday, January 20. From 4:00am to midnight with rush-hour service and peak fares from opening until 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22, Metrorail and Metrobus will operate a regular weekend schedule of 7:00am to midnight.
Car Parking & Road Closings: WTOP Transportation
Plane, Train or Metro: WMATA Trip Planner
Bus Information & Registration
Walking Routes: See Secret Service Map
DC Metropolitan Police: News Updates
Security for the March
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