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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:19:00
Article by:
Sam Felsing
Women's march to our national capitol, Washington D.C. Photo via Google.
Those who are concerned about the current state of human rights, women’s rights, civil liberties and social justice in the United States are invited to participate in a series of women’s marches taking place across the country on Jan. 21. Although they’re called “Women’s Marches,” they are open to people of any sex or gender identity.
 
The marches will take place the day after President Trump’s inauguration, leading many to believe they’re a protest against him; however, the organizers of the events stress that they are nonpartisan celebrations. Marchers will “support and inspire each other and the nation to celebrate, honor and protect our diversity, freedom and human rights,” according to the website attached to the local marches, www.womensmarchbayarea.org.
  
Three Bay Area cities will host marches on January 21: Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco. The San Francisco march will begin at the Civic Center at 4 p.m. and is expected end at 9 p.m. To learn more, go to the website, www.womensmarchbayarea.org.  
 
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