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#WhyWeMarch; Calling All OBR & V-Day Activists - March/RISE with Eve & Kim Crenshaw in DC


One Billion Rising & V-Day RISING at the Women's March

On 21 January, One Billion Rising & V-Day activists will march in Washington, D.C. - and in cities across the United States and the world - joining the growing coalition of individuals, organizations, and grassroots groups at the Women's March:

IN DC: We are excited to March and RISE together along with Eve Ensler, V-Day Board Member/Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum Kimberlé Crenshaw and hundreds of V-Day, One Billion Rising, & African American Policy Forum activists at the March!

If you are marching in D.C., we will be gathering at Garfield Park, at the intersection of 3rd and G Street SE before the march, so that we can proceed as group.

Please plan to assemble at Garfield Park between 8:30 and 9:30 AM on January 21. Please note, we are not the only groups meeting at this designated spot, so be sure to look for our signs and banners.

If you haven't already, sign up on our Eventbrite page so that we can easily communicate more details and information as we approach the day of.

Activists are RISING and MARCHING on 21 January in multiple cities across the US and around the world including Santa Fe, London, Copenhagen and more - as well as holding protests on Inauguration day, 20 January.

We Rise, Resist and Refuse a Trump Presidency. We will never normalize him, his cabinet, his rape culture or his violences.

We are RISING Against Racist Patriarchy.

We are RISING in SOLIDARITY with Survivors, with Women Workers and for Mother Earth.

We March under a banner of deep global Solidarity, recognizing that US FOREIGN POLICIES deeply impacts women across the world.

We March for our rights to our bodies, our reproductive rights, & healthcare.

We March in Solidarity with Muslims, Mexicans, immigrants, refugees, Black women, men & children, LGBTQGNC, people of all abilities, and all those Trump has targeted with his rhetoric and hatred.

We March to demand that our offices, streets, schools, homes be safe spaces where violators, harassers, predators and rapists are denounced and stripped of power.

We March to demand accountability for the violent actions and words of world leaders.

We March against resource extraction and the destruction of the climate.

We March TO END American Imperial Aggression for women worldwide.

We March for an end to racism and xenophobia and to demand freedom of religion.
NO Registries based on religion!

We are RISING:
Against Racist Patriarchy
Against Rape Culture
Against the Exploitation of Women
Against Neo Fascism
Against Neo-Liberalism & Global Imperialism
Against Destructive Capitalism & Corporate Profiteering
Against War Mongering

We are RISING because it is necessary to resist, to disrupt, to incite and mobilize, to arouse, awaken and inspire the artistic revolution needed to keep building a new world a world of equality, freedom, peace and dignity.