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Young Women's March Rally, Jan. 19, Federal Plaza
2019-01-09

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CHICAGO - Young women, femmes, non-binary folks, and allies of all ages are coming together for a rally in Chicago to stand in solidarity with the 3rd annual Women's March on Washington on January 19, 2019! This rally is youth-organized and youth-led, but everyone young and old is invited to attend this event.

It is time for the next generation to raise their voices, and commit to dismantling systems of oppression through nonviolent resistance and building inclusive spaces for all. Following the Women's March Unity Principles, this includes all women—Black women, Indigenous women, poor women, immigrant women, disabled women, Jewish women, Muslim women, Latinx women, Asian and Pacific Islander women, lesbian, bi, queer and trans women.

The 2019 Women's Agenda priorities are issues important to youth leaders in Chicago:

- Ending Violence Against Women & Femmes

- Ending State Violence

- Reproductive Rights & Justice

- Racial Justice

- LGBTQIA+ Rights

- Immigrant Rights

- Economic Justice & Worker's Rights

- Civil Rights & Liberties

- Disability Rights

- Environmental Justice

This event is supported by Women's March Illinois, an affiliated chapter of Women's March Network. Additional sister marches are happening in New Lenox, IL, and Woodstock, IL.

WHO: Speakers will be youth organizers in Chicago. List of speakers to be provided before event.

WHEN: Saturday, January 19th 10:00AM-12:00PM CST

WHERE: Federal Plaza, Adams & Dearborn, Chicago, IL

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2275953855808706

—From a press release


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