Chicago International Women's Day Rally 2017

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International Women’s Day has historically been a day of protest and action by working women all over the world. Join us on March 8th for an indoor rally to celebrate all those who have been leading the fight for women's rights and to play a part in building an all-inclusive women's rights movement!

This event is organized by and for all women who have been marginalized and silenced, including working women, women of color, Native women, disabled women, immigrant women, Muslim women, lesbian, queer and trans women, and for all those who wish to fight against the oppression of women.

SPEAKERS AND PERFORMERS WILL INCLUDE: Christel Williams of the CTU, Adriana Alvarez of the Fight for $15, Liz Radford Co-Chair of the Women's March on Chicago, Marines Martinez teacher at Aspira Charter School CHI-ACTS 4343, Alyx Goodwin of Black Youth Project, Nerissa Allegretti of Gabriella USA, Deborah Cosey-Lane of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 241, Faith Arnold of SEIU Childcare Campaign, Marion Murphy of AFSCME, Charolette Heltai of UofC Resists and the ISO, Katie Thiede of Planned Parenthood, Danlene Watts of CAARPR, Rasmea Odeh of the Arab American Action Network, Nancy Serrano teacher-activist against deportations, Hoda Katebi of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and Lesley Williams of TZEDEK speaking on uniting against hate crimes, Opal Staples and the Lights of Zion performing

Join us for an evening of politics and culture! 

***Parking will be extremely limited, we encourage the use of public transportation.***

WHEN
March 08, 2017 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
1901 W Carroll Ave, Chicago
1901 W Carroll Ave
Chicago, IL 60612-2401
United States
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  • commented 2017-03-08 15:04:17 -0500
    I think "What the heck is the band “The Lights of Zion” doing playing for the womens’ march?". I also think when will CODEPINK actually have an effect on the world? What has CODEPINK done for women so far with all the publicity it has garnered and after all these years? This march is a dud, we need conferences to discuss solutions, we need vision and a plan of action or guidestones. Not this useless herding of people. It’s a waste of time, a gloss over, it’s just window dressing. And it is disappointing that women fall for it again and again. Yes we have power but what is our vision? We don’t have one. Shouldn’t we at least be working on having a vision? Otherwise it’s going to be the male vision again that is forced on our children.
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