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NATIONWIDE WOMEN’S MARCH TO HONOR RBG & PROTEST
October 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
WHAT: October Nationwide Women’s March in Durango
WHEN: Saturday, October 17th, 2020
TIME: 11 AM
WHERE: March on the sidewalks from the Train Station to Buckley Park
Gather 20- 30 minutes prior to 11 am on the sidewalks near the Train Station.
BACKGROUND: “As another presidential election nears and as the nation faces a deadly pandemic, historic racial justice protests and a contentious Supreme Court nomination process, the Women’s March organizers are hoping to, once again, channel grief and fear into action. But this time, they’re not waiting until January….
The goal, the Women’s March group says, is to ‘send an unmistakable message about the fierce opposition to Trump and his agenda, including his attempt to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat.’ …
Where there is need, Women’s March will be there…” – Washington Post
Rally Speakers include:
- CO Rep Barbara McLachlan
- Marsha Porter-Norton, candidate for LP County Commisioner
- Tracy Jones, Leader of Friday Night BLM vigils)
- Ben Waddell, Professor of Sociology FLC
- Beverly Ellis, LP County Democrats
- Emily Thompson – Speaker at Friday Night BLM vigils and part of SURG