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March with us on October 17, 2020 as we #ALLRISE for RBG. Our women. Our gender non-conformers. Our Democracy. For our lives here in Sacramento and throughout the world. Let us #ALLRISE in solidarity to ring loud and clear once again from here and all around the world on October 17 - to send an unmistakable message of our fierce opposition to this Administration and their oppressive agenda.
We ESPECIALLY stand against their abject disrespect towards Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat still warm with her fire and tenacious spirit. Sacramento also mourns the painful injustice and the precious loss of the life of dear Breonna Taylor and all Black womxn who fell before and after her - we call for their justice. We RISE for freedom of reproductive choice. We RISE for family unification for immigrants, and we RISE for Trans access to healthcare. WE RISE AGAINST FORCED HYSTERECTOMIES.
Allied in spirit with Women’s March Global, we RISE for Compassion, Allyship, Respect, and Equity.
We RISE with Sacramento’s civil rights leaders, local activists, elected officials, women’s rights advocates, star performers, and super artists.
Together, WE RISE.
We invite you to RISE WITH US and join forces for Get Out The Vote (GOTV), Activism, and Action!
RISE WITH US.
We especially invite students and children to join us. We need the youth to RISE with us.
We observe social distancing measures to ensure COVID safety. Virtual Marching options will be available on #WomensMarchSac social media pages.
*Please check the disclaimer for rules per the Capitol and City required guidelines*
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Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2020
Location: Cesar Chavez Plaza
Schedule of Events
8:30AM- 9AM: Voting Resource Tables, Sign Making, and Live Stream Begins
9AM - 9:45AM: Women’s Social Justice Rally, “Solutions Only!”
9:45AM - 10:45AM: Marching Action with Absentee Ballots. Led by local community activists. Return to Cesar Chavez Plaza
10:45AM - 11:30AM: “All Rise!” Social Justice Rally and Ballot Action
Contingents: Coordinate, register your organization to be listed, and plan to meet at Cesar Chavez Plaza by 8:30AM for the voter resources, and to get a good “socially distant” group formation spot for the rally and march.
Please keep heavy traffic in mind. Rideshare (Uber, Lyft, Taxi) drop-off area to be announced.
March Route: Route length will be approximately one mile. The marching action will be hosted by EMPACT and local activist organizations on the ground. TBA
Rally: Speakers, music, and live performances begin at 9AM Cesar Chavez Plaza. A shuttle for marchers with disabilities will be available. “Virtual March” options will be available on #WomensMarchSac Social Media Accounts with more details to be announced.
Parking: We encourage marchers to carpool, take regional transit or the 42 Yolo Bus from Davis and Woodland, and to reserve parking. Organizers from Woodland and Davis - please email Jose at Yolo Bus about the route to plan large groups at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 530-402-2826. Special Parking passes for volunteers, will be announced via email. Blue Placard Disabled parking, bus parking, large carpools, and Ride-Share Drop Off (Uber, Lyft, Taxi) to be announced.
The Sacramento Police Department has let us know that parking regulations surrounding Cesar Chavez Plaza and the march route will be strictly enforced.
Accessibility: Additional Blue Placard Disabled parking locations to be announced. There will be a special lane marked with a Blue Placard for wheelchairs and a ramp that leads to seating for marchers with disabilities near a First Aid tent. The sign language interpreters will be in the livestream shot at all times. Masks are required at all times. Extra masks will be available in the First Aid and Information Tents. More accessibility information will be posted soon.
Although registration is not required to attend the event, we’re asking for participants to register on www.womensmarchsac.com/info so we can have an accurate count to plan for proper accommodations.
Disclaimer: Please keep 6 feet of social distance from any person who is not in your household and wear a face mask to cover your nose and mouth. Please limit sticks on signs or flags to 18 inches of wood from the bottom of the sign or flag. By choosing to attend this event, you are acknowledging the risks involved, and you are committing to participate nonviolently and in accordance with the law, and to work to de-escalate confrontations with counter protesters or others.
You agree (i) not to engage in any act of violence or violation of any applicable law, (ii) to obey the orders of authorized event marshals and law enforcement authorities, (iii) that Women’s March Sacramento organizers and affiliate organizations will not be responsible for any injury or damage to your person or property resulting from or occurring in the course of your participating in the event; and you agree to release and forever hold harmless Women’s March Sacramento, affiliated organizations, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from liability for any such injury or damage.