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Women’s March: This Year It’s a Full Weekend Festival

                    

Get the dates on your calendar! January 17-19.

The Women March in Seneca Falls, the January rally in Seneca Falls in support of equal rights has become an annual event that draws hundreds of people—men as well as women—from the region, and this month in its fourth year the event will bloom into a full weekend of festivities.

The festival opens Friday, January 17, 2:00 p.m. at the New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center with a Feminist Marketplace held at both the center and the Auburn  Public Theater. At 5:30 p.m. the official opening ceremony and gathering reception at the Heritage Center will be led by Diane Shenandoah, Haudenosaunee Faith Keeper. Later that evening, Holly Near will perform.

On Saturday, January 18, the fourth annual rally and march in Seneca Falls convening at Trinity Park for a ceremony led by Coline Jenkins, the great-great granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 

Sunday’s events will take place at the First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls and will include the unveiling of a statue of the 1920s activist Alice Paul and a “An Epic Conversation with Activists,” a panel presentation and participant discussion.

Further details on the weekend’s events, how to attend, and who to contact are available at the festival’s website:www.womenmarchsenecafalls.com

Join the Seneca Falls Democratic Committee on Saturday January 18 for the 4th Annual Rally and March beginning at Trinity Park in Seneca Falls at 12:30 pm. We’ll be marching  under the banner “Seneca County Democrats.

The Women March in Seneca Falls is a non-partisan, grassroots group working to end systematic racism and sexism; and seeks gender parity in elected office; environmental justice and equal pay; an end to violence against women; support for LGBTQIA, immigrant and disability rights; passing the proposed ERA; and advocating for reproductive rights and self-sovereignty for all women.

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