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28th Annual San Antonio International Woman’s Day March & Rally
March 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
We Are The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For!! Somos A Quien Estábamos Esperando!! It’s the 28th Annual San Antonio International Woman’s Day March and Rally! Mujeres have been coming together in San Antonio to make this march happen for 28years…We are making history!
Join us as we celebrate another year organizing for International Woman’s Day with a citywide march to unite communities and uplift the voices of all women and girls. They are the voices of conscience, the roots of change and the leaders of local and global movements. For the love of community, we come together to envision and create a world where people are free from exploitation, oppression and violence.
March & Rally – Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
10:00am Gather @ Columbus Park
FREE PARKING: UTSA Downtown Campus does not require a permit in LOT D3, under 1-35 / 1-10 highway.
Performers and Speakers to be announced soon.
Bring your friends, family, co-workers, student groups, dogs, bikes, signs, megaphones, drums, noisemakers, and your VOICE! Help spread the word!
——- SA IWD Vision Statement ———
We, like women and girls all over the world, are the voices of conscience, the roots of change and the leaders of local and global movements. Out of love for our communities, we come together time and time again to envision and create a world in which all people are free from exploitation, oppression and violence.
As women and girls, we have learned the meaning of these injustices. Our work has gone unpaid. Our bodies have been bought and sold. Our desires have been demonized. Our voices have been silenced. And our efforts to come together have been violently repressed by institutions of power like governments, churches, banks, schools, prisons and other spaces in which we have been subjected to oppression.
We have come together to make positive social change and have been the targets of racist, classist, homophobic and sexist attacks. Despite this history of repression, we continue to stand together, unwavering on the issues that are of critical importance to our communities. We seek healthcare, environmental justice, housing, education and fair wages not just as women, but also as people of color, as youth and elders, as immigrants and indigenous people, as lesbian, bisexual, intersex, two-spirit, transgender and queer women, and as poor and working class people. We oppose all forms of violence. We advocate for reproductive choice. We call for an end to war, genocide and occupation.
We claim our own voices and come together to share them in public spaces. We march in solidarity with women and social justice movements around the world.