March on the CA State Capitol to #EndViolenceAgainstWomen in Sacramento and around the world with a #WomensWave of representation! We’re pleased to announce that we are now an official chapter of Women’s March Global.
Date: Saturday, January 19th, 2019
Time: The march leaves Southside Park at 10AM. We rally at the State Capitol Building from 10:30AM - 3PM.
Contingents: Coordinate, register your organization to be listed, and plan to meetup at Southside Park at least 45 minutes before we start marching at 10AM. Please keep heavy traffic in mind. Rideshare (Uber, Lyft, Taxi) drop-off area will be the lot under the W & X freeway overpass.
March Route: We leave Southside Park at 10AM. We’ll assemble on the T Street side of Southside Park. From T Street, we will march northbound on 8th Street, turning right, eastbound on Capitol Mall to arrive at the CA State Capitol. Route length is approximately one mile.
Rally: Speakers, music, and live performances begin at 10:30AM on the North, West, and South sides of the CA State Capitol Building. Food trucks will begin to serve marchers around 10AM.
Parking: We encourage marchers to take regional transit, to carpool and to reserve parking. 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) will be in the parking lot under the W & X Freeway. The Sacramento Police Department has let us know that parking for residents surrounding Southside Park will be strictly enforced.
Accessibility: Additional Blue Placard Disabled parking will be available in the lot under the W & X freeway. There will be a special lane marked with a Blue Placard for wheelchairs and a ramp on the South side of the Capitol that leads to the West Side of the Capitol near the stage, where there will be seating for marchers with disabilities near a first aid tent. The sign language interpreters will be in the livestream shot at all times. More information will be posted soon.
Although registration is not required to attend the event, we’re asking for participants to register so we can have an accurate count to plan for proper accommodations.
Disclaimer: 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.