Join us on January 18, 2020 as we #MarchForOurHumanRights in Sacramento and around the world, as we show up to #BeCounted, and to demonstrate #WomenRising! Allied in spirit with Women’s March Global, we march for compassion, allyship, respect, and equity.
Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Time: Meet at Southside Park at 10AM for a Women’s Civil Rights rally. We leave Southside Park at 11AM, and rally at the South Side of the State Capitol Building from 11:30AM - 1PM.
Contingents: Coordinate, register your organization to be listed, and plan to meetup at Southside Park by 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 11AM. We’ll assemble on the T Street side of Southside Park. From T Street, we will march eastbound on T Street, turning left, northbound on 11th Street to arrive at the CA State Capitol-South. Route length is approximately one mile. A shuttle will be available for marchers with disabilities.
Rally: Speakers, music, and live performances begin at 10AM at Southside Park and at 11:30AM on the South side of the CA State Capitol Building. Food trucks will begin to serve marchers at Southside Park around 10AM, and at the State Capitol at 11AM. A shuttle for marchers with disabilities will be available.
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 seating for marchers with disabilities near a first aid tent. The sign language interpreters will be in the livestream shot at all times. More accessibility 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.