Saturday, January 20, NYC will raise our voices once again to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March and demand justice FOR ALL. We will stand in solidarity as partner organizations, activists, supporters, community leaders, and elected officials for the 2018 Women’s March on New York City and send a clear message to the Trump administration: We are stronger than your attempts to divide us!
Below are updates to support your participation:PLANNED PARENTHOOD GROUP DETAILSSaturday, January 20, 2018 Meet-up spot & rally location: Eleanor Roosevelt MemorialCorner of 72nd St and Riverside DrRally start time: 11amMarch start time: approximately 12:30pm*PLEASE NOTE* This is a different meet up location from the official NYC Women's March Alliance rally occurring at Columbus Circle
Getting to the Rally:72nd street will be open to cars, for those who plan to drive. For those taking public transportation, we recommend entering the rally via 79th street and walking south on Riverside Dr.
After the Rally:At the close of the rally, our contingent of more than 5,000 New Yorkers, 50 organizations, and dozens of elected officials, will march east on 72nd to join the NYC Women’s March Alliance on Central Park West.
Details for the DayLocation updates: You may join the Planned Parenthood contingent at any time during the Pre-March rally or the NYC Women’s March. You will find updates on our location at our Facebook event page and Twitter. Full march route: We will join the Women's March Alliance at 72nd & Central Park West. For further questions on the march, please visit the NYC Women’s March Alliance website. https://womensmarchalliance.org/2018wm-faq/ASL Accessibility: We will have an ASL interpreter at the Pre-March Rally as well as a designated area and staff person to the left of the stage. Permits: All necessary permits have been acquired to gather at the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial & march on 72nd st. Swag: We'll have Planned Parenthood signs, buttons, and stickers for marchers on a first-arrive/first-distributed basis at the pre-March rally.What to wear: Be sure to check the weather to help guide your attire for the day! In addition to wearing comfortable shoes and warm clothing, show off your love for Planned Parenthood and wear pink--hat, scarf, outerwear, etc!What to bring: Bring homemade signs (though note that signs on poles or plastic pipes are not allowed), water, and a light snack to keep you fueled for the rally and march!Security & safety: Please do not bring sharp items, items that could be interpreted as weapons, or anything that is illegal or could be confiscated by police. For your safety, please bring small bags or as few bags as possible. For additional March security info: https://womensmarchalliance.org/2018wm-faq/
Planned Parenthood organizers near you below! Please don't hesitate to email us directly if you have questions:Planned Parenthood of New York City, Stephanie.Demmons@ppnyc.orgPlanned Parenthood of Nassau County, Karla.Bradley@ppnc.orgPlanned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, Leila.Ensha@pphp.org Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley, Lindsay.Lennon@ppmhv.org