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We Resist. We Persist. We Rise.


Introducing the theme for the Women's March on Philadelphia 2018: We Resist. We Persist. We Rise.



We Resist.
We stand against those in our country and society who seek to divide us and stifle the diversity that makes our nation great. We will no longer allow the rights and interests of women and those who identify as women in mind, body, or spirit to be disregarded.

We Persist.
One year after the largest demonstration in the history of the world, we continue to speak up and remind everyone: We will not be silenced! We will be there in the streets, in the halls of Congress, outside the White House. We will march, we will rally, and we will organize in our communities. We will call out those who try to intimidate us. We will jam the phone lines, we will write postcards, we will connect on social media with others of like mind. We will work to get out the vote and we will be there at the polls to see change happen. We will continue our fight!

We Rise.
For the second year, we come together in solidarity at the Women’s March on Philadelphia and at marches around the world to reiterate our message: We hold our elected officials accountable. We are fighting for women’s rights, especially in communities marginalized the most. We are creating our own space to have a voice in decisions that affect our everyday lives. We believe in our ability to create change because together we are powerful and this movement is strong. We are rising, fearless and unapologetic. We are running for the very offices held by those who have tried to keep us down. We are taking our seats at the table!


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If you want to participate, but cannot attend because of a chronic illness or disability there are 2 ways you can still participate ... (you can even do both if you like!)
Disability March

The Disability March is “an online movement that gives people with disabilities and chronic illnesses a way to actively participate in the event via the internet. 

The Disability March site includes prompts for interested participants to submit their names, photos and statements.” The info goes live on the website and is also visible on the Disability March’s twitter feed @DisabilityMarch, creating a virtual archive of participants.”
- source https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/disability-march-online-movement-womens-march-washington-disabled_us_58813a39e4b0e3a735680f3e

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Mobility Rentals Accessibility

MOBILITY RENTALS
at the Women’s March on Philadelphia


We’ve made arrangements with Marx Medical Equipment so that you can rent a wheelchair, scooter or other mobility device ahead of time and have it delivered to the March with a 15% discount.

The pick up area will be at Spring Garden and Pennsylvania Avenue close to the stage,ADA seating and drop off area.

Rentals at this point (after 2 pm Friday) are on a case by case basis, and Marx will not have chairs for rent at the March site due to low demand.
Call Marx at (215) 426-9242
Be sure to specify that you are attending the Women’s March on Philadelphia andgive your name, phone number, and email address so they can contact you for follow-up questions to fit you with your exact equipment needs.

Marx may also have a limited number of wheelchairs and scooters available for same-day rental, for those with last-minute needs, but that will be dependent on how many advance reservations they receive, so if you expect to need a rental, be sure to c…