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Announcing the Women's March on Philadelphia 2019 #weshallbeheard

#WESHALLBEHEARD


We are beyond excited to once again host and organize the 3rd Annual Women's March on Philadelphia on January 19th, 2019. Our theme this year is "We Shall be Heard"

We shall be heard in our neighborhoods as we organize for action against gun violence, racism, antisemitism and Islamophobia. We shall be heard in the workplace where we expect equal pay for equal work and say #timesup to sexual harassment and assault. We shall be heard by the politicians who represent us on women's reproductive rights including safe and legal abortion, low cost healthcare for all, free college tuition, lgbtq rights and anti-discrimination policies, a pathway to citizenship and immigration reform, protection for the right and the ability for all citizens to vote and climate change policy.

We hope that you will join us at 10am at Eakins Oval as we march down the Ben Franklin parkway to the Philadelphia Art Museum where we will rally with a list of amazing speakers that represent all that we are fighting for. 

We cannot do this without your help! Our organization is an all volunteer board who are dedicated to these causes and donate our time to the planning and execution of this amazing event. Donations are needed to pay for all of the various vendors for the event including sound, audio/visual, stage, tents, ADA seating, portable restrooms, lighting, etc...

Thank you for your support!

Deja, Amy, Salima, Laura, Nikki & Beth


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Disability and Accessibility Information

JOIN IN EVEN IF YOU  CAN'T PHYSICALLY ATTEND

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

The first Disability March was put together in December 2016-January 2017 by a small ad-hoc group of writers and organizers including Sonya Huber, Sarah Einstein, Andrea Scarpino, and other…

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…