While all of the events listed here may not be official Women’s Marches, there are many local causes and gatherings we support! To have your event considered for this page, please submit details to [email protected]
See below for some upcoming events that the Women’s March Los Angeles Foundation encourages you to participate in:
Join Latinas Lead California for Politics & Pozole on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30 AM. We will be enjoying a conversation about Latina Leadership over Chef Neal Fraser’s critically acclaimed Pozole at Redbird, one of Los Angeles’ best restaurants. Tickets are $100. Learn more here: http://www.latinasleadca.org/pozole
The Feminist Majority is conducting rallies and fundraising walks in support of women’s equality, including the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The 1st Annual Los Angeles Rally and Walk for Equality will take place on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Pan Pacific Park.
Sign up for the Walk for Equality at: http://socalwalkforequality.feministmajority.org
To help sponsor the event go here: www.gofundme.com/walk-for-equality
WOMEN’S MARCH LA FOUNDATION (WMLAF) CANCELS MAY 13 MARCH TO JOIN & SUPPORT THE CALIFORNIA-BASED SEIU USWW SPONSORED
GENERAL STRIKE ON THE HISTORICALWORKERS DATE, MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017
IN LOS ANGELES.
After An Immensely Successful Women’s March – Los Angeles,
Organizers Announce Collaboration with May 1st SEIU General Strike.
LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 21, 2017 – Women’s March LA Foundation has elected to stand down from our pre-announced Mayday-Flip the House event in support of the May 1st, California-based SEIU USWW sponsored General Worker’s Strike. In awareness of the many wonderful marches now going forth and planned for the future, rather than add another, the Women’s March LA Foundation has decided to join and support the largest service union in the country, the SEIU’s call for a general worker’s strike on the historically important, May 1st.
The organizers of the nation’s largest Women’s March have created the Women’s March LA Foundation to continue the critical effort to highlight the struggles of marginalized communities and assaults on human rights and civil liberties therefore, the Foundation has chosen to support the MayDay General Strike
“We are often asked; ‘I marched, so what I can I do now? What is next?’ Please join us in support of the May 1st California-based SEIU USWW sponsored general worker’s strike as we become more active and involved to effect change” – Emiliana Guereca
May 1st has been historically recognized as International Worker’s Day since May 1, 1886 as 35,000 workers struck for an 8-hour workday. The California-based SEIU USWW comprised of the hard working men and women janitors, black security officers, baggage handlers, hospital staff, hotel workers, stadium and amusement park workers of are calling for a General Strike on Monday, May 1.
On Monday, May 1, 2017, along with 45,000 members of SEIU USWW, we will strike, because we are the ones who risk losing everything.
We Know Our Worth and We Shall Rise Up Together. Will You Join Us?
WHAT: May 1st, California-based SEIU USWW sponsored General Worker’s Strike Supported by
Women’s March LA Foundation
WHEN: Monday, May 1th, 2017
CONTACT: Cherry Hepburn, 818.783.4071, [email protected]
Ellen Crafts, 310.200.0124, [email protected]
Women’s March LA Foundation: The Women’s March LA Foundation is a 501c3 organization founded by the organizers of the Women’s March LA, the largest march in the nation. The foundation has the mission of continuing the important work of highlighting the struggles of marginalized communities and all attacks on human rights. The Women’s March LA Foundation strives to work in conjunction with organizations and groups that stand for civil liberties and rights for all to implement change, beginning at the community level. Through door to door interactions, social media campaigns, local gatherings and large scale events, we work to bring together the diverse groups within Los Angeles, creating a unifying voice for advocacy, justice, democracy, and the importance of human rights for all.