Inspired by and in concert with the Women’s March on Washington, the Women’s March on Phoenix was held on Saturday, January 21st, 2017, from 10 am to 2 pm in downtown Phoenix. The Women’s March on Phoenix was a march in solidarity with our sister-marchers across the country and the world; there were more than 170 Sister Marches in the US and abroad. The Phoenix march and rally began and ended on the Senate lawn at the Arizona State Capitol; the route was entirely wheelchair accessible. A rally with exciting and diverse speakers, performers, and music, as well as food trucks and tables representing social justice and advocacy organizations. The Women’s March on Phoenix were people of all gender, families of all kinds, and people with disabilities. Our very own Maricopa County Branch NAACP President, Dr. Ann Hart, was one of the speakers for this event and she made us proud.
This was the first of four forums schedule for the City of Phoenix in 2017.