Join us for the Women’s Equality March on Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm! We will celebrate the victories for equality that women have won and rededicate ourselves to eliminating all discrimination against women. This year’s theme is “Women’s Equality Now!”
Participants will gather at 9:30 am at the Durham County Register of Deeds Office on 414 E Main St and march to the American Tobacco Campus on Blackwell St. to enjoy a terrific rally, excellent speakers, performance artists, skits, live music bands, tabling, children’s activities and good food from local restaurants on campus.
In conjunction with this event, you’re also invited to attend a press conference August 24th at 10 am at CCB Plaza Downtown Durham and Women’s Empowerment meeting and training scheduled August 25th at the Mission Post on the American Tobacco campus at 6 pm. More information will be released soon.
“Women’s Equality Day” commemorates the certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting American women the right to vote in 1920. This occasion has been celebrated since 1973 by Presidential Proclamation after a bill introduced by Congresswoman Bella Abzug. The victory of “Women’s Equality Day” will be recognized at our march and rally on Saturday, August 26th, so join us then to mark this special occasion and take the opportunity to join forces to push forward on eliminating all discrimination against women.
Speakers from Black women’s Round table, Spirit House, NAACP, NARAL ProChoice, El Centro, MomsRising, Action NC, and more.
Entertainment by NuEpiphany and Walltown Children’s Theater.
Read about the 2015 Women’s Equality Day march and rally at “Women’s Equality Through Time” event on 8/28/15 drew hundreds!
Action NC, NC National Organization for Women (NC NOW), NARAL Pro-Choice NC, NC Women United, NC ERA, NC Women Matter, NC Women Advance, NC Black Women’s Roundtable, Durham County Women’s Commission, Working America and WomenNC