Last year on January 21st, the women's rights march took place all over the country and world. 70,000-100,000 thousand people flooded the streets of downtown Portland, and now, nearly a year later Oregon and Washington are planning events to commemorate a year since those marches took place.
Here are some events happening this weekend for you to attend
The MeToo March & SpeakOUT is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
The NXT LVL X She Shreds J20 RALLY + PARTY is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at 12 p.m. at PICA in Northeast Portland.The Indigenous Womxn's March: Honoring Red Fawn & Indigenous Womxn Warriors is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m.
The 8th grade Women's Rights Cohort will be meeting at the Starbucks near Pioneer Square to come together at the start of this rally. All folks are welcome to meet up and join with them in the marches!
Other Upcoming Events and Opportunities:
An Afternoon with Kathy Jetñil-Kijine Thursday, February 1 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Madison High School
Join us for an afternoon with Marshall Islands poet and activist
Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner who will share her poetry about the impact of climate change on Pacific Islanders and all of us.
~ Free + Open to the Public ~
Sponsored by the Portland Public Schools Climate Justice Committee and Co-sponsored by Portland Association of Teachers Social Justice and Community Outreach Committee & Rethinking Schools.