2017 Women's March on Madison: Schedule, Speakers List and More
The Women's March on Madison, set for Saturday in Madison, Wis, is expected to be among the largest sister marches in the country.
MADISON, WI — Organizers say The Women's March on Madison, which will take place on Jan. 21, could result in being one of the biggest public demonstrations since the Act 10 marches of 2011.
The march in Madison, Wis. will coincide with The Women's March On Washington, D.C., and numerous Sister Marches across the U.S. Organizers say they have learned that approximately 14,000 people expect to attend, according to a Wisconsin State Journal report.
The report goes on to say that Madison law enforcement are expecting at least 10,000 people to attend, and are already alerting citizens that the march could have impact on local car travel.
According to organizers of the Women's March on Madison, here is the itinerary of events, including the schedule and list of speakers who will be in attendance delivering speeches
NOON: Meet on Library Mall (approx. 728 State St) at the end of State St. The march will continue to the Wisconsin State Capitol Building approximately 0.8 miles for a rally, which has been permitted through city officials. Event end time is around 3:00pm.
- State Sen. Lena Taylor https://www.facebook.com/SenLenaTaylor/
- Sagashus Levingston https://www.facebook.com/Infamous-Mothers-1216441731718338/
- Abigail Swetz - local school teacher and queer youth advocate
- Ald. Maurice Cheeks https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofMoCheeks/
- Grisel Tapia http://bravamagazine.com/women-to-watch-9/
- Darla Lannert https://www.facebook.com/LGBTOutReach/
- U.S. Rep Mark Pocan https://m.facebook.com/repmarkpocan
- Ali Muldrow - March leader
Parking, Shuttle Bus Travel, Expenses
For more information about the 2017 Women's March on Madison, visit their Facebook page for recommendations about parking, covering your expenses, shuttle bus availability and more.
Wisconsin Marches, Related Events
- Bayfield — Gwaaba'amaw - Women's March
- Eau Claire — Sister March
- Madison — Women's March
- Menomonie — Women's March
- Minocqua — Women's March of the Northwoods
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