Events

Women's Equality March

Sww_logo_format.pngJoin us in downtown Durham, NC for the Women’s Equality March on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 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 Through Time.” 

Participants will gather at 4:30 pm at the Old Durham County Courthouse and march to the Durham Central Park to enjoy a terrific rally including speakers, performance artists, skits, live music bands, tabling, children’s activities and good food! 

In conjunction with this event, you are also invited to attend a press conference scheduled earlier in the week on August 26, “Women’s Equality Day.” More information will be released on the press conference 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 Friday, August 28, 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.

GATHER: 4:30 pm to march to Rally Point
Old Durham County Courthouse
200 E. Main Street, Durham, NC

STEP-OFF: 5:15 pm

RALLY: 6:15 pm Durham Central Park
501 Foster Street, Durham, NC

MARCH ROUTE: March from the Old Durham County Courthouse at 200 E Main St., to Corcoran St., cross over to Foster St., to Durham Central Park at 501 Foster St.

You can also join the event and conversations about the event on Facebook!

For more information about the event, contact Gloria De Los Santos, Durham Director, ActionNC at gloria@actionnc.org919-794-8210 or Gailya Paliga, President NC National Organization for Women at gailya@nc.rr.com919-539-7702.

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August 28, 2015 at 4:30pm - 7:30pm
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Sarah Anthony Annette Roper Taylor Kim Moss Laura Wenzel Sherry MacQueen Jane Norton Jessica Nakell Burroughs Kana Cutchin Brenda Rogers Kimberly William Bell Eddie Davis Judith Montenegro Brenda Blue Caprice Hines Apryl Lewis Monique Jackson Rogelio Reyes Terry Johnson Kevin Rogers Jim Duffett Ronald Castro Stella Adams Emily Cox Michael De Los Santos Marena Groll NaShonda L. Cooke Tara Romano NaShonda Cooke Christian Cano Beth Dehghan alma hernandez Gloria De Los Santos

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Sarah Anthony
Annette Roper Taylor
Kim Moss
Laura Wenzel
Sherry MacQueen
Jane Norton
Jessica Nakell Burroughs
Kana Cutchin
Brenda Rogers
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William Bell
Eddie Davis
Judith Montenegro
Brenda Blue
Caprice Hines
Apryl Lewis
Monique Jackson
Rogelio Reyes
Terry Johnson
Kevin Rogers
Jim Duffett
Ronald Castro
Stella Adams
Emily Cox
Michael De Los Santos
Marena Groll
NaShonda L. Cooke
Tara Romano
NaShonda Cooke

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