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October 2: Rally for Reproductive Rights


Washington, DC--Women's March at Freedom Plaza, 11 a.m.

Ahead of the Supreme Court reconvening on October 4, Women's March and more than 90 other organizations, including National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice, Planned Parenthood, SHERO Mississippi, Mississippi in Action, Access Reproductive Care-Southeast, The Frontline, Working Families Party, and SisterSong, are organizing a national call to mobilize and defend our reproductive rights. Updates at https://womensmarch.com/mobilize

 

Richmond, VA--Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia at Diversity Richmond, 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia March will begin at Diversity Richmond, 1407 Sherwood Ave. The theme is “Bans Off Our Bodies RVA.” Tabling begins at 10:30 a.m., food trucks at 11, speeches at 11:30 and the march begins at noon. There will be a heavy emphasis on voter registration and GOTV. Candidates from the Richmond area endorsed by NWPC-VA have been invited to attend. Speakers include Liza Mickens (Great-great granddaughter of Maggie Walker). More information, including the route of the march, can be found at https://www.weareplannedparenthoodaction.org/a/bans-our-bodies-rva-march .


Norton, VA--SWVA March for Reproductive Rights at Norton City Park, 10:00 a.m.

The SWVA March will gather at the park gazebo at 1033 Pine St NW at 10:00 for speakers, music and sign-making before we take to the street and march! Masks will be required to march. Join us! Click this link to sign up: https://act.womensmarch.com/event/join-oct-2-march/2222


Woodstock, VA--Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse, 12:00 p.m.

The Northern Shenandoah Valley Women’s March is marching in solidarity with the National Women’s March. Meet in the Las Trancas parking lot at noon to march down Main Street, then gather at the Old Courthouse where we will have a few speakers. Peaceful displays are encouraged. CDC guideline compliance is expected.

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