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There are Women’s Marches happening all over the country (and the world) January 20th 2018!  Below is a list of the marches happening in the general Bay Area: San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek, Sonoma, Napa Valley, Pacifica, Santa Cruz & San Jose.  These marches promise to further unify, organize, and empower millions of women across our country and the world, as well as celebrate the one year anniversary of the first Women’s March the day after Trump’s inauguration back on January 21, 2017.

Some of the more prominent hashtags (and themes) you will find onsite and on social media linking up like-minded posts this year via twitter, instagram, & facebook are: #MeToo, #TimesUp, #resistance,  #resist, #WomensMarch, #pussyhats, #HearOurVote, #PowerToThePolls, #MarchIntoAction.

Women’s March San Francisco

via Women’s march Bay 

On January 20, 2018, Women’s March San Francisco will unite along with multiple other cities in California (and other states) to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. Rally at 12 PM- Civic Center and March at 2 PM

This rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support women’s rights, human rights, civil rights, disability rights, LGBTQIA rights, workers rights, immigrant rights, reproductive, social and environmental justice. Our feminism must be intersectional and we must continue to organize as such. We want to encourage participation in 2018 midterm elections #HearOurVote

Voter Registration
Voter Turnout
Organize Locally
Increasing women in office (especially women of color)
Electing progressive women and allies


Only 54 percent of women in California are registered to vote, which is in the bottom third of U.S. states) and of that group only 45 percent turned out to vote in the 2016 election.

The January 20, 2018 march in San Francisco will be one part of many worldwide weekend events honoring the movement that brought out 5 million marchers on January 21, 2017, in what is considered the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history.

With a focus on the importance of elections, “Hear Our Vote” is the theme for Women’s March California in 2018, and centers on five levels of action:

Saturday, January 20th at 11:30 AM.
Rally starts at 12PM at Civic Center Plaza and March at 2 PM down Market Street to the Embarcadero (1.7 miles )

More info here at

Register for event Here

Women’s March San Jose

via – Women’s march Bay

Join us as our community unites in support of human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all. On the anniversary of the historic 2017 Women’s March, we kick off a commitment to education, action and engagement leading up to the 2018 mid-term elections. #HearOurVote #PowerToThePolls #MarchIntoAction

The 2018 Women’s March will begin at 11:00 a.m. at San Jose City Hall. We’ll march approximately one mile down Santa Clara Street to Arena Green East (near the SAP Center) for a rally with speakers, music and food. This is planned as a peaceful, non-partisan and family-friendly event.

During the rally, visit our Call to Action Alley and talk with representatives from 40+ non-profit, community organizations to learn about their programs and services. Register to vote, and learn about more “March Into Action” events happening locally.

WHY DO I NEED TICKETS? Your registration on Eventbrite helps us to better plan for everyone’s safety and comfort. (The actual tickets are not required.)

FOR UPDATED INFO ON LOGISTICS FOR THE MARCH (accessibility, transportation, etc.) go to

HOW CAN I HELP? This is a 100% volunteer, grassroots event. Please donate to help us cover our costs and fund initiatives aligned with our mission.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM PST

San Jose City Hall
200 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Register Here

Women’s March Oakland

via –Womans March

Women’s March Oakland 2018 is a rally and march in partnership with the Bay Area chapter of youth organization March for Our Future. We are joining 22 other California chapters in hosting rallies on the anniversary of the historic Women’s March. Our anniversary event will focus on voter education and participation as well as uplifting tomorrow’s leaders, with the theme, “Hear Our Vote: March for Our Future.”

Women’s March Oakland 2018 is a nonpartisan, peaceful event that will give people from across the East Bay and beyond the opportunity to activate their communities, engage and support youth, and publicly proclaim that women’s rights are human rights and human rights are women’s rights in line with the Unity Principles.

Making Women’s Marches safe spaces for all kinds of people is critical to their success. We expect everyone taking part in Women’s March Oakland to respect the following agreements:

We will not use violence (physical or verbal) towards any person.
We will not destroy or damage property.
We will promote a tone of respect, honesty, transparency, and accountability in our actions.
We will not carry anything that can be construed as a weapon, nor possess (or consume) any alcohol or drugs.
We are nonpartisan, and will use Women’s March Oakland primarily to express our support for women’s rights and human rights in our communities and the country, rather than to criticize politicians or political parties.
We will all hold each other accountable to respecting these agreements.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Here is the schedule for the day:

10:00 a.m. – Rally at Lake Merritt Amphitheater
We’ll get fired up with amazing speakers and performers.

11:30 a.m. – March to Frank Ogawa Plaza
We’ll sing, chant and join women and their allies from across the East Bay and beyond.

12:00 p.m. – Take action at our Call to Action Alley
We’ll learn about organizations doing mighty work and shop at local and women-owned businesses.

The rally and march starting point will be at Lake Merritt Amphitheater. The march will proceed up 14th Street, ending at Frank Ogawa Plaza with our Call to Action Alley.

Accessibility information for the route: The route is 0.9 miles. It is uphill for the first couple of blocks to Oak Street. There is a slight uphill slope from Oak to Madison. There is a bad curb cut at 14th and Alice on the right, and another one at 14th and Franklin on the right.

Register here

Women’s March Walnut Creek


On Saturday, January 20, 2018, Women’s March of Contra Costa invites you to join us as we reaffirm our commitment to building a positive future and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. We want to engage and empower all people to support women’s rights, human rights, social and environmental justice and to encourage participation in 2018 midterm elections. We look forward to standing side by side in community and making our voices heard once again.

10:30 AM Arrival
11:00 AM Rally
11:30 AM March

Jan 20, 2018
at 10:30am – 1:00pm PST
Civic Park
1375 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, USA

Register Here

Santa Cruz Women’s March


“Santa Cruz Women’s March advocates for women’s rights and equality in our diverse community”

On January 20, 2018 Santa Cruz Women, along with other California cities, will lead the 1st anniversary march to celebrate all those who worked tirelessly during this past year of resistance. We march again to reaffirm our commitment to work together for Women’s rights, social justice, and to protect the rights of all our neighbors and friends.

The march titled ‘Be The Change’ will begin at Pacific Ave. and Water St. at 12pm, and will culminate in an activist fair at Louden Nelson Center featuring community heroes such as Planned Parenthood, ACLU, Diversity Center, and 30 other community groups. Art, music, speakers, food and fun will be staged during the event at Louden Nelson.

Santa Cruz Women’s March is proud to announce this year’s collaborators are Santa Cruz Indivisible, South County Indivisible and the Resource for Non-Violence Centre, who join the march as co-sponsors and partners in The Resistance.

More info

Women’s March Pacifica

– via Pacifica Resist

A year ago, our community joined millions of other communities around the world to standup against hate, misogyny, and fear and to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and love. A lot has happened in this last year and it is time to acknowledge how much we have accomplished and how much more we have yet to do.

The organizers are still working through details, our goal is to give our local community a venue to join others around the Bay Area. The Women’s March Bay Area’s mission with this year’s march is to “..reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. This rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support women’s rights, human rights, social and environmental justice, and to encourage participation in 2018 midterm elections.” We couldn’t agree more.


Sat, January 20, 2018
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PST

Pacifica State Beach
5000 Pacific Coast Highway
Pacifica, CA 94044



Women’s March Napa Valley

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On January 20, 2018, Women’s March Napa Valley will join a national movement to unify and empower those who stand for women’s rights, human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all. Women’s March Napa Valley 2018 will be non-partisan and peaceful and will give people the opportunity to stand in solidarity for the American values we represent

Saturday, January 20, 2018
First We March, Then We Vote. HEAR OUR VOICES!
Primero Marchamos, Luego Votamos. ¡ESCUCHA NUESTRAS VOCES!

10:00 – Gather near Napa City Hall on School St between 1st & 3rd Sts
10:30 – March to Napa Valley Expo
11:00 – Rally at Napa Valley Expo, 575 3rd St, with music, speakers and more!

Evento: 10:00 am a 1:00 pm
10:00 – Nos reuniremos cerca de Napa City Hall en School St., entre las calles de 1st y 3rd
10:30 – Marcharemos hacia Napa Expo
11:00 – Nos unimos en Napa Expo, 575 3rd St., ¡con música, bocinas, y más!

More info

h Women’s March Sonoma

via – facebook. event page

We are thrilled to announce this years Women’s March Sonoma Valley will take place Saturday, January 20th 2018.

In alignment with our fellow California cities, this year we strive to engage youth, uplift women leaders, advocate for gender equality, and stand up against voter suppression and for fair protection of all human rights.

Brought to you by a coalition of progressive individuals of Sonoma Valley.

All welcome. Join us. Be the change.

Saturday at 12 PM

Sonoma Plaza
453 1st St E, Sonoma, CA 95476

More Info


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