Again this year DA will be participating in the Women's Marches this weekend in ROME, FLORENCE and MILAN
Rome: Saturday, January 20: 11 am - 1pm, Piazza dei Santi Apostoli
Democrats Abroad, together with American Expats for Positive Change and Women's March Rome, Italy and other US and Italian groups, is participating in the Women’s March Rome Anniversary, organized by individual American citizens in Italy.
Speakers will include: Asia Argento (actor, writer, director), Lella Paladino (president of D.i.Re), Dinsio Walo-Wright (activist from the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center) and -Loretta Bondi (managing board member of Casa Internazionale delle Donne, on behalf of Be Free)
Florence: Sunday, January 21: 2:30-5pm, Piazza San Lorenzo
You are invited to join Indivisible TUScany's 2nd annual Women's March, together with the U.S. groups We Are March On, Women’s March, #MeToo, and #PowerToThePolls that are organizing hundreds of demonstrations on January 20-21, dubbed #Weekend Of Women (WOW). See the facebook event here.
Milan: Sunday, January 21: 5-7pm, Piazza Scala
Join Democrats Abroad, The Women’s March Milan , Tucamingo and Resistance Events for the following program:
- Women’s March Milan core members will speak briefly
- A few pre-arranged speakers
- Open mic for those present
- Writing on big banners and posters about Why I March
- Live stream interviews for the Women’s March Global pagesOn Thursday, the President turned a bipartisan meeting on immigration into an opportunity to express his racist and derogatory views on countries with severe economic challenges and majority black populations. He did this on the anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010, just days before Martin Luther King Day and while thousands of DREAMERs fear for their futures.
If you are fed up with the news from the past several days, take action. Urge members of Congress to denounce the President's statements and to pass a clean DREAM Act NOW.
Find your Senators here.
Find your Representative here.
Here is a call script that you can use.
And remember that you can already request your absentee ballot now: www.votefromabroad.org.
IT'S TIME TO GET READY...Women’s March Rome 2018 will take place on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This year, we join together with the women of the #MeToo movement and take a stand. The time is now.
Women’s March Rome brings together people of all ages, colors, religions, genders, and sexual orientations to celebrate equality, diversity, and progress. On January 20th, we will stand up to the patriarchy and announce our collective vision that, by telling our stories and using our VOTE, we can create a world that supports and represents our intersecting identities, social justice, and the human rights issues that impact us all.
**First, we MARCH, then we VOTE!** #PowerToThePolls
JOIN US and SHARE! For more details see the DA Italy Rome page: https://www.democratsabroad.org/womensmarchrome_2018
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