Empowerment

  • Ongoing

    Women’s Consciousness Raising 

    The personal is political. In other words, our collective personal experiences hold the key to driving political and cultural change. Women’s March Alliance hosts regular Consciousness Raising groups for women and those who identify as women to take their personal experiences and move them into the political realm.

    Check our calendar for events this month.

  • January

    Empowering Through Art

    As part of the Women’s March on NYC, marchers and those who were unable to march worked together to create a tile mural called Eyes of the World. Completed in 7 hours and totaling 75 square feet, this work of art is a symbol of New York’s dedication to seeing all human’s as equal.

    This wonderful work of art is being housed by the artist until the National Women’s History Museum opens.

  • May

    Building a Global Network

    The women’s march is a global movement. During a working lunch with the First Vice President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, and 5 grassroots nonprofits, we discussed the state of women’s rights across the globe.

  • May

    Building Local Networks

    We care about building alliances! Our team was honored to join a wide range of exciting grassroots organizations at the Queens Activist Fair to empower women to get engaged and make a difference in their communities.

  • April

    Equal Pay for Equal Work

    The US Census Bureau reported this year that women make an average of 21% less than men. Together with PowHer NYC we are promoting activities like Equal Pay Day to empower women to speak up and ask their employers to pay up.

  • March

    Fearless Girls

    Art is both open to interpretation and capable of inspiring millions. The Fearless Girl joined The Charging Bull on Wall Street for International Woman’s Day 2017 as a symbol of girl power. We advocated for her to remain in place to continue empowering women and young girls everywhere.

Education

  • October

    Advocacy 101 for Women in the Workplace

    1. Women’s rights in the workplace are constantly changing. Women’s March Alliance was honored to partner with A Better Balance to help women break down how federal, state, and local laws impact their professional lives and share tools on how they can become champions for advancing policies that help women balance work and family.

  • June

    Inter-Generational Workshop

    Our inter-generational workshop in partnership with SAGE focused on the Women’s Movement of the 1960-70’s. We worked cross generations to upgrade age old activism techniques with modern technology.

  • June

    Teaching Community Leadership 

    In service of our mission to advance the knowledge and tools needed to organize for social change, we were proud to help facilitate the Community Organizing Boot Camp in collaboration with the Center for Community Leadership at the JCRC of New York.

  • 50/50

    May

    50/50 Day of Equality

    Women’s March Alliance was proud to be one of 11,000 global participants for a day of film and discussions around becoming a more gender-balanced world.

     

Activism

  • October

    Shine A Light – Save A Life Rally

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

    Women’s March Alliance partnered with NOW and EndAbuse4Good to shine a light on the issue of domestic abuse and honor those who have been impacted.

  • July

    Marching for Healthcare

    Together we can – Together we did! We rallied, marched, died-in, protested and demanded that every American has access to affordable healthcare.

  • April/June

    Rallying Around Our Planet

    Women are disproportionately vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In addition to being a partner for the Peoples Climate March in Washing DC in April, hours after President Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris Accord in June, our team stepping out to say climate change is real and The Paris Climate Accord matters.

  • June

    Standing With Pride

    We march together. We stand together. We have PRIDE together! As a community, we celebrated Pride month and reaffirmed our diversity and solidarity.

  • June

    Supporting Religious Freedom

    Our team was honored to support the NYC Loves Muslims rally and stand up against the voices of hate. Now more than ever, we must all stand together!

  • April

    Demanding Government Transparency

    A truly free society is governed by a transparent body that shares information with its citizens. On April 15th, we joined the nation in a Tax March to remind our government that transparency is at the heart of a free society and we will not tolerate ambiguity.

  • April

    Speaking Up for Science

    Both the Women’s March on NYC and the NYC March for Science were part of global demonstrations organized by women. On April 22nd, we took to the streets to fight for public policy that is based on facts and promote the advancement of women in science.

  • February

    Sharing Our America

    “Nearly all Americans have ancestors who braved the oceans – liberty-loving risk takers in search of an ideal … Immigration is not just a link to America’s past; it’s also a bridge to America’s future.” – George W. Bush 

    Our team has and will continue to defend the rights of all humans, regardless of their birthplace.

  • February

    Standing Up for the 1st Amendment

    “A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.” – Albert Camus.

    Our team has and will continue to defend the right to free speech and free press.

  • January

    Women’s March on NYC

    In January 2017 and 2018, the Women’s March on NYC shut down 52 blocks of Midtown Manhattan with a army of women’s rights supporters. Not only was this one of the largest demonstrations in New York City history, it was one of the most peaceful. Not a single marcher engaged in civil disobedience.