What: Women’s March on Chicago
When: January 21, 2017
- 9:15 a.m. Live music
- 10 a.m. Speakers Rally
- 11:30 a.m. March step off
- 1 p.m. Event close
Where: Jackson between Columbus and Lake Shore Drive
Main media check-in tent location
Jackson near Lake Shore Drive. If you are entering from Jackson and Columbus, you may check in at the tent there and use the “access chute” to get from Columbus quickly to Lake Shore. This “chute” is open for people with accessibility needs, speakers, performers, media, and other VIPs.
Email Jessica at JESSICA.MEDIA@womens121marchonchicago.org to schedule an interview.
Rally Speaker and Performer Info
CHICAGO -- Millions are set to march nationwide the day after President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration with thousands expected to march through downtown Chicago. The group is calling for a preservation of women’s and human rights during the Trump Presidency. The march will begin around 9:15 a.m. at Jackson and Lake Shore Drive in Grant Park. …
The Women's March on Chicago held a press conference Jan. 17 at City Hall. More than a dozen supports, organizers and speakers for the march attended, with several giving passionate reasons why they are marching Jan. 21 in Chicago's Grant Park. Lead march organizers Liz Radford, Ann Scholhamer and Jessica Scheller introduced some of the…
Co-chairs of the Women's March on Chicago Ann Scholhamer and Liz Radford join You & Me to tell us all the details you need to know about Saturday's event.
Thousands are expected to attend the post-inauguration Women's March on Chicago, which aims to be the largest of its kind outside of D.C.
UPDATE: Chicago Police via Twitter announce Saturday that the 11:30 a.m. march to Federal Plaza is canceled due to the large number of rally participants, estimated by some to be 150,000. The rally will go on.
They weren't professional activists or organizers. But they knew this — there were a lot of people searching for a way to rebel against Donald Trump.