Media

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Media Info for day of 10.13.18:  Press can self identify at the press entrance at Monroe and Columbus for access to the press area.  No backstage access is planned.  No credentials being issued, please wear your own credentials if you have them.  Please be patient, we are a grassroots, ALL volunteer organization.

What: Women’s March Chicago: March to the Polls 2018

When: October 13, 2018, 9am to 1pm.

  • Voter Village of 50 booths active from 9-1;
  • First Time Voter area active from 9am-1pm
  • Main stage activities from 10-12:30
  • March steps off around 12:30 as rally concludes
  • Early Voting locations open from 9am-5pm – voters will be directed there from Federal Plaza as march ends.

Where: Downtown Chicago; Congress and Columbus.

  • Main entrance and Voter Village enter at Congress and Columbus. Accessibility and family entrance at Monroe and Columbus. Press entrance at Monroe and Columbus.
Press Releases
Press Highlights

Chicago Patch 9.25.18 ‘Baby Trump’ Balloon To Help March To The Polls Get Out The Float

Chicago Tribune 9.25.18 ‘Baby Trump’ balloon to float through Chicago for March to the Polls rally

WGN Channel 9 9.24.18 ‘Baby Trump’ balloon coming to Chicago’s March to the Polls rally

Timeout Chicago 9.24.18 A giant “Baby Trump” balloon will fly over Chicago in October

Northwest Herald 9.21.18 Photos: Fully Promoted in Crystal Lake prepares for Women’s March Chicago

Windy City Times 9.17.18 Women’s March Chicago announces event expansion

Indivisible Chicago Podcast 9.17.18 Sierra Club’s Renner Barsella / Carrie Kiley, Women’s March Chicago (at 39:50)

WBBM Channel 2 9.12.18 TV News Clip

WBEZ Radio 9.12.18 Radio News Clip

Politico 9.12.18 Mayor’s race MANEUVERING — SUMMERS’ next move — RA JOY’s next chapter

WBBM Radio 9.12.18 Getting Young People To Vote Will Be Focal Point Of Women’s March To The Polls Chicago

Chicago Tribune 9.12.18 Women’s March pushes for October rally, November election turnout

PolskiFM 8.13.18 Październikowa akcja “Marsz do urn wyborczych”

Women’s March Board President Jessica Scheller profiled in Center on Halsted Newsletter

Rebellious Magazine Second Chicago Women’s March to the Polls to be Held Oct. 13

Northern Public Radio Aug 13, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago Plans October ‘March To The Polls’

WGLT.org Aug 13, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago Plans October ‘March to the Polls’

NBC Chicago Aug 13, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago plans October March to the Polls

Herald & Review Aug 13, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago plans October ‘March to the Polls’

PolskieRadio 8.10.18 Kolejny Marsz Kobiet w Chicago 13 października

Chicago Tribune August 10, 2018 – Women’s March organizers announce October rally and march at Grant Park to encourage voting

WTTW Chicago Tonight August 8, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago Planning October March, Rally

Chicago Patch 8.8.18 Women’s March Chicago Plans Return To Grant Park

Lawndale News August 9, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago (WMC) Will Once Again Take Over

WGN TV August 7, 2018 Lawmakers Advocates Urge Governor to Approve Women and Girls Legislation

Chicago Tribune Jan 18, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago organizers: Be aware, be ready for anything, be open

Patch.com Jan 17, 2018 -Women’s March Chicago 2018: Speakers, Closed Streets, and Schedule

Chicago Tonight Jan 17, 2018 – Women’s March to the Polls: What you need to know

ABC Channel 7 Chicago Jan 16, 2017 – Saturday’s Women’s March seeks to energize women in politics

Chicago Sun Times Jan 16, 2018 – Women’s March focuses on electoral power, amplifying voices

Chicago Sun Times Jan 16, 2018 – Tom Steyer to speak at Chicago’s Women’s March this Saturday

NBC Channel 5 Chicago, Jan 16, 2018 – Amid #MeToo, Women’s March to Descend on Chicago Once Again

Chicago Tribune Jan 16, 2018 – What are Women Still Marching For?

Out Chicago Podcast, Jan 14, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago (1hr 10min mark)

WGN Radio, Jan 14, 2018 – The History of Political Buttons and the upcoming Women’s March Chicago’s March to the Polls

Romper.com, Jan 14, 2018 – List of 2018 Women’s March Speakers Seriously Impressive

Chicago Tribune, Jan 12, 2018 – Why We Need Another Women’s March

Chicago Tribune, Jan 11, 2018 – ‘Moment of Change’ – activists prepare for a second Women’s March 

Chicago Woman, Jan 2018 – Women’s March Chicago: March to the Polls Announcement

Curbed Chicago Jan 10, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago and What to Know

San Diego Free Press Jan 8, 2018 – Women’s March Movement – Featuring WMC Feminist Boutique 

CBS Channel 2 Chicago Jan 8, 2018 – Women’s March Chicago Organizers Expect Oprah’s Words to Boost Turnout

Indivisible Chicago Podcast Jan 7, 2018 – Women’s March Overview

WGN Radio Opening Bell Jan 3, 2018 – Women’s March at 4min 42sec

Chicago Tonight Dec 21, 2017 – Details for Women’s March to the Polls

CBS Channel 2 Chicago Dec 16, 2017 – Organizers Gearing Up For Women’s March Next Month

WGN Dec 12, 2017 – Response to Trump’s Tweet about Gillbrand

InsideHook Nov 8, 2017 – A Women’s Marcher’s Guide to Political Engagement

Chicago Tonight Oct 12, 2017 – March Announcement for 2018

Chicago Tribune Oct 11, 2017 – March Announcement for 2018

NBC Channel 5 Chicago Oct 11, 2017 Video Clip –  March Announcement for 2018 on 5pm News Segment 

DNAInfo Oct 11, 2017 – March Announcement for 2018

Chicagoist Oct 11, 2017 – March Announcement for 2018

Patch.com Oct 11, 2017 -March Announcement for 2018

Chicago Tribune video clip from Jan 21, 2017 – Highlights from Women’s March on Chicago

Go to 2017 March Media page for more press highlights from the 2017 Women’s March on Chicago.

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