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- Oct 9, 2017 - WMC Press Alert (topic: Announcement of 2018 March to the Polls)
- Sept 28, 2017 - WMC Press Alert Sept 28, 2017 (topic: HB40)
- Jan 19, 2017 - WMC Press Alert (topic: Women’s March 2017 Logistics Detail)
Press Highlights from 2017 March
- Click to watch Chicago Tribune video clip from Jan 21, 2017 – Highlights from Women’s March on Chicago
Below find an archive of media coverage leading up to the Women’s March on Chicago held January 21, 2017:
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…
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.