Women's March Events

Women's March on Washington & Women's Minnesota March

Date & Time:

Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:

Washington, DC & St. Paul, MN  

 

The Luann Dummer Center for Women of UST is providing information and resources regarding WOMEN'S MARCH ON WASHINGTON and WOMEN'S MARCH MINNESOTA. These events are gender-inclusive and celebrate women's history, accomplishments, and future. We affirm our rights, our safety, our health, and our families, recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. 

UPDATES:

1) The Luann Dummer Center for Women is hiring a bus for UST community members to Women’s March Minnesota at the MN State Capitol on Saturday, January 21st. If interested, please email WOMENSCNTR@stthomas.edu with your contact information as soon as possible, but no later than Tuesday, January 17th.

2) There will be an "Inaugurating Justice for the Common Good" open mic event on Friday, January 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in 2nd floor ASC (Dorsey Way). Consider what you want to see inaugurated, and participate with spoken word, song, inspirational reading, or whatever you'd like to share. 

Join us for conversation, sign-making (for the next day's Women's March in Minnesota) and community-building. Everyone is welcome to attend.

You are invited to contribute your ideas for what we must inaugurate for the common good to a multi-media slideshow that will be presented at the event. What works of art, texts, or songs inspires you? Where do you find hope? What drives you to fight for social justice? Please share your submission with Heather Shirey (hmshirey@stthomas.edu) in the form of a PowerPoint slide (you are welcome to contribute more than one slide). Please make sure you provide full identifying information or attribution for all works of art, quotes, etc. Please send your materials by noon on Thursday, January 19th. Questions about the open mic? Contact Roxanne Prichard (jrprichard@stthomas.edu).

 

 

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.