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2016-12-06 17:51:00Congratulations to Mary Kelli Palka on being named the first female editor of Times-Union!  
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Women’s March in Jacksonville @ Evergreen Cemetery
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, millions will gather in Washington D.C. and in hundreds of cities around the world. This is a local event for those that will be unable to travel to Washington D.C. – instead, we will march in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington here in Jacksonville.

We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families – recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.  The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us – women, immigrants of all statuses, those with diverse religious faiths particularly Muslim, people who identify as LGBTQIA, Native and Indigenous people, Black and Brown people, people with disabilities, the economically impoverished and survivors of sexual assault. We are confronted with the question of how to move forward in the face of national and international concern and fear. In the spirit of democracy and honoring the champions of human rights, dignity, and justice who have come before us, we join in diversity to show our presence in numbers is too great to ignore.  We call on all defenders of human rights to join us.

 

The Women’s March will send a bold message to our new administration on their first day in office, and to the world, that women’s rights are human rights. We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us.

 

This is an INCLUSIVE march, and EVERYONE who supports the march’s goals are welcome to join this peaceful gathering! We will gather at 10:00am on Saturday, January 21st at Evergreen Cemetery. Please RSVP to let us know you plan on attending – we hope to see you there!

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Irene BrittIndependent Board Director and Strategic Advisor
Ashley Tappan
Consultant-Pennsylvania, Insigniam
Ita EkpoudomFounder & CEO, Tigress Ventures
JeffriAnne WilderAssociate Professor of Sociology & Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations, UNF
Kelly WatsonNational Service Group Leader, KPMG

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