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International Women’s Day of Action
March 8, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
After the January 21 Women’s March amassed 1.2 million people in Washington D.C. and 673 sister protests around the globe (in total almost 5 million people), organizers now call on women and allies to strike on March 8 – International Women’s Day. Dubbed “A Day Without Women,” in reference to the massive 2006 “A Day Without Immigrants” May Day marches, protests will occur across the world, including New York City.
The Graduate Center community, in coordination with the GC PSC Solidarity Committee, will honor this call by holding a rally for women’s work on the Graduate Center steps, and then joining the NYC afternoon march as a campus contingent. We welcome you all to take collective action with us on this historic date.
10:00am-12:00pm: Sign making in the GC cafeteria
12:30pm-1:30pm: Rally on the front steps of the Graduate Center (Please let us know if you would like to speak!)