Women’s March in Walnut Creek January 21, 2017

1fullsizerender5Thousands of us gathered at Civic Park to promote women’s rights, human rights and decency.  The turn out far exceeded my expectations, similar to other marches held throughout the world.

2fullsizerender15Women and families poured into the park holding umbrellas and carrying signs expressing their freedom of speech.


1img_6273Many girls and young women marched with colorful and creative hand made signs.  Their enthusiasm and courage ensures a brighter future.

1img_6235There were multi-generations of women standing together for what they believed to be right.

Fathers showed up in support of their daughters.

2fullsizerenderThere was a diverse group with many positive messages.

3fullsizerender21fullsizerender4And voicing concerns for a variety of important issues.

1img_6272At noon we began to march, overflowing onto the downtown streets.  Walking amongst so many others with a similar vision was an emotional experience of solidarity and hope.





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