Women’s March on Florida -Gainesville Chapter going strong

by Women’s March on  Florida

The Women’s March on Florida, Gainesville Chapter is organizing for upcoming challenges to protect our civil liberties. During their first few months, they have created a sustainable grassroots organization with a foundation to support resistance efforts and to ensure that the voice of progressive Americans who care about our environment, civil rights and equality are heard.

WMFL is committed to supporting the causes you care about.  Join the 400 volunteers as they work collaboratively with the local government officials and other grassroots organizations. Get involved by coming to one of their events, email them at womensmarchflgnv@gmail.com, and participate and like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wmflgnv.

Upcoming Women’s March Gainesville Events

See our complete list of upcoming events at www.hearourvoicegnv.org/calendar

April 17 at 6:30: Economic Justice Action Group Meeting. Alachua County Labor Coalition, 901 NW 8th Ave., Suite A1

April 22 at 11: March for Science. March begins at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

April 27 at 6:30pm Action Group & Volunteers Leadership mtg. 

WMFL successes include:

Stopped repeal of ACA

Supporting bus riders for the upcoming People’s Climate change March on Washington DC

Created Action Groups to support progressive efforts in the areas of: criminal justice, economic justice, education, environmental protection, gun control, healthcare reform, immigration reform, LGBTQIA justice and reproductive rights.

Partnered with M.A.M.A.’s Club and other local organizations to sponsor the Loretta Ross Reproductive Justice events

Supported Equal Pay for Women through statewide rallies

Moved forward w/ statewide plan for Voter Restoration Petition

Provided expert hands-on training to volunteers in the areas of: outreach and public engagement, strategic plans, creating mission and vision statements, non-violent communications and effective public speaking

Helped publicize and staff Ted Yoho’s first local town hall event with Indivisible Chapter of Gainesville

Celebrated International Women’s Day and supported National Women’s Liberation’s Women’s Day strike D

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