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women’s marches organizers hope to keep building momentum


thousands of people poured into a football stadium in las vegas on sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that participants hope will continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.






weekend of women's marches promises continued momentum


thousands of people poured into a football stadium in las vegas on sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that promised to continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment. "this is a birthday party...






women's march organizers call for 'a day without a woman'


organizers of january's women's march have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on american society. "a day without a woman" on wednesday is the first major action by organizers since the nationwide marches held the day...






women’s march organizers call for ‘a day without a woman’


philadelphia (ap) — organizers of january’s women’s march have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on american society. “a day without a woman” on wednesday is the first major action by organizers since the nationwide marches held the day […]






bay area marks “a day without a woman,” with rallies, business closures and lots


building on the momentum from the historic women’s marches that drew more than 1 million americans to the streets on the day after president donald trump’s inauguration, participants called for equal pay, reproductive freedom, immigrant rights and an end to gender discrimination.






“a day without a woman” protest faces backlash


the organizers of the massive post-inauguration womens' marches have called on female workers to stay home from work on wednesday, raising concerns among some supporters of the burgeoning feminist movement that the burden of the protest will fall too heavily on the poor.






women go on strike in u.s. to show their economic clout


some american women stayed home from work, joined rallies or wore red to demonstrate their economic clout wednesday as part of a multitude of international women's day events held around the globe.the day without a woman protest in the u.s. was put together by organizers of the vast women's marches...






women’s march 2.0: how fiery emotions became fuel for activism


thousands of women converged for marches in denver and elsewhere last jan. 21. so what? turns out a lot of "what" has emerged from the historic marches, which led to more women getting engaged in politics -- and sticking with it.






photos: day 2 of women’s marches around the world


women's marches continued this weekend throughout the u.s. and abroad, including las vegas, chicago, london, paris and berlin.






women to stay off the job wednesday across us to protest trump presidency


women in the united states plan to use international women’s day on wednesday to stay off the job and stage demonstrations across the country in an effort to seize on the momentum built from the massive marches held a day after president donald trump’s inauguration. on “a day witho...






sondheim an honoree, trump a target at annual pen gala


stephen sondheim, whose fellow honorees at tuesday night's gala for pen america included an imprisoned ukrainian filmmaker and the organizers of the women's marches in january, was in a humble mood.






women's marches against trump receive award from pen


the worldwide women's marches that millions attended the day after president donald trump's inauguration are being honored at this year's pen literary gala.






lgbt activists protest restore hope network conference, ex-homosexual ministry


the restored hope network conference was under way at city view church in san diego. according to rhn, “as many as 1,000 protesters are mobilizing, handing out posters and signs at gay bars, pride marches, and have pledged to protest” outside one of the hotels used by the 400 attendees tonight. “they [restored hope] are […]






women’s marches in the bay area: live updates


reporters tweet from the jan. 20 women's marches in the bay area, including san francisco, san jose and oakland. 






blackhawks hope momentum will continue after 6-day break


the blackhawks took a little something with them on their nhl-mandated break in the schedule: a five-game winning streak. they will have to wait until saturday to determine if the momentum they gained from coming out on top in the final five games of a six-game trip will still be there when they...






from restrained to radical to raucous: a history of pride celebrations in the u.


"these marches don't bear any resemblance at all to the radical politics of the early marches, but certainly at times of crisis the marches have become more militant again and politicized again," chauncey said.






a moment for moderates: senators hope deal builds goodwill


centrists in the senate are celebrating their work to reopen the government after a three-day shutdown. they hope to build on their momentum to address a host of issues beyond immigration, including health care and disaster relief.






women's march organizers proposing 'a day without a woman'


organizers of january's women's march are calling for women to take the day off wednesday and encouraged not to spend money to highlight women's role in society.






organizers lament cancellation of timbuktu festival


the last-minute cancellation of a well-known festival in timbuktu that had drawn thousands of foreigners to the remote mali city marks a missed opportunity to bring hope to a former tourist hub struggling to recover after years of extremist threats, organizers said.






rutgers seeking signs, memorabilia from women’s marches


new brunswick, n.j. (ap) — people who took part in the women’s marches staged in new jersey are being asked to donate their signs, posters and memorabilia to rutgers university. the school’s library is seeking materials from the tens of thousands of people who took part in marches staged saturday in morristown and several other […]






a national women's history museum ... under trump?


it's possible the presidency that inspired worldwide women's marches and an international women's strike will also usher in the building of a national women's history museum in the nation's capital. after two decades of research and advocacy, a bipartisan commission delivered a report to congress...






women's march organizers call for 'a day without a woman'


organizers of january's women's march are calling for women to take the day off and encouraging them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on american society.






women's march organizers call for 'a day without a woman'


organizers of january's women's march have called for women to take the day off and encouraged them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on american society.






organizers plan for 500,000 attendees at march for our lives rally in washington


the march will be march 24, although a location hasn't been determined, with sister marches in other major cities






women's march organizers proposing 'a day without a woman'


organizers of the january women's march are calling for women to take the day off and encouraging them not to spend money wednesday to show their economic strength and impact on american society.






women's march organizers plan another chicago rally for 2018


organizers of the women’s march on chicago — which unexpectedly drew a crowd of about a quarter-million in january — announced plans wednesday to host a similar demonstration in early 2018. the event, dubbed “march to the polls,” will be held downtown on jan. 20, organizers said wednesday. the...






organizers raise money for community skating rink


burlington, vt. (ap) — community organizers in burlington are raising money to maintain a free skating rink in the city. mychamplainvalley.com reports the calahan park skating rink opened earlier this month. organizers hope they can raise $1,600 to install a plastic liner and purchase other supplies. parents say the calahan park skating rink is a […]






next, women’s march organizers want ladies to go on strike


women's march organizers are planning to mobilize their newfound base to support leftist organizations, including labor unions.






bay area women’s marches: where, when and other logistics


what to know about the 2018 women's marches in the bay area.






arlington heights candidate drops out after facebook post about women's marches


an arlington heights dentist whose facebook post about the recent women's marches sparked outrage among some residents has withdrawn his bid for village trustee, officials said. it's estimated that millions marched on jan. 21 in chicago, washington, d.c., new york and los angeles, among other locations,...






women's march organizers plan 'a day without women.' it's happened before.


in a tweet heard round the world monday, organizers behind last month's m ive women's march on washington floated the idea for "a day without a woman" strike — date to be determined. what would that even look like? for some context, we can look to history. on oct. 24, 1975, an estimated 90 percent...






organizers lament cancellation of timbuktu festival


abidjan, ivory coast (ap) — the last-minute cancellation of a well-known festival in timbuktu that had drawn thousands of foreigners to the remote mali city marks a missed opportunity to bring hope to a former tourist hub struggling to recover after years of extremist threats, organizers said. the festival of the desert has not […]






immigrants plan may day rallies buoyed by trump opposition


immigrant groups and their allies have joined forces to carry out marches, rallies and protests in cities nationwide next week to mark may day, saying there's renewed momentum to fight back against trump administration policies.






the big3 league is off to hot start and organizers plan to keep up momentum


it was the type of question that launches a sports bar argument: if you could put together the best three-on-three basketball team in the world, who would you call? as it happened, it was posed to someone with expert insight. “man, i might try to get kg [kevin garnett], kobe,” said paul pierce,...






marches do matter, but what we do afterwards matters much more


don’t just organize marches and rallies. we need to stop expecting washington to solve our problems, and effect change ourselves.