Third Annual Women’s Rally Rescheduled!

  • RESCHEDULED TO 11 A.M. MARCH 9 OUTSIDE GATEWAY BUILDING, DOWNTOWN PEORIA
    For more information:
    Nancy Long nclong405@yahoo.com (309)868-9400
    Jean Sloan fortuunate@gmail.com (309) 678-8099
    The Third Annual Women’s Rally and March will take place beginning at 10:40 AM on
    Saturday, Jan. 19 outside at the Gateway Building in downtown Peoria, IL.
    The organizers of the march stated: “This is a local march, organized by a coalition of women
    and allies across the central Illinois region. We come to this event and this movement with an
    understanding of and an appreciation for the perspectives and experiences that have shaped us
    collectively as well as individually. Our movement is made richer by our differences of culture,
    race, ethnicity, religion, orientation, and more. As a grassroots effort, this day is a celebration of
    what unites us as women. On this day we stand in solidarity in our shared value for social
    justice.”
    The event will begin with music by Sarah Marie Dillard, followed at 11 AM with a welcome by
    Sherry Cannon, a song, “King of Anything” by Dillard, Mega Maroney, & Emilele.
    The keynote speaker with be Illinois Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-Peoria.).
    Other speakers will include:
    Chama St. Louis – Civil Rights/Poverty and Women
    Katie Jones/Moms Against Gun Violence – Safety
    Catalina Zavala – Immigration
    Nicole Livsey – LGBTQ Civil Rights
    Tracy Meints Fox – Environmental Issues
    Dr. Rhamat N’allah – Health Care
    Music, “Glory” by Ciara Parks and DeShawn Brown
    Sherry Cannon will present closing remarks.

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