More than protest: Richland Women's March about connections, networking
RICHLAND, Wash. —
Women in over 300 cities across the world gathered to celebrate the third ever women’s march.
Tri-Cities advocates gathered at Jon Dam Plaza in support of social and political issues they say they’d like to fix.
Speakers remembered their own, or shared-experiences with vulnerability, growth and personal-responsibility.
Dori Luzzo Gilmour told Action News she was marching in solidarity with asylum seekers at our nation’s southern border.
The Richland woman says she feels it’s her job as a Constitutionalist to call out what she says are illegal acts by the Trump administration.
Gilmour says today’s march is about more than simply being a woman.
“It's a life issue,” she explained. “We believe in life and respecting our Constitution. As Americans and as patriots we have to stand up for things. I stand up for other women seeking a better life for their children.”
After the march organizers hosted a resource fair.
They said they wanted the women to network and form local connections, eventually working together to improve the lives of women all over the Tri-Cities.
- For more information, visit the event on Facebook: Third Annual Women’s March Tri-Cities.