Today is the Women’s March on Washington for 2017 and there are sister marches happening all over the country in support of the event. New York City will also be holding a march and the official Facebook event page for it states that, “New York City will proudly join the international community to march in support of equality and promote civil rights for every human. This historic and peaceful event is open to the public and we warmly welcome ALL to participate.”
Get all the details on when the event begins, the route, speakers and more below.
DATE: January 21, 2017
10:30 a.m. ET – Facebook Live March Salute in unison with Women’s March in London.
10:45 – 11:55 a.m. ET – Speakers & Rally at Dag Hammarskjold.
11:55 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET – Marchers leave Dag Hammarskjold.
11:55 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. ET – Guest speakers, music and activities continue.
OFFICIAL START TIMES: The official website lists the following as the organized start times for all the participants –
Group 1 – 11:55 GROUPS – Lead Organizer A-F, Broadway Strong, and Eleanor’s Legacy.
Group 2 – 12:30 GROUPS – Lead Organizer last name: G-P
Group 3 – 12:45 GROUPS – Lead Organizer last name: Q-Z
Group 4 – 1:00 MARCHERS last name: A-B
Group 5 – 1:15 MARCHERS last name: C-F
Group 6 – 1:30 MARCHERS last name: G-I
Group 7 – 1:45 MARCHERS last name: J
Group 8 – 2:00 MARCHERS last name: K-L and Lady Parts Justice League.
Group 9 – 2:15 MARCHERS last name: M
Group 10 – 2:30 MARCHERS last name: N-Q
Group 11 – 2:45 MARCHERS last name: R
Group 12 – 3:00 MARCHERS last name: S
Group 13 – 3:15 MARCHERS last name: T-V
Group 14 – 3:30 MARCHERS last name: W-Z
Group 15 – 3:45 GROUPS who registered after January 13, 2017.
Group 16 – 4:00 MARCHERS who didn’t register.
Group 17 – 4:15 The finale.
LIVE STREAM: The live stream of the event begins at 10:30 a.m. ET and if you would like to watch it, click here and then scroll down a little bit to see the video. There is also a live stream of the Women’s March on London airing below it.
LOCATION: The March and Rally begins at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on 47th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. Marchers will walk south along 2nd Avenue to East 42nd Street and then will turn right and march west to 5th Avenue. They will turn right again and march north to East 55th Street, ending at Trump Tower at 721 5th Avenue.
ADDITIONAL MARCH ENTRY POINTS: If you do not join the march at the start, there are two entry points for you to choose from, which are 42nd Street and Park Avenue or 5th Avenue and 53rd Street.