Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tomorrow: A Day Without a Woman

March 8 is International Women Day, and the organizers of the Women's March have called for "A Day Without a Woman." Here's how all of us can join in solidarity.

Dear MoveOn member,

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 8, is International Women’s Day, and the organizers of the Women's March have called for a day of action for equity, justice, and the human rights of women—through collective action, economic solidarity, and a one-day strike.

Here's the call that's gone out from the Women's March organizers for tomorrow's “A Day Without a Woman”—with three things women and allies can do:

  1. Wear RED.
  2. Women are encouraged, as possible, not to engage in paid or unpaid labor.
  3. Avoid spending money—with exceptions for small businesses, and businesses owned by women and people of color that support gender, racial, and economic equity.

Please watch and share a short video featuring Women's March co-chair Tamika Mallory discussing the reasons for tomorrow's strike and what we all can do.

Protesting itself is not enough

If you're not on Facebook, you can watch the video via YouTube here.

Resistance has been an ever-present theme of 2017 and this has been beautifully visible in the resurgent intergenerational women’s movement, catalyzed by the Women’s March.

You can find out much more about "A Day Without A Woman" here.

Thanks for all you do.

—Jamiah, Milan, Anna, Scott, and the rest of the team

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