Women's March Canada - Waterloo Region March

Women's March Canada - Waterloo Region would like to acknowledge that Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and Brantford are on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishnaabe, and Neutral peoples. We keep this acknowledgement at the forefront of our events and thank the Haudenosaunee, Anishnaabe, and Neutral peoples for allowing us to gather.

WE MARCH ~ in solidarity with women and human rights groups from across the world. There is still so much work to do to protect and advance the rights of women, and the rights of all vulnerable citizens in our country. 

Our theme this year: End Violence Against Women. Women’s organizations in Waterloo Region, community members and women's march organizers invite you for a timely conversation about violence against women and practical tools for community organizing in Waterloo Region. We welcome people of all genders.

We invite marchers to wear a red scarf to honour the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. The Native Women's Association of Canada suggested Women’s March participants wear a red scarf to raise awareness regarding the disproportionate violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada. 

We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and welcome trans women, genderqueer and non binary people.

If you think 2018 was a loud year for women, well - you ain't seen nothing yet! 

LET'S MAKE NOISE

We want Waterloo Region to hear us Saturday! See our list of Chants, make noise, play music - be heard 📣

Route

Our March begins at Waterloo Square 10am, we will be marching to Kitchener City Hall for speakers, performances and booths. Speakers will start at 11:30am 

It takes a community to make a Women's Wave

 Speakers:

Lori Campbell - Director, Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre 

Lyndsay Butcher - Executive Director, SHORE Centre 

Laura Mae Lindo - MPP, Kitchener Centre

Angela Onuoara - Chief Creative Officer, This Nail Girls Studio  

Cait Glasson - President, SPECTRUM 

Sara Casselman - Executive Director, Sexual Assault Support Centre 

Fauzia Mazhar - Founding member and Chair of Coalition of Muslim Women KW

Feminist Youth Collective, YWCA Cambridge 

  Booths:

Women's March - sponsored by Heart Beats Hate 

Campaign School 

GLOW, University of Waterloo

Community Justice Initiative 

Feminine Harbour

Coalition of Muslim Women KW

SPECTRUM

Sexual Assault Support Centre 

SHORE Centre

ZONTA KW

Be a part of the Wave. Donate today to help us cover March costs and opt in at RSVP to volunteer day of ❤️. 

For corporate sponsorships, please email us

Thank you to our incredible volunteers and this year's supporters. 

      

  • January 19, 2019 at 10am – 1pm
  • Waterloo Square
    75 King St S Waterloo
    Waterloo, ON N2J 1P2
    Canada
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