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THE MARCH

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2019

WOMEN’S MARCH IN ALBANY 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. 

The 2019 Women's March in Albany is taking place on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We will begin with a 25-30 minute marching procession from Jennings Landing up to West Capitol Park.

Marchers will begin mobilizing at approximately 11:50 am and will be directed across the Pedestrian Bridge. Individuals can take either the stairs or elevator to the street level on Broadway 


From Broadway the procession will then be led by Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, co-founders of the Women's Empowerment Conference and March Castina Charles and Edith Simpson, Dr. Aliya Saeed, Monica Miranda, Kymlee Dorsey, and Ang Morris 


We recommend people begin arriving between 11:00 am to 11:45 am in order to find available parking. (please see below for more details.)


Following the march, we will hear from several prominent figures from the capital region.We have an amazing selection of speakers and the fabulous band SIRSY who will help inspire attendees to create change in their communities.


 

Featured Speakers

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Angelicia A. Morris

Executive Director of Schenectady Human Rights Commission

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Kathy Sheehan

Mayor of Albany

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Dorcey Applyrs

Albany Common Council Member

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Kymlee Dorsey

Community Leader and Organizer

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Monica Miranda

President and CEO of the Hispanic Coalition

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Dr. Aliya Saeed

Founding President of Muslim Community Center

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Patricia Fahy

Assemblymember of New York's 109th Assembly District

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Libby Post

Co-founder of CapitalWomen

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Lydia Martell

Co-organizer of the April 20, 2018, National Student Walkout

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Kaelyn DiCocco

Co-organizer of March for Our Lives Albany

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Hamza Noor

Co-organizer of March for Our Lives Albany

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Lisa Powell Graham

Public Speaker and Political Consultant

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Teri Wilhelm

Co-Chair, New York Capital Region GLSEN

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Tahziana and Tahjanea Gibson

Students at SUNY Cobleskill

 

PARKING

There are a number of parking options available for this march. Individuals have to choose whether they wish to park at the march starting point (Jennings Landing) and then walk back down for your car after the rally, or park at the rally site, (West Capitol Park), and then walk down to Jennings Landing to be at the march starting point. There are also various parking sites along the route. 


Jennings Landing -- Starting Point

There are ten spots at Jennings Landing entrance, south of the Pedestrian Bridge. “Event Parking” has around twenty spots next to Jennings Landing, entrance on north end

Riverfront Garage is free on weekends and is directly opposite of Jennings Landing , however you will have to take the Pedestrian Bridge to get to Jennings Landing – or wait at Broadway.

Columbia Street parking is next to Riverfront, so  you will also have to cross  the bridge or wait at Broadway.

West Capitol Park -- Rally Site 

Individuals can park on the street parking surrounding West Capitol or at the Egg or Empire Plaza Parking.

Additional Parking

Additional parking can be found at Orange Street, several blocks north of Riverfront Garage and at Albany Parking Authority several blocks north of Orange Street. There are also spots near Broadway and State intersection, one to two blocks west up state street.