Sign-Making Event at Old Stone House
Jan
16
9:00am 9:00am

Sign-Making Event at Old Stone House

Designed by Small Stuff Studio

Designed by Small Stuff Studio

Honor Martin Luther King Day by creating your own signs.

Whether you’re marching in DC, NYC or just want to speak your mind, we’ll have posterboard, pens, markers, and paints. Please bring any other supplies you’d like to share, and B.Y.O.P.B. (bring your own poster board,) if you have any available.

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New York Supports the Women's March on Washington: A Benefit Concert
Jan
15
3:00pm 3:00pm

New York Supports the Women's March on Washington: A Benefit Concert

Presented by City Winery, Karen Waltuch and the Official New York City Women's March on Washington Chapter

  • Mazz Swift
  • Ani Cordero
  • Arooj Aftab & Charlotte Greve
  • Larkin Grimm & Anais Maviel
  • Felice Rosser's Faith
  • Elena Moon Park, Sonia De Los Santos, and members of LADAMA
  • Camila Meza
  • Pyeng Threadgill & Derek Nievergelt
  • Leni Stern
  • Kyp Malone

5:30pm doors open 6:00pm showtime|  $20 general admission

100% of all net proceeds from this concert will be donated to the Women's March on Washington.

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Action Item Fair
Jan
14
11:00am11:00am

Action Item Fair

Come meet the WMW: NYC Chapter crew! Listen, learn, and leave with new skills and action steps to take out into your life.

Organizers at the Fair:

  • Alliance for Quality Education A coalition mobilizing communities across the state to keep New York true to its promise of ensuring a high-quality public school education to all students regardless of zip code.

  • Justice League NYC A task force of youth justice activists, advocates and artists who have joined forces to contribute to awakening our moral and community conscious on issues negatively impacting society.

  • Democracy at Work Advocates for democratic workplaces - including worker cooperatives and workers self-directed enterprises (WSDEs) - as a key part of moving forward from the current model of capitalism to a new and better economy.

  • Women's March on Washington - NYC Chapter Taking place on January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington Women’s March on Washington will send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world that women's rights are human rights.

  • Association of Young Americans Works to insert the voices of 80 million Americans between 18 and 35 into every day politics by them to engage consistently with legislators about issues they care about.

  • DoSomething.org A global movement for good, activating 5.5 million young people to make positive change both online and off.

  • The Workmen's Circle Cultivating a proudly progressive, diverse and inclusive community rooted in Jewish culture and social action for more than a century.

 

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 Battlefield: Art Battle for Planned Parenthood
Jan
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

Battlefield: Art Battle for Planned Parenthood

Art exhibit presented by Femininjas, two Brooklyn-based artists Shana Siegel and Megan Watters, in collaboration with a small street team of women, who have come together to use art to help one another stand strong, get their voices heard, and fight for their rights. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

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Oversight - The Economic Impact of Increased Security for the President-Elect Upon Local Businesses and the City as a Whole
Jan
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

Oversight - The Economic Impact of Increased Security for the President-Elect Upon Local Businesses and the City as a Whole

The Committee on Economic Development is holding an oversight hearing on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00pm at Council Chambers in City Hall regarding the economic impact of increased security for the President-Elect upon local businesses and the City as a whole. These meetings are open to members of the public and any person who wishes to testify can do so but they are just asked to show up at least 10 minutes before the start of the meeting to sign up with the Sergeant of Arms.

Here is a link the legislation and the agenda is below.

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Official WMW NYC Sign-Making Workshop @ SVA with We Make America
Jan
7
12:00pm12:00pm

Official WMW NYC Sign-Making Workshop @ SVA with We Make America

  • School of Visual Arts: Ground Floor Graduate Photo Studio (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Saturday January 7th, 2017, the NYC Chapter of the Women’s March on Washington has partnered with the inspirational art collective, We Make America, to host an Official WMW NYC Sign-Making Workshop. This event will shape how New York voices are seen and heard on January 21, 2017, as well as bring our fellow marchers together in friendship and solidarity under one roof.

With the help of experienced artists and activists, the event is an opportunity to learn why people from all walksof life are taking up the call to march! #WhyIMarch has been a major theme in our movement, letting people share what drives them. At this event, let your voice be visualized. We have a handy set of slogans and sign-making guidelines available for your use.

We invite everyone and anyone to join us. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is a chance for New York to champion women's rights, human rights and the dignity of all. By sending a strong message to the new administration the day after Inauguration, we will keep progress alive. By gathering allies of the marginalized together, we will determine how to move forward.

Drop-in from 12-4pm (event will close promptly at 5pm)

What to expect:

  • Tables with supplies and tons of inspiration to start you out, 
  • A chance to join gifted singers and musicians who will be there working out their music for the march, 
  • A #WhyIMarch table with our staff photographer
  • The chance to meet Women’s March NYC Chapter organizers and fellow New Yorkers, experienced artist-activists and other badass women and men joining you to March on Washington on January 21st and make our voices heard

What to bring:  We will have some supplies but if you can help us by bringing art supplies to bring and share for this event and those in the coming weeks, we need them, especially:

  • Poster-board
  • Cardboard
  • Permanent and colored magic markers
  • Clear tape
  • Long cardboard tubes

Please note: NO paints or solvents or wooden stakes will be allowed in the space

RSVP ASAP so we can count you in! (Tell and bring friends but Please RSVP so we have an idea of who is coming!) 

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