Women's March This Year Focuses On The Future

Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 3:12pm
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Phoenix Women's March organizers Eva Burch (left) and Desiree Garcia.

Last year, just as President Donald Trump was inaugurated in Washington, D.C., more than a million women and their allies stepped out as part of the Women’s March on Washington.

Here in Phoenix, its sister march drew as many as 25,000 to the Capitol in downtown Phoenix. 

They were there to draw attention to the rights of marginalized groups, including women. But, they were also clearly there to speak out against President Trump’s election.

This weekend, organizers are planning the second-annual Women’s March — this time, focused on the future. This year’s march is called the Women’s March to the Polls.

The main event this year is in Las Vegas and, as the name suggests, it’s focused on getting women out to vote and getting them to run for office.

The Show's Lauren Gilger spoke with local organizers Eva Burch and Desiree Garcia more about it.

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