The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engage in their local communities through trainings, outreach programs and events. Women’s March is committed to dismantling systems of oppression through nonviolent resistance and building inclusive structures guided by self-determination, dignity and respect. (https://
AGENDA and Details for Mass Meeting
**ARRIVE EARLY for special pre meeting activities!**
6:30pm Story Booth, a community based art
project with Kristen Chapman Gibbons. We will record audio of you sharing your story for a future Women’s March Tennessee Storytelling Show. Your prompt is “Since the Election…” Please participate!
6:30 Meet and greet with Women’s March Tennessee organizers! Pizza! Drinks! Fun!
7:00 Welcome song w/Cassandra & Evan –
7:05 Welcome! – Women’s March Tennessee Organizers
(The first part of the meeting will be presentations, updates, and calls to action by allies and campaigns. PLEASE hold questions until the end. We will have Q & A and then break into small groups for deeper discussion, strategy, community building. We will come back together to hear final remarks!)
7:10 Healthcare – Clare Sullivan, TN Health Care Campaign.
7:18 LGBTQIA with Chris Sanders, Tennessee Equality Project.
7:26 Reproductive Rights / Women’s Rights – Francie Hunt, Tennessee Advocates for Planned Parenthood.
7:34 Anti Racism and Monuments – Moral Movement Tennessee and TN Anti Racist Network
7:42 Immigration, DACA – Elliott Ozment and Will York of Ozment Law.
7:50 Q&A. Questions and Answers for our speakers! Bring it!
8:20 Break into smaller groups for deeper discussion, strategy, community building. These groups will be: Healthcare; LGBTQIA; DACA; Poor Peoples Campaign; Monuments: and Reproductive Rights.
8:20 Story Booth reopens! Please participate!
8:20 DCDP table open
8:50 Inspiring and Empowering Closing Remarks (Surprise! Guest Speaker)
9:00 Cassandra and Evan sing us out – join them! Here’s a song list! Join the Equality Choir! http://bit.ly/2ynRlhc
TO: Power Together / Women’s March Tennessee Participants, Supporters, and Allies!
SPECIAL INVITE: New Activists and Organizers! People who want to get more involved in the #Resistance. Come early for a 6:30pm meet and greet with a Women’s March organizer who can answer questions and help you plug into ongoing efforts! Main meeting starts at 7pm. Some topics get dicey but children are very welcome!
RE: Let’s pursue together the Unity Principles! (Check them out at https://
This is an interactive gathering! Please bring your voice, ideas, report backs and concerns. We will shine a light on the margins and hear from organizers, activists, and issue leaders with status updates and next steps on 5 issue areas:
Women’s Rights/Reproductive Rights
There will be information shared on upcoming actions and events. We will rally, support, and encourage each other!
Coffee, water, light snacks provided. Children welcome, of course :-)
Details are developing and we will update soon with an agenda/program. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org