FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 9, 2016 (New York, NY)–The Women’s March on Washington announced today that
the location of our rally has been approved by an inter-agency task force. People from across
the nation will gather at the intersection of Independence Ave and Third St SW, near the U.S.
Capitol, at 10:00am on January 21, 2017. The Washington Post reported on this update on
Friday, December 9, 2017.
The planning process will be ongoing until days before the march, and we will continue to work
closely with the National Park Service, Metropolitan Police Department, Homeland Security,
Capitol Police, and other agencies to ensure a safe march with all logistics in place to
accommodate the number of people we anticipate convening. For security reasons, we will not
release any further details about march logistics until a later date.
The Women’s March on Washington aims to send a message to all levels of government,
including but not limited to the incoming Presidential administration, that we stand together in
solidarity and we expect elected leaders to act to protect the rights of women, their families and