Women's March

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In 2017, Eugene joined the first national Women’s March in defiant protest of President Trump’s inauguration. It attracted 7,000 marchers. This year around 40 people showed up on Saturday.

Tiffany Eckert / KLCC

Women’s Marches are happening Saturday, January 18th throughout the world, including several in Oregon.

In Eugene, an informally organized march begins at 10:00 this morning with speakers at the University of Oregon EMU Fishbowl, followed by an 11:00am planned march to the Federal Courthouse building.

In Corvallis a “Still We Rise” march is planned at 10:30 at Central Park.

Roseburg’s Women’s March is planned for noon, meeting in front of Fred Meyer at Garden Valley Blvd.

The Yachats march starts at noon at the Yachats Commons.

Tiffany Eckert / KLCC

Nationally, women and supporters marched in solidarity in Washington D.C. and other parts of the country.  An estimated 2,500 people attended the 3rd Annual Women’s March Saturday in Eugene. But things got off to a rocky start when one of the speakers at the rally used what some called "divisive" language.

Merry Caston

The Third Annual Women’s March is set for this Saturday in Eugene. The route will be identical to years’ past, but there will be a few changes in the focus of the event.

Briana Friden

Thousands of people joined the 2nd annual Women’s March in Eugene Saturday. The crowd’s overwhelming mood was anti- President Trump.

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Saturday marks the second Women’s March global event. In Eugene, organizers figure at least 3,000 people will turn out to voice support for women’s rights and to protest the Trump Administration. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Angela Kellner/KLCC

A female-owned screen-printing shop in Eugene is helping raise money for Planned Parenthood and get people geared up for Saturday’s women’s march.

Todd Dalotto

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden spoke with an overflow crowd at a town hall meeting in Albany Saturday. The audience expressed fear and concern about the Trump Administration.

Rachael McDonald

About one thousand people gathered Sunday at the Eugene Federal Building to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States.  this impromptu rally was one of many this weekend throughout the U.S.

More Than 7,000 Join Women's March In Eugene

Jan 21, 2017
Jesiah Hallford

More than 7,000 people marched through the streets of Eugene Saturday, according to Eugene Police. They were rallying in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.

Sabrina Parsons

Many Oregonians traveled to D.C. to participate in Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington.

Oregonians Join Worldwide Women's March

Jan 18, 2017
Kyra Buckley/KLCC

The day after Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th U.S. President, people around the world will participate in the “Women’s March.” It began as a rally in Washington D.C. The goal is to elevate the visibility of women and marginalized communities. There are now marches planned in more than 50 countries, and there’s at least one march in every state. In Oregon people have pledged to rally and march in cities like Florence, Newport, Bend, and Eugene.