International Women's Day Events 2018
GGJ member organizations and allies organized marches, celebrations, workshops and panel discussions in honor of International Women's Day throughout the month of March. Below is a list of events organized this year, and click HERE to see event photos. We continue bringing a gender justice lens to all areas of our movement work throughout the year. In addition to planning and supporting local avents and actions, our members organized a social media campaign to reclaim feminisms for the grassroots. Click HERE to see the feminist memes created by GGJ member organizations.
International Working Women’s Day March and Celebration - Oakland, CA organized by Gabriela Oakland, and co-sponsored by Causa Justa::Just Cause and MUA.
International Women’s Strike and March - New York, NY organized by the NY chapter of the International Women’s Strike endorsed by GGJ.
International Women’s Day: Understanding the Intersections of Gender and Climate Justice - New York, NY workshop and member meeting organized by WE ACT.
La Mujer Luchando, al Mundo Transformando - New York, NY organized by the Movement for Justice in El Barrio, featuring Grassroots Global Justice, Domestic Workers United and the Rural Women’s Assembly.
Feminists Demanding Ecological and Climate Justice - New York, NY Parallel event to the UN Commission on the Status of Women organized by Women's Environment and Development Organization, co-sponsored by GGJ, featuring UPROSE.
March for Black Women - San Diego, CA organized by Black Lives Matter: San Diego and co-sponsored by Activist San Diego
International Women’s Day Celebration: The Resistance Continues - Albuquerque, NM organized by SWOP and the March 8th Women’s Committee.
Dismantling Patriarchy, Building Food Sovereignty - Chicaco, IL organized by the US Food Sovereignty Alliance with Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) and Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas (CATA)
International Working Women’s Day Celebration - Seattle, WA organized by Got Green and GABRIELA - Seattle.
International Women's Day Celebration and Potluck - Fairbanks, AK organized by Native Movement Alaska and the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition
Raggae for the Revolution and Salsa for Social Justice - Miami, FL organized by the Miami Workers Center
International Women’s Day celebration and workshop - San Francisco, Chinese Progressive Alliance member meeting.
International Women’s Day celebration and workshop - Oakland, APEN member meeting.