Organizers looking ahead to 2019 Rapid City Women’s March

RAPID CITY S.D. – About a month from now, Rapid City will once again be part of the National Women’s March.

Organizers of the march met on Sunday at Dunn Brothers in Rapid City to outline their plan for the march scheduled on January 21.

They’re planning on what routes they’ll take, and who will speak to the crowds.

During the march event, hundreds of thousands across the country will march in solidarity with LGBTQ, Civil, and environmental rights.

“We welcome a variety of voices – women’s voices, men’s voices, everyone in between and outside of that to come help us plan and participate,” said Lesleigh Owen, a member of the National Organization for Women. “This is also about context and how everyone fits in together, and how we’re trying to find common ground with everyone so everyone is welcome to participate in any way they can.”

The march was started in Washington D.C. on President Trump’s first day in office in 2016. It’s since grown to all 50 states and more than 30 countries.

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