FAQ

A Day Without a Woman

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THE MARCH

Q: When is the Women’s March on Washington?
A: January 21, 2017 at10am

Q: Where is the starting point?
A: The starting point will be the intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street SW, near the U.S. Capitol.

Q: Where are the entry points to the march?
A: Entry points are located 4th, 6th, 7th, 9th and 12th streets on both sides of Independence Avenue.

Q: Do I need to register?
A: Yes. We are asking that marchers register so that we can have an accurate count to ensure that we have the proper services available. Please register by filling out this form. If you are a bus captain please be sure to register your bus

Q: Do we need to have our printed ticket from Eventbrite to attend?
A: No, you do not.

Q: If I got the free tickets to this event through Eventbrite, do I also need to fill in the survey for a Headcount?
A: We are asking people to also fill out the headcount survey to get an understanding of how people are planning to attend. We want to ensure we have enough accommodations for everyone including toilets and food trucks.

Q: I’m not a woman, am I invited?
A: Yes, the Women’s March on Washington (WMW) is for any person, regardless of gender or gender identity, who believes women’s rights are human rights.

Q: Is the Women’s March on Washington inclusive for women of color?
A: The WMW is an evolving effort originally founded by white women. Recognizing the need to be truly inclusive, the National Co-Chairs and Organizers were established to reflect a balanced representation. The team of organizers and volunteers are committed to ensuring that the march reflects women and femme expressive people of all backgrounds.

Q: Are there bathrooms along the course of the march?
A: Yes, we will have gender neutral portable bathroom facilities available at different points around our march and rally site. There will also be ADA accessible portable bathroom facilities.

Q: Is photography/videography allowed?
A: Yes, photography and videography is allowed for personal use. Please be advised that bags carrying cameras and equipment MUST ADHERE to our bag restrictions. Wearing your camera around your neck or shoulders is allowed.

Q: I want my organization to be involved. How can we join the mobilization?
A: Please contact Carmen Perez at [email protected] to discuss how your organization can join and support the Women’s March on Washington.

Q: How can people who are unable to attend support the march?
A: Thank you for your support! We will miss you in Washington D.C.! You can support us by donating here, posting about the march on social media with the hashtag #WhyIMarch and talking about the march with your friends and family. Click here to find a local sister march in your area.

Press

Q: I am a member of the press and my equipment does not comply with your bag restrictions, what should I do?
A: If you are a working member of the press, covering the event officially, and have equipment that will not fit into bags of the above dimensions you need to either have your own official press pass or one given to you by the WMW. Press is allowed in the public areas without any credentials. There are no longer press credentials available for restricted areas.

Merchandise

Q: Can I purchase merchandise?
A: Yes! You can purchase Women’s March on Washington merchandise online, however it will not ship until after the march.

Q: Will there be a pop-up shop?
A: Yes! Our pop-up shop, The Outrage, is located at 2439 18th Street NW, Washington D.C. It is open now 10am-8pm and will be open 10am-10pm the week of the march.

Partnerships

Volunteering

Q: How do I volunteer?
A: Women’s March Organizers have been humbled by the incredible response from people who want to volunteer at the March. Thank you for your support! At this time all volunteer needs have been filled and volunteer registration is closed.

Q: When will volunteers be notified that they are, in fact, volunteering?
A: We have been thrilled to receive an overwhelming response from individuals and groups interested in volunteering at the march and in advance of the march via the volunteer registration form. We are currently processing the information to find the best volunteer role for each person. In some cases, additional information may be required. All volunteers will know their volunteer assignments by Friday, January 13th. We appreciate your patience and support. For questions, please reach out to [email protected].

Q: I have an idea for a meet up event at the march or before/after the march. How do I connect with other people who may be interested in joining me?
A: Thank you for your creativity and initiative. We invite everyone to come to the march to celebrate in whatever way you please. We suggest posting in the discussion section of the the Facebook event page to other reach people and grow your idea. From there you could even launch a Facebook event/group and select a meetup spot at the march.We also encourage you to visit the Facebook pages of your state organizers to locate meetups near you.

Donations

Q: How do I make a donation online?
A: Please visit our donation page by clicking here.

Q: Are donations tax deductable?
A: No. While prior contributions made to the Gathering for Justice, who was the fiscal sponsor and presenting partner of the Women’s March on Washington, were tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, contributions, donations and gifts made to the Women's March, Inc. are not tax deductible. Women's March, Inc. is a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(4) organization.

Sister Marches

Q: What is the relationship between Sister Marches and The Women’s March on Washington?
A: There is no official or legal relationship between The Women’s March on Washington and the sister marches around the country and world. These sister marches reflect the vibrant, organic, grassroots nature of this movement. We appreciate the global demonstration of solidarity and are happy that those who cannot make it to D.C. have local options.

Q: How do I find a march near me?
A: Please refer to our Sister March page for details on local marches.

Connect with the Women's March

Q: What is the best way to stay connected to the Women’s March?
A: Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Our handle is @womensmarch. You can sign up for our newsletter on the home page and stay tuned to the website for information on day-of messaging.

Q: Is there a Women’s March App?
A: Yes! Please download our app for lots of helpful information.

Q: What are the hashtags for the march?
A: We use the hashtag #WomensMarch, #WhyIMarch and #IMarchFor to tell the various and unique stories that bring people to our movement.

Q: Where do I send WHY I MARCH photos?
A: Please post your photos to social media and tag us using the handle @womensmarch!