21 January 2017

Yes we can, Women's March against Trump.

Our March was small, only about 10,000 marchers. I believe the population of Santa Cruz is around 60,000. An entire sea of people and signs flowing through all the streets of downtown. I wish I had photos of so many amazing hand made signs. All my friends were there, all my neighbors, Otterpop, and all citizens who wanted to express that Trump is Not our President.

I'm not sure where we go from here, but the sheer numbers of people like me in hundreds of cities who came out in one day to announce together that the new president does not reflect our values and our beliefs, that's an awful lot of voices. The march in some cities was so big that they didn't even fit to march, they packed all the streets and could do nothing but be there, stand to be counted.

All totaled, more than a million people across the country stood up and marched to say that yes, we can stand up for what we believe in.  And yes, we will continue to do so.

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