Women’s Day of Action 2018 a Great Success!

Thanks to all our sponsors, our speakers, our entertainers, our volunteers, our table sponsors, and our participants for a great turnout and an energizing day of action in Jacksonville on January 21, 2018! Based on the number of materials passed out by our table sponsors, we estimate the crowd was about 2,000 over the four-hour  Rally.  Peaceful, positive, and inspiring, the event was a celebration of all the hard work we’ve done in the past year, as well as all the work that is yet to be done!  The event was covered by the Times-Union, two local TV stations, WJCT, and others. Check out the media links here.

Below are just a few of our favorite pictures.

Sponsors Named for Women’s Day of Action!

We’re proud to announce our three Presenting Sponsors for the Women’s Day of Action,  The Women’s Center of Jacksonville, NextGen America (Florida), and Shuster and Saben! Thank you, Presenting Sponsors!

We’d also like to acknowledge Silver Sponsors, Layers of a Woman and The Democratic Women’s Information Network.

And finally, we’d like to thank our Bronze sponsors, including For Our Future; Jax Color Printing, Skye Design Studios, Celebration Party Rentals, and Women Writing for (a) Change, Jacksonville.

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Calling All Local Female Candidates and Politicians!

Calling All Female Candidates and Politicians!

We are calling on all local female candidates (including those currently holding office) to attend the upcoming  Women’s Day of Action and Liberation Rally at The Landing so we can celebrate you!

During the rally, we plan to acknowledge the women who currently serve or who want to serve our communities in political office. The bi-partisan energy will be amazing! Here’s a list of candidates (in no particular order) currently posted on the Duval Supervisor of Elections website. Please comment below with any names of candidates who are missing from this list.

If you are a candidate and able to attend, please contact us HERE to confirm your appearance and to be added to our list to be invited to the stage.

Currently In Office

Senator Audrey Gibson – Florida State Senator District 6 (Democrat)
Representative Tracie Davis – Florida State House D 13 (Democrat)
Representative Kim Daniels – Florida State House D 12 (Democrat)
Anna Lopez Brosche – President, Jacksonville City Council (Republican)
Joyce Morgan – City Council District 1 (Democrat)
Katrina Brown – City Council District (Democrat)
Lori Boyer – City Council District 5 (Republican)
Melissa Nelson – State’s Attorney (NOP)
Ellen Glasser – Mayor, Atlantic Beach (NOP)
Brittany Norris – City Commissioner, Atlantic Beach (NOP)
Evelyn Coney – Soil and Water Conservation Board

Running for Office in 2018

Nancy Soderberg – Candidate for Congressional District  6 (Democrat)
Gwen Graham – Candidate for Governor (Democrat)
Kimberly Sadler – Candidate for County Judge (NOP)
Tracye Polson – Candidate for House District 15 (Democrat)
Monica DePaul – Candidate for Congressional District 4 (Democrat)
La’Rae Hendrix – Candidate for County Judge (NPO)
Georgette Dumont – Candidate for Neptune Beach City Commission (NOP)*
Erica Connor – Candidate for St. Johns Soil and Water (NOP)
Theresa Richardson – Candidate for School Board (NOP)
Charis Scurry – Candidate for School Board (NOP)
Charlotte Joyce – Candidate for School Board (NOP)
Karen Nuland – Candidate for Group 6 (NOP)
Monique Tookes – Candidate for Group 6 (NOP)
Doreszell Cohen – Candidate for Mayor of Jacksonville (Democrat)
Celestine Mills – Candidate for City Council District 11 (Democrat)
Randy DeFoor – Candidate for City Council District 14 (Republican)
LeAnna Cumber – Candidate for District 5 (Republican)
Rose Conry – Candidate for District 6 (Republican)
Victoria Blackman – Candidate for District 7 (Democrat)
Sharise Riley – Candidate for District 7 (Democrat)
Chausse Gibson – Candidate for District 7 (Democrat
Joenetta Satoya Dixon – Candidate for District 8 (Democrat)
Tameka Gaines Holly – Candidate for District 8 (Democrat)
Leslie Harris – Candidate for Soil & Water Group 1 (NOP)

Legislative Academy 1.20.18

Women’s March Jacksonville and
The Jacksonville Progressive Coalition present:

The 2018 NE Florida Legislative Academy

WHEN: Jan. 20 from 1- 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: IBEW Hall, 966 North Liberty Street, Jacksonville, FL 32206.

WHY: This event is designed to help us all turn our attention to Tallahassee during the 2018 Legislative session (January-March). This is a 60-day period when so much damage can be done to our lives and to our state through ill-conceived legislation. We hope to educate our members, friends, and families on the legislative issues impacting women and working families, our environment and our educators, and young people who are our future. We plan to organize to support good, progressive legislation and to defeat the continuing attacks on the people and the environment of Florida.

WHO: Scheduled presenters include:

Judy Sheklin—Jacksonville NOW
Samir Gupte—NE Florida ACLU
Tom Larson—NE Florida Sierra Club
John Meeks—Florida Education Association
Karen Morian—Florida AFL-CIO

SIGN UP! Please attend this event to FIGHT for FLORIDA! Register here.

WOMEN’S DAY OF ACTION ACROSS FLORIDA!

THERE’S MORE: This special event is part of a weekend of action to mark the anniversary of the historic Women’s March on Washington. Events will be taking place across Florida and across the country!

LIBERATION RALLY: In Jacksonville, we will hold a MAJOR RALLY on Sunday, January 21, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Jacksonville Landing. Speakers, educators, entertainment, artwork, commemorative items, and specific actions you can take to help. Our focus is Power to the Polls: Voter registration, restoration, and education. We’re also raising awareness and funds for our sister islands still affected by the last hurricane season: Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and the Keys. Check out all the details here. Sponsorships and tables going quickly; apply for a spot today.

Volunteers Needed for Women’s Day of Action

The Women’s March Jacksonville is holding a Women’s Day of Action on January 21, 2018 at The Jacksonville Landing to celebrate the one year anniversary of Women’s March. We are looking for volunteers to help.

If you are interested in volunteering please complete this form. Feel free to share with friends and other supporters.