Women's March!

I tend to make it very clear on this little blog of mine that I'm super into the empowerment of women. Intersectional feminist is a badge that I wear honorably everyday. I'm sure if you were on social media at all this weekend you saw one or two posts about the Women's March in Washington DC and around the world! I just wanted to take a minute on this Sunday evening to share all my favorite bits about this wonderful historic event that took place this weekend!
Here in Utah we did have a sister march that took place in Park City. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it. I've been getting over a cold and it being in Park City during the winter and during the Sundance Film Festival there was no way I'd survive! So I had to sit this one out, but like everyone is saying this march is just the beginning. Now there is work to be done! So hopefully I can participate in some good things coming up!

They have now started a campaign called 10 actions for the first 100 days. The first action is to send postcards to your Senators! You can get info HERE! This one is right up my alley and I noticed a few bookstores around here were also having postcard writing events! So look in your area to see what is going on and how you can partake in these next steps!

I love this little clip on Sunday Morning (one of my favorite shows!) I love how factual they are and how they mention the next steps are what determines how momentous this movement actually is. I wish they would've gone with a different performer in the opening clip. Not to be negative but I've never been a Madonna fan, plus there were so many other performers that were totally kick ass. But anyways, still a neat clip!
My favorite tweet from the weekend! I love Nick Offerman. I love that he was in the Park City March braving all that snow! There were lots of celebrities at the March on Main, which is cool cause Utah is getting a little more recognition then usual. Smart cookies the ones who planned it for Park City. 

My favorite speech of the event! I adore America Ferrera! Its so hard for me to not tear up during her this speech. I love that it was short and to the point. Lots of speakers got a bit rambly, but hers is just perfect. There were a lot of good speeches, check them out if you have time!
There were so many signs! I was thinking what I'd put on my sign but I'm not all that clever. I wanted to share ALL the signs, but I narrowed it down to just these two. The comic sans one just cracks me up! Anyone who appreciates good typography cringes at the thought of comic sans. haha Does that make me a font snob?? I also love this one about introverts. It is WAY too relatable. Its amazing how quickly you can come out of your shell for something that is important! 
I also found THIS link that I thought covered the entire thing really well if you're wanting to read more about it. I always kinda like PBS and is one of the news stations that I follow. Are there any news outlets that are your favorites? I feel like I'm always looking for new NEWS. Theres so much iffy-ness with mainstream media and I feel I need to watch more and get as many perspectives as I can so that I'm saying well informed. 

Overall such a beautiful thing to witness. So much strength and positivity and it couldn't have come at a better time! If you were able to attend a march please tell me about it in the comments! How did you feel, why were you marching? I'd love to hear some more stories! 

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