CNY Women Rising 2018 – A Celebration Weekend for Women!

January 20, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Celebrating the achievement of CNY women and girls, New Feminists for Justice has partnered with Tracy Chamberlain-Higgenbotham’s Women’s TIES network to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the historic Women’s March on Washington, DC and Syracuse, NY!

On Saturday, January 20th, they will begin gathering in front of Laci’s TapasBar, 304 Hawley Ave at 9:30am to begin a 10:00 am march through the historic Hawley-Green neighborhood to the ArtRage Gallery (Space is Limited) where they will have a program showcasing the best of the best of CNY women & girls! A return march to Laci’s will begin at ArtRage at 1pm.

General Schedule (Subject to Change):

9:00am – 9:45am
Parking available behind the United Way of CNY bldg. @ 518 James St., Syracuse

Proceed – 2 blks EAST on Hawley Ave to Laci’s Tapas Bar restaurant @ 304 Hawley Ave. gathering in restaurant parking lot.

Welcome All!!!
Rev. Edith Washington-Woods – Unity of Syracuse church
Pink Glasses Mission – a fun way to support women everyday!!!!!
Fundraiser for BLM
Group photo!!!
Let’s MARCH!!!!

Proceed 2.5 blocks EAST on Hawley Ave to ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave. (SPACE INSIDE GALLERY IS LIMITED)

Rose Viviano – Director, ArtRage Gallery – Welcome!
Donna Moore – co- founder – New Feminists for Justice
Roseanne Olszewski – co- founder – New Feminists for Justice
Tracy Chamberlain-Higgenbotham – CEO – Women Ties
Megan Perioli – Dance
Azra Gradincic – Women’s Words
Joan Netta Burstyn – poet
Auburn Public Theater – selected performance from APT upcoming production of: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf
Colleen Kattau – musician

1:00pm – Silence in Unity
Programming closes with universal moment of silence

Return March to parking lot.

This event is part of a weekend of activities. Click here for more info.