PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Organizers with PDX Women’s March held a march Saturday to “stand for Women’s rights and empower femininity.”
Here’s a look at a gathering at Terry Schrunk Plaza. People are here to celebrate & honor women along with spreading important messages. Many speakers are sharing the mic talking about love, understanding, oppression and more. @KOINNews will have more from this event. pic.twitter.com/Ne90X4sjKs— Robby Sherman (@BobbyShootsNews) October 17, 2020
The PDX Women’s Unity March for Justice started at 11 a.m. from City Hall in Downtown Portland and was open to the public. The event included guest speakers, music, and a kid’s art table with local artist Hana. They called for justice and equality, and also highlighted the need for improved women’s rights and empowerment.
This year’s event and march are hosted and led by BIPOC Women in support of Black Lives Matter, organizers said. Social distancing and face masks were required at all times as well.