Tag: Women’s March

Schools Close for 'A Day Without a Woman'

Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland announced Tuesday night that schools would be closed on Wednesday. Approximately 1,700 teachers, and 30 percent of the transportation staff, requested leave to observe “A Day Without a Woman” a strike created to coincide with International Women’s Day. Women’s March organizers have encouraged…

Red is the Color of Solidarity for 'A Day Without a Woman'

Women’s March organizers announced on Thursday the call to action for “A Day Without a Woman,” a strike planned for March 8 International Women’s Day. Organizers are encouraging women to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor, and for supporters of the movement to only spend money at…

'Day Without a Woman': Women's March Sets Date for General Strike

Building upon the momentum of the worldwide protests against the Trump administration on January 21, Women’s March organizers announced “A Day Without a Woman” is scheduled for March 8, which is International Women’s Day. The organization tweeted Tuesday: In the spirit of women and their allies coming together for love…