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Join the march and rally, from Goodale Park (Short North Columbus, Ohio) to Ohio Statehouse (Broad and High Streets).

The action will begin at 5:30PM on Tuesday, 11/29 at Goodale Park and we will march to the Ohio Statehouse for a rally. ASL interpreters provided.

This all-hands march and rally is both a symbolic and strategic action that seeks to create the world we want to live in by asking *ALL COLUMBUS RESIDENTS* to join together in unity and solidarity. We oppose bigotry and hate everywhere and seek to promote justice and equity for all humans living within and outside of Ohio’s borders. The incoming Trump Administration is a clear and present threat to civil and human rights and this march will send a loud message that the public is watching and will be holding all levels of government accountable for keeping all people safe. We know what we oppose, but we strive to focus MORE on what we SUPPORT, because unified and POSITIVE forward action is the only path to nationwide healing and success.

(1) Host the largest solidarity event in the Midwest since the election; 
(2) Develop a list of declarations and actionable demands for local, state, and federal officials aimed at making Ohio an actively safe and equitable place for every human being;
(3) Build power and raise community leaders from among the people most marginalized by the recent eletion: women, people of color, LGBTQ, immigrants, differently-abled, and other minorities in order to effect broad social change in the direction of justice; 
(4) Ensure that marginalized voices and minorities decide what safety and flourishing means to them, with the support of a large allied community.

The full list of declarations and demands will be released prior to the event. Demands include, but are not limited to: (1) All levels of local and state government refuse to participate in federal programs targeting minority groups, including: the creation of religious-based databases, immigration raids and deportation schemes, and legislation that discriminates based on gender or sexuality. (2) Law enforcement agencies, including police, sheriffs and highway patrol, should be accountable to the people, which means: law enforcement should be accountable to independent oversight and investigations in keeping with demands from the Black Lives Matter movement, remove Ohio State Troopers from Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota, and refuse to unlawfully detain immigrants based on immigration status. (3) All local and state agencies will maintain and improve existing policies that: provide health services for women including reproductive health, provide unemployment benefits and the right to unionize for workers, and create equitable access to education and public services regardless of race.