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YWCA Boulder County Announces Women’s Freedom March on July 9, 2022  Announcement Regarding Roe v. Wade Being Overturned is Impetus for Event

YWCA Boulder County Announces Women’s Freedom March on July 9, 2022 Announcement Regarding Roe v. Wade Being Overturned is Impetus for Event


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BOULDER, CO – June 24, 2022 – YWCA Boulder County, the Women’s Collaborative of Boulder County, Women’s March, League of Women Voters, and other community partners announced today that they will be holding a march for women’s freedom on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Participants will congregate at 9:00 a.m. in front of the Boulder County Courthouse (1200 Pearl Street) in downtown Boulder. The march will start closer to 9:30 a.m. following a short opening program.

The march was planned in response to the announcement of the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the implications of marriage equality, contraception access, and many other fundamental rights guaranteed by the Supreme Court also being in jeopardy. The event has been organized to ensure our elected officials are supporting the rights of women.

“We are joining forces and inviting our community to share the power of our collective voices in the fight for women and girls’ freedom to thrive in a safe, equitable, and empowering community,” said Debbie Pope, CEO, YWCA Boulder County. “We will not back down – we will continue to raise our voices and stand united for the rights of all women, pregnant people and girls,” she added.

YWCA Boulder County is a proud partner of the march and of defending a woman’s right to make decisions about her own body. Join us in mobilizing and defending reproductive rights by registering at: https://act.womensmarch.com/event/bans-off-our-bodies-events/3764?nr=1&akid=.2222147.bTtEhp

Note: The march organizers are dedicated to providing a safe experience for all participants.

 

About YWCA Boulder County

For 100 years, YWCA Boulder County has worked to eliminate racism and empower women in Boulder County and has helped women and children of all ages and backgrounds thrive. As an inclusive, secular nonprofit organization, we are publicly funded, not a?iliated with any religious group, and welcome people of all backgrounds and genders to participate in our important work. We provide a variety of vital services such as high-quality, affordable and flexible child care, and racial justice and equity programs including youth empowerment, youth and adult anti-racism education, and advocacy. YWCA Boulder County is a federated organization with sister YWCAs across the United States and the world. For more information about our programs and services, visit: www.ywcaboulder.org.

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