Katina Phillpotts

Why I Am Joining The March: I do not support and am not represented by a man who openly mocks my disabled brothers and sisters. When I saw that moment I knew there was no way he could ever have the compassion needed for the office of President. He’s a shameful example to the world….

Heather Hall

Why I Am Joining The March: I’m a woman and a mother. Both my daughter and I are bisexual. I also have both a physical and mental health disability. I was also sexually assaulted December 16, 2016 and it was nearly fatal. I’m here to share my voice and be visible and counted. It’s so…

Janet Smith

Why I Am Joining The March: I am joining this march because it is more important than it has been in years to come together as a country and fight what we are going to be up against with a Trump presidency and Republicans in charge of both houses. We need to let these people…

Shanna Yule

Why I Am Joining The March: I have battled Chronic Late Stage Lyme Disease for over 25 years. I am disabled. I cannot work. Most days I cannot even leave my bed or the couch because of pain, fatigue, and a billion other symptoms I fight 24/7. I do the best I can to just…

Cynthia Bowden

Why I Am Joining The March: I have MS and worry about losing Social Security and Medicare. That would leave me without anything. Very worried about the incoming admin!!!

C. Blaise Mitsutama

Why I Am Joining The March: For the many who have suffered, and continue to suffer, injustice, inequality, exclusion, humiliation, economic/social/educational disadvantage, threats of physical violence, and acts of violence. For those who have sacrificed, and continue to sacrifice their time, financial security, and even their lives for social equity, diversity, inclusion, equal opportunity, the…

Lissa Deonarain

Why I Am Joining The March: I am virtually joining my sisters from Flawless Brown, an artist collective for women of color at Emerson College, and the other students of Emerson. Having Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, the march was just not possible for my body but now I am able to stand with my sisters fighting for…

Lauren Hoffman

Why I Am Joining The March: I have MS and would like to participate but unable to because of my disability: I use a rolling walker and don’t do well in crowds. I feel it’s important for all Americans to be involved in this historic event that shows our displeasure with the ideals and promises…

Darlene Galindo

Why I Am Joining The March: “Because I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it any more!”