Many Seattle voters did not favor President-elect Donald Trump during the election, and there were protests across the Northwest after his election. In the video above, you can watch the report when hundreds marched through downtown Seattle last November.
With Trump's inauguration on Friday, people in Seattle and Olympia plan to continue their opposition with a series of anti-Trump protests and events.
Jan 20: Walkout planned at Seattle Central College.
- About the event: The Seattle Times reports that students from Seattle Public Schools are expected to participate. The group in a news release to KIRO 7 wrote that we pledge to stand up, stand together, and fight back."
- Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Place: Starts at Seattle Central College in Capitol Hill and ends around 5 p.m. at Westlake.
Jan 20: El Comité and the May 1st Action Coalition, and the Church Council of Greater Seattle will protest the incoming Trump Administration with a march from Judkins Park to Westlake Park in Downtown Seattle.
- About the event: Immigrant rights supporters, workers, community members, social justice advocates will join the "All United, None Divided" march. Nearly 500 people are expected.
- Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Place: March starts at Judkins Park and ends at Westlake, where it will join Resist Trump: Occupy Inauguration – Seattle!” protest. See map of "All United, None Divided" march below.
- About the event: It is organized by Sawant’s political party the Socialist Alternative as well as Socialist Students of Seattle. The Facebook event indicates that more than 11,000 people are interested in participating in the demonstration, with 3,900 people confirmed as attending, and another 9,300 people have been invited to the protest.The event specifically cites opposition to building a border wall, stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline, ending rape culture, and supporting Black Lives Matter.
- Time: 5 to 8 p.m.
- Place: Starts at Westlake Park, protest likely to march in downtown streets. When KIRO 7 News receives specific route information, we will add it here.
Jan. 20: Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at University of Washington.
- About: UW College Republicans group is hosting controversial, right-wing Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos, who was banned from using Twitter, to speak. Some Facebook pages indicate a possible protest of the event, but the attendance responses do not give large number.
- Time: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Place: University of Washington Kane Hall
Jan. 21: The day after the inauguration, the “Womxn’s March on Seattle” plans to walk in downtown Seattle.
- About the event: The women’s march is organized be four private citizens. As of Tuesday morning, the event has 29,000 people signed on for the Seattle march, with 41,000 more people interested in attending. The Seattle women’s march is meant to coincide with the larger, national march on Washington DC that same day.
- Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Place: Start Location is Judkins Park. The group will march for 3.6 miles until the Seattle Center. See map below. Read about the local event in detail here.
Jan. 21: “Women’s March on Olympia-Tacoma” and “Women’s March on Bellingham” will also coincide with “Women’s March on Seattle.” Read about the Olympia event here and read about the Bellingham event here.
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