Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 1 Share on Twitter 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
General News

Women's March: Whidbey Island, WA

By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Joan Brunwasser       (Page 1 of 4 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   7 comments, 7 series

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; ; , Add Tags  (less...)
Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 2   Touching 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It Headlined to H2 1/25/17

Become a Fan
  (85 fans)
- Advertisement -

Vicki Robin
Vicki Robin
(Image by Nancy Medwell)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

- Advertisement -

This is the second in my "Signs of Sisterhood" series of interviews with participants of the Women's Marches which took place all over the country and the globe on January 21st, the day after the inauguration. My guest is Vicki Robin, social innovator, lecturer, writer and author.

Joan Brunwasser: Welcome to OpEdNews, Vicki. I understand that you participated in the Women's March on Saturday. You live near Seattle. Is that where you marched?

- Advertisement -

Vicki Robin: I live in Langley on Whidbey Island, in a small seaside village of about 1,000 souls. That's where I marched. Or hobbled thanks to arthritis.

Langely and Whidbey Island
Langely and Whidbey Island
(Image by Wikipedia)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

JB: Sorry about the arthritis. Langley is a teeny tiny town, perched on the far western edge of our country. What kind of turnout did you get?

- Advertisement -

VR: We estimated 1,300 people. And over 250 of our most committed women (and some men) went on busses and in carpools to the Seattle march. South Whidbey Island has a population of 14,000 so total we had well over 10% of our population on the streets.

JB: That sounds like a big proportion, especially considering that 250+ went to Seattle. Is Whidbey Island usually such a hotbed of activism?

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4


- Advertisement -

Must Read 2   Touching 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

Other Series: View All 69 Articles in "Overcoming Challenges"

Other Series: View All 48 Articles in "positivity"

Other Series: View All 64 Articles in "Women"

Other Series: View All 9 Articles in "Women's March, 2017"

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Interview with Dr. Margaret Flowers, Arrested Tuesday at Senate Roundtable on Health Care

Renowned Stanford Psychologist Carol Dweck on "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success"

Howard Zinn on "The People Speak," the Supreme Court and Haiti

Fed Up With Corporate Tax Dodgers? Check Out!

Snopes confirms danger of Straight Ticket Voting (STV)

Literary Agent Shares Trade Secrets With New Writers