Women’s March / SF Chronicle Feature
The first Women’s March—which was a cacophony of anger, surprise, and disappointment—brought together people from around the country to rally against the incoming political shift in our country. A year later, this column sought to discover how people had applied lessons from the march into their daily lives. 1 million plus people again showed up to discuss their feelings on an intersection of social and political issues, but this time the energy felt different: more measured and purposeful. I spoke with nine Women’s March protesters, both at this event and in the following weeks, and sought their perspectives on the difference between this year and last, and that actions the marches had inspired in them.