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DeKalb Stands With The Women's March On Chicago


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DeKalb Stands With The Women's March On Chicago

Community members from DeKalb, Sycamore, and the surrounding area mobilizing to participate in the 2017 Women's March On Chicago. A chartered bus has been reserved to transport those interested in attending any of the public events scheduled to occur in Chicago at Petrillo Band Shell in Grant Park.


The Women’s March on Chicago will start at Petrillo Bandshell in Chicago’s Grant Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 21.

We will mobilize as women and supporters of women to protect our rights and civil liberties.

We stand in solidarity with other women’s marches planned across the country and the world on January 21.

WE WILL BE SEEN AND HEARD by the new administration.

We are of varied races, ethnicities, ages, religions, sexual identities, economic situations, politics, and countless other diversities. We share space on January 21 to express our diverse and similar concerns and protect our rights and our humanity.

The mission of Women’s March on Chicago is: CONNECT, PROTECT, ACTIVATE. We CONNECT to support each other in PROTECT-ing and furthering women’s rights and civil liberties. We ACTIVATE in our communities to uphold and strengthen values, rights, and humanity.


A limited number of seats are available and must be purchased in advance. You must be over the age of 18 to participate in this event. If you are under 18 you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To purchase tickets please visit this website:


Ticket Prices for Saturday, January 21, 2017 are as follows:

Student Reserved Seat: $15.00 per person (Must have a valid student ID, Z-ID will be requested at check out).

Public Reserved Seat: $22.00 per person.

Cost includes round trip transportation from the City of DeKalb to Chicago.

The bus will load at the intersection of Carroll Avenue and Lincoln Terrace near the NIU Parking Deck beginning at 7:30 AM. Departure is scheduled for 7:45 AM. Individuals will be dropped off as close to Petrillo Bandshell in Chicago’s Grant Park as possible that morning.

At this time the bus is scheduled to load and depart from the Petrillo Bandshell in Chicago’s Grant Park at 2:30pm. Individuals requested to begin loading at 2:15 PM that afternoon.

This location is subject to change owing to potential street closures and parking restrictions. All individuals wishing to attend will need to provide a mobile contact number for emergency text alerts regarding transportation updates on the day of the event.

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