Lobby Days & Women’s Marches

Lobby Day in Des Moines at the State Capitol (takes place every February) –

(Members Kim Folkers and Ann Henninger pictured here)

Saturday, January 21, 2017:    Washington, D.C. March – 500,000+ marched

Waverly Member Kat Beane Hanson, second from right

Des Moines March – 26,000 marched

Eight Waverly AAUW members marched – Kim Folkers; Karen Lehmann; Ann Henninger; Sheree Covert; Sarah Quin; Gloria Tehven; Marta Ferguson; Clara Hinman

Video – click for the interview by Waverly Newspaper’s Editor Anelia Dimitrova of board members Karen Lehmann and Kim Folkers, two of the eight members who marched in Des Moines.

Waverly Newspaper – Front Page Story – Tuesday, January 24, 2017 – “Marching for Rights for All” (be sure to click through pictures at the top of the article posting to see the AAUW picture)

10 Actions for the First 100 Days – concrete ideas for next steps after the marches

What’s Next?  NY Times article takes a look at what’s next after amazing turnout for walks

Additional March Photos – Sheree and Kim march around the Iowa Capitol as part of the 26,000 participants; 4 Wartburg students; the crowd listens to speakers; great aerial shot of the turnout; the crowd in front of the main event screen; Karen shows off the Brian Andreas poster

(Photo credit for aerial shot to Nate Ward.)

Brian Andreas March Poster