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Port Jervis church's Sister March draws a crowd

Jan 21, 2017

 

A Sister March in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington drew some 500 participants to St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Port Jervis on Saturday for a mile loop-around walk from the church through downtown streets.

 

The group — a mix of men, women and children — walked slowly and quietly. Some carried homemade signs in support of a variety of human rights, ranging from women's reproductive choices to LGBTQIA issues to fracking and environmental concerns. Others toted downloaded posters from artist Shepard Fairey's "We the People" campaign, provided by the church. The Fairey images depicted ethnically diverse women — a Muslim wearing a hijab; a Latina; and an African-American.

 

Read the full article from The Record Online here