‘Coming Together For One Cause’: Thousands March For Equality For Women, Safety For Local Families

Dolores Huerta, center, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union leads the third annual Women’s March of Kern County Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Bakersfield California. Four thousand people were expected at the annual event. A National Woman’s March has been held since the 2016 presidential election that elected Donald J. Trump as President of the United States. (Mandatory byline, Henry A. Barrios/ freelance for AP)

The third annual Women’s March in Bakersfield, California drew over 4,000 men, women and children out to protest. “We will never have peace if we don’t have power,” said civil rights activist and co-founder of the United Farmworkers of America Dolores Huerta, who led the march in January. She, along with many other outspoken citizens, took to the streets to march for women’s equality and immigrant rights. Read more at South Kern Sol.

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