Students

Student Voices at the Women’s March

College students from coast to coast were among the hundreds of thousands of protesters on the streets of Washington, D.C.
We met some of them and asked why they attended.

January 23, 2017

Produced by Carmen Mendoza

Students from all walks of life descended on Washington, D.C., on Saturday to show their solidarity for women’s rights and opposition to the new administration. They came from colleges and universities from San Francisco to Boston and many places in between. For some of the students, this was their first-ever protest march and the first time they had voted in a presidential election. Here are their answers to our question, “What is the main reason you’re here today?"