I proudly marched for the revolutionary leaders who came before me, who paved the way for us to keep up the fight

I marched in solidarity with people, particularly women (Black women, Native women, poor women, immigrant women, Muslim women, and queer and trans women), to ensure that they are free and able to care for and nurture their families, however they are formed, in safe and healthy environments, free from structural impediments. I marched in honor of my children, and to positively model my democratic right to speak freely and advocate for others. I marched for the many amazing young people with whom I work every day — for those who have not found their voice or do not have the means/privilege to attend, but who have been marginalized, oppressed, unheard…my students are an inspiration to me, and I’m grateful to learn with them as we challenge ourselves to better understand (or just be more aware of) complicated issues. I proudly marched for the revolutionary leaders who came before me, who paved the way for us to keep up the fight…