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Protests & Events In Austin For Donald Trump’s Inauguration

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You don’t have to go to Washington, D.C. to resist Donald Trump. Here in Austin, we’ve got a full weekend of protest — and some fun events to round it out.

Heres’s a list of every protest, rally, or inauguration-related event I know of in Austin. You can jump in the comments with links if you know about anything else I’ve missed.

I’m not endorsing any of these events, but I’ll be covering them when I can. Keep an eye on my Twitter for updates and my Facebook for live coverage.

Friday, January 20 – Inauguration Day

  • 8:00 am Inauguration Day Strike at Carl’s Jr. / Green Burrito, 609 W Slaughter Ln. “Stand with Austin Workers as we set the tone of Resistance in the Trump era. In the morning, join Austin fast food workers in Strike.” Facebook event:
  • 12:15 pm J20 UT Austin Walkout at the UT Tower. “On January 20, 2017, students across UT-Austin will walkout in a demonstration of solidarity with communities that are and will be threatened by the policies of the incoming presidential administration.” Facebook event:
  • 5:00 pm One Resistance Rally and Protest at Auditorium Shores, 900 W Riverside Dr. “We’ll rally for civil rights, immigrants’ rights, reproductive rights, our environment, good jobs, and justice and safety in all of our communities.” Facebook event:
  • 5:00 pm Militant/anti-fascist bloc at J20 March gathers at Long Center, 701 Riverside. “Only organized revolt will stop the accelerating attacks on oppressed communities.” Facebook event:
  • 6:00 pm State of the Uterus at Cheer Up Charlie’s. “Join us to raise money for nonprofits invested in reproductive health and menstrual health.” $5 cover charge at the door or online. Facebook event:
  • 7:00 pm LGBTQ Human Rights Rally at the South Steps of the Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave. “We invite all Texans who support preserving fundamental civil rights for the LGBTQ community to join us.” Facebook event:
  • 10:00pm Poo Poo Platter presents Nasty Women: P*ssies Grab Back America at Elysium Austin, 705 Red River St. “We celebrate all the Nasty Women with an all female drag revue!” Tickets $15 or $10 online. Facebook event:

Saturday, January 21

Sunday, January 22

  • 1:00pm 44th TX Roe V Wade Celebration Rally at the Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave. “A non-partisan grassroots rally on the South Steps of the TX Capitol celebrating the anniversary of the historic Roe V Wade supreme court decision that guaranteed a person’s right to privacy in the decision to seek an abortion.” Facebook event:

Read more: What You Need To Know To Protest Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Protesting in Austin? Austin National Lawyers’ Guild (NLG) legal support line is 512-817-4ALG. Write it on your arm in case of arrest!


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