Seniors in Encinitas, CA, Retirement Home Walk in Solidarity with Women’s March

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On January 21st, approximately 50 seniors at Seacrest Village Retirement Center marched around their retirement home, the same day hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets across the country in support of women’s rights.  Alice Morawetz, the 88-year-old organizer, said that the retirement home administration initially thought the march might be divisive, but she wanted to avoid any political confrontation. “It is not in the style of an expression of protest,” she says, calling their walk “positive, supportive and unifying.”

Read more and see a video about the Encinitas Seniors here.

Also see NextAvenue’s article: Boomer Women on Their March on Washington

 

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