The Women’s March on Washington Rhode - Island Chapter (WMW-RI) is:
Committed to the National Women’s March on Washington (NWMW) Agenda. As an officially recognized sister organization to the NWMW, we will continue to participate in their strategies and actions. Committed to Grass Roots Organizing. We feel very strongly that we don’t want to be a 501C3 or 4. Our strength is in the number of people we can mobilize for human rights issues, and we want that to be our continued focus, not in building administrative infrastructure.
Committed to Supporting Human Rights Efforts Spearheaded by RI Social Justice Organizations. All of the local social justice organizations are doing excellent work in championing human rights, and there is no need for us to re-invent the wheel or compete with them. We think we could act as a clearing house for information regarding Human Rights advocacy/activism in RI, as well as trainings that will help the newly activate get oriented, on subjects such as cultural competency/humility, Civics and Government, Non-Violence and other related issues.
Committed to Supporting the Efforts of Communities of Color and other Minorities. We want to fully support the efforts of Communities of Color and other Minorities by getting out of their way so they can lead. We want to show up for them and help them in ways they define.
Committed to Being Non-Partisan, Non-Party Affiliated. The mission of Human Rights for All supersedes any one candidate, election cycle or party affiliation. We will support issues, not candidates and politicians.
Committed to Kingian Nonviolence. We believe the realization of Dr. King’s idea of the “Beloved Community” can be made manifest if we strive for the inclusion of as many groups and individuals as possible, supporting all to achieve full enfranchisement.