By Kae Saeteurn
April 21, 2017
The March for Science, happening in Seattle and all around the world on Saturday, April 22, will bring together people from all walks of life. Many will march for the broader scopes of science, for social justice and diversity issues within scientific institutions, and for climate change. Whatever the reason, this march is meant to not only celebrate and fight for science, but to also celebrate Earth Day.
Like the Womxn’s March that drew over 175,000 participants in Seattle, the March for Science is expected to draw in thousands as well. Seattle’s march is just one of dozens planned in Washington State alone.
A rally at Cal Anderson Park in Capitol Hill will kick things off at 10 a.m. The march begins at 12 p.m. and concludes at the International Fountain at Seattle Center. The expected time for the trek from Cal Anderson to Seattle Center should take about an hour.
In addition, please be mindful of the march’s impact on local and small businesses. The Womxn’s March impacted many Chinatown-International District businesses, particularly since it occurred during the Lunar New Year season. While the March for Science will not run through the C-ID this time around, many businesses around the Capitol Hill and Downtown areas will be impacted. Consider swinging by these businesses to support!
More information can be found here, and check out the official route below.