San Diego Protests During Trump Inauguration Weekend

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Anti-Trump protest in downtown San Diego, Nov. 16, 2016.

There are now seven events being planned in response to the upcoming inauguration of Donald Trump as President. They include 4 events on Friday, the 20th and two on the 21st.  Plus there is a group of artists doing street theatre. And the folks who organized the “OB Sez No to Trump” rally late last year are attempting to mobilize an Ocean Beach contingent on both days.


Protest Inauguration Day and Fight Trump – San Diego Alliance for Justice
Friday, January 20, 10:30am
San Diego City College
1313 Park Blvd
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This is a call by to mobilize against the bigot, Islamophobic, anti-immigrant, sexist, Trump and everything he stands for. On inauguration day the people of San Diego will unite and fight! We will send our message loud and clear to those at the top: We Reject the President Elect!

Daytime Rally:
We gather at City College at 10:30am, speakers start at 11:00am.
We march to the Federal Building to rally at 12:00 Noon!

Evening Rally:
We join with allies from Unión del Barrio to protest at Chicano Park 5pm-9pm. There will be a march in a loop back to the park. A contingent will stay in the park during the march to welcome fellow protesters as they get off work. Please come whenever you can to add your voice as we Resist and Reject Trump!

  • Daytime Rally: Speakout at City College at 10:30 am
  • March and Rally Federal Building 11:30 am

Protest Trump on Inauguration Day
Friday, January 20, Noon
Park Boulevard and President’s Way Lawn (Balboa Park)
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Hosted by: ANSWER San Diego

As we approach the inauguration of Trump, we denounce all of the rhetoric he used to get to this point, but we do not have to accept it. Leading up to his inauguration we will continue to organize actions and protest and much more, keep an eye out for all that on our page. We will be having a large coalition meeting with all interested allies.

Consider taking Janurary 20th (#J20) off work and joining us in the streets. We want to send a clear message to the Trump administration that we will not allow business as usual.

We will be gathering at 12 noon at the lawn area on Park Boulevard near the intersection of President’s Way. There is a large parking lot across the street. We will march to the downtown Federal Building at 880 Front Street where we will end our march with speakers defending immigrant rights, women’s rights, the environment, the muslim community, racial justice and the LGTBQ community.

San Diego United Against Hate
Friday, January 20, 5-9pm
Chicano Park (Barrio Logan)
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Join Union del Barrio and the greater San Diego community as we unite on Trump’s 1st day in office!! All communities must come together to send a clear message on DAY 1! Only through organized struggle can we win – and win, we will! Actions throughout the nation will send a clear message that we will resist! We will respond! WE ARE WATCHING! People Unite! We have nothing to lose but our chains!

Disrupt J20 – San Diego
Friday, January 20, 9am
Location TBA
San Diego
Hosted by: San Digo Anti-Fascist Task Force
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On January 20th, a fascist will be inaugurated as president. On January 20th, we RISE. Black, Latinx, Muslim, LGBTQ, Jewish, Women, Disabled – we will come together and show our strength, marching in solidarity with the Washington D.C. protesters. Let the world know we will not stand by quietly as a bigot takes power.

Protests on January 21st

San Diego Women’s March
Saturday, January 21, 10am
Civic Center Plaza
1200 Third Ave, San Diego
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The San Diego Women’s March are peacefully marching in San Diego in solidarity with the Women’s March in DC. This is in response to Trump’s election as president. The San Diego Women’s March are dedicated to a free and open society that stands united against marginalization of anyone and for the respect of all people. They also seek to strengthen and continue their commitment to work for the protection of women’s rights, as well as human rights.

The Women’s March will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 am-12 pm. It will start at the Civic Center Plaza (1200 Third Avenue) and march on Broadway to Harbor Dr. and end in front of the County Administration Building.

WE APPRECIATE YOU!!!! Thank you for your support! If you would like to donate funds to support our event you can do so here:

Solidarity March – North County
Saturday, January 21, 11am
San Marcos City Hall
March to Palomar College @ Noon
Rally @ Palomar College 1pm
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In solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington we will be organizing and marching in North San Diego on January 21, 2017. This march will be held in love and light of unity and inclusivity with a call to action.

This march is in solidarity with the Woman’s March being held across the nation. We would like to join all who want to move forward in the wake of the new administration to ensure respect and dignity for all.

This is an inclusive march and all are welcome. We like to extend an invitation to – Men and Women of all ages, all races and all orientations are welcome to join in the call for action. A call for action to ensure the rights of all. A call for action to hold the authorities accountable to ensure our freedom and liberties. A call for action to guarantee safety and security for all.

International & Nationwide #Resist Events

We are not alone. There are people around the globe who are fired up and ready to go. The best resource for this type of information is

Also, see the Indivisible Guide, a practical guide For resisting the Trump agenda put together by nearly 2 dozen former congressional staffers reveal best practices for making Congress listen.


Working Meeting for Artful Activists  January 20th Protest

activismSunday, January 8, 2-4pm
Border X Brewing
2181 Logan Ave (Barrio Logan)
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Artful Activist San Diego will be meeting to discuss how we will be using the Death Star for Jan 20th Protests in San Diego, we know Empire is coming.

If you would like to participate in street theater action and enjoy no Censoring of ideas come join us

Much of the above was compiled by our colleague Doug Porter over at San Diego Free Press.


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