A crowded street demonstration attended by many tens of thousands is not usually the first place a parent may wish to bring their young child. But on January 21, 2017, over 100,000 people in Seattle participated in a march — one of hundreds of sister marches occurring worldwide — to protest incoming President Trump’s policies and treatment of women. Among the protesters were groups of families and children, and we meet some of them and hear their reasons for marching.
Aileen Imperial is a multimedia and documentary producer with a commitment to thoughtful observation and engagement. Her work has aired nationally on the PBS American Masters series, the PBS NewsHour, and she received an Emmy® award in 2016 in the Arts feature category.More stories by Aileen Imperial