On the afternoon of March 8, several of members from the Knox and Galesburg community marched in honor of International Women’s Day. Organized through Indivisible Knox County, Assistant Professors of English Katya Reno and Valerie Billing led the march through downtown Galesburg. The march concluded at the public square, where participants of the march shared their reasons for celebrating and fighting for the rights of women of all identities.
Galesburg residents and Knox students march through downtown Galesburg in celebration of International Women’s Day.
Chair of Gender and Women’s Studies Magali Roy-Fequiérè gives a brief speech as the march concludes in Galesburg’s public square.
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Visiting Assistant Professor of English Katya Reno chants with the group of marchers. Reno was one of the lead organizers of the march through Indivisible Knox County. (Photos by Nadia Spock/TKS)