January 27, 2017 by Petrea
Use It Or Lose It
(Los Angeles City Hall in the background)
On January 21, I joined millions as we exercised our right to free speech and peaceful assembly. Might as well use it while we’ve still got it.
We started in Pasadena early in the morning, where a huge crowd joined together outside City Hall.
Then we all found our way to Downtown Los Angeles.
The trains were overwhelmed with crowds. My friends and I took Uber.
No photo can describe what a crowd of 750,000 peaceful, earnest, united people looks and feels like.
(Me, Karen, Donna, and Karyn)
When your freedoms are restricted, so are mine. The reverse is also true. I am proud and grateful to have taken part in this historic day.