Images: Women's March in Chicago

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 1/20/2018 6:30 PM

Thousands of people gathered Saturday at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park. On a warm, sunny winter day, the crowd of Chicagoans and suburbanites carried signs, wore pink hats and spoke of their desire for change.

The crowd held signs with a common theme at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
The crowd held signs with a common theme at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Elaine Nekritz, foreground, a retired state representative from Northbrook, stands near the main stage of the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday. Organizers said 300,000 people came to the event.
Elaine Nekritz, foreground, a retired state representative from Northbrook, stands near the main stage of the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday. Organizers said 300,000 people came to the event.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Organizers said 300,000 people came to the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
Organizers said 300,000 people came to the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Young girls stand at the base of a large video screen projecting the speakers on stage a block away at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
Young girls stand at the base of a large video screen projecting the speakers on stage a block away at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Dawnn Basaraba, of Carol Stream, enjoys the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday. She rallied with several political groups from DuPage County.
Dawnn Basaraba, of Carol Stream, enjoys the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday. She rallied with several political groups from DuPage County.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Cathy Clarkin, of Naperville holds a sign as she stands with friend Laura Font, of Elmhurst and several other women at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
Cathy Clarkin, of Naperville holds a sign as she stands with friend Laura Font, of Elmhurst and several other women at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The crowd makes it's way west on Jackson Boulevard during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
The crowd makes it's way west on Jackson Boulevard during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The crowd listens near the stage at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
The crowd listens near the stage at the Women's March Chicago in Grant Park Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Darilyn Dinsmore and husband David Kozar of Forest Park ride the Green Line to the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
Darilyn Dinsmore and husband David Kozar of Forest Park ride the Green Line to the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
Marni Pyke | Staff Photographer
Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy joins the crowd gathering at the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy joins the crowd gathering at the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
Marni Pyke | Staff Photographer
Crowds of buoyant marchers using public transit streamed toward Grant Park for the Women's March Chicago. This group gathered at a Green Line el stop.
Crowds of buoyant marchers using public transit streamed toward Grant Park for the Women's March Chicago. This group gathered at a Green Line el stop.
Marni Pyke | Staff Photographer
Participants in the Women's March Chicago hold up their signs.
Participants in the Women's March Chicago hold up their signs.
Marni Pyke | Staff Photographer
The reported crowd of 300,000 packs the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Jackson Boulevard during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
The reported crowd of 300,000 packs the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Jackson Boulevard during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The crowd held signs with a common theme at the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
The crowd held signs with a common theme at the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
A woman holds a plastic light saber as she stands on a cement block in Federal Plaza t the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
A woman holds a plastic light saber as she stands on a cement block in Federal Plaza t the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
An effigy of Donald Trump is carried around Federal Plaza during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
An effigy of Donald Trump is carried around Federal Plaza during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
With a massive crowd behind them, Elaine Nekritz, retired state representative from Northbrook, foreground right, and Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel from Evanston, left, are by the main stage in Grant Park during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
With a massive crowd behind them, Elaine Nekritz, retired state representative from Northbrook, foreground right, and Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel from Evanston, left, are by the main stage in Grant Park during the Women's March Chicago Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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