About 75 people rallied at the steps of the California State Capitol building to celebrate the achievements of women and to fight for equal rights.

Event speakers included Sacramento City Councilwoman Angelique Ashby, State Assemblywoman Susan Eggman, Elk Grove Mayoral candidate Tracie Stafford, President f Sacramento City Unified Schools Jessie Ryan, candidate for Sacramento City Council Tamika L’Ecluse, and others.

The speakers urged women to step up and fight for equal pay and encouraged them to vote and run for office. The event was hosted by the organizers of the Women’s March in Sacramento.