Thousands participate in Houston Women's March

Houston's Women's March took place in downtown Saturday morning, the steps of city hall swarmed with thousands of people listening to local women's rights activist speak about how they can make a change in their community.

"No one of us can change the world but each one of us has the possibility to make a difference and all of us together will change this country," said Annise Parker, former Mayor City of Houston,

This year's March through the streets of Downtown Houston was about spreading the message, to rise up and vote in the 2018 primaries and general elections.

"Hey hey, ho ho, 2018 we're going to vote" chanted the crowd.

Local activist took to the stage to address the crowd, Houston Mayor Turner and other city leaders spoke about how proud he was of our diverse city, and how every voice counts.

"It's important that we have candidates that are running it's important that we communicate the message and it's important that we cast a ballot because we have to remember every election is important and every election has consequences and I hope and I hope that the energy will not go away, " said Mayor Turner.

Kim Ogg Harris County District Attorney also spoke at the event.

"And we know that we've seen a lot of things that have surprised us about our justice system but Houston can do better we've got a mayor we've got a county government we've got a police chief a sheriff all of us working together towards equal justice starting with gender," said Ogg.

Marchers shared their views on equality, immigration, and justice. Many feeling that the city of Houston can lead the rest of the country by example.

"A march that does not become a movement is just a really nice walk and we don't need a nice walk and we don't need another March we need a movement."

This year's Woman's March proved to be a huge success, it's expected to trump last year's turn out which had over 22,000 attendees.