- Aug 20 2022
- 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Battles for Women’s Equality and Women’s Rights
This upcoming Women’s Equality Day event comes at an extremely important time for defending women’s reproductive rights, voting rights and many others.
Join us, learn from experience and gain strength and guidance for the battles ahead. We welcome your active involvement.
Date: August 20, 2022
Time: 11 am PDT / 2 am EDT
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shirley Weber, California Secretary of State
Moderator: Bertha Gaffney Gorman, journalist, President & CEO at Life Expansion & Education Project
- Camila Chávez, Executive Director, the Dolores Huerta Foundation
- Ting Ting Cheng, Civil rights attorney and activist
- Janice Mathis, Esq., Executive Director National Council of Negro Women
- Eleanor Smeal, President & Co-founder Feminist Majority Foundation
- Julie C. Suk, Professor and author of We the Women: the Unstoppable Mothers of the ERA
After the panel discussion there will be a Q & A session.
There will be a series of brief videos from young people on the importance of the vote for equality and rights during the program.
We will also have a call to action, presented by former Mayor of Sacramento Heather Fargo, in honor of the Silent Sentinels to hold signs that says on VOTE within our communities at a special event on October 8, 2022.