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“Women’s March on Washington – DC and National Women’s March Present Power In Unity Advocacy Event”

by Prince Of Petworth May 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm 2 Comments

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125 Michigan Avenue, NE courtesy Trinity University

From a press release:

“On Saturday, May 6, 2017 Women’s March DC (WMDC) is hosting an all-day kick-off event “Power in Unity.” Hosted by Trinity Washington University, this event will focus on activating women who were inspired by the Women’s March and will provide attendees with action items moving forward. The morning program will feature keynote speakers including Mayor Muriel Bowser, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton, and members of the Women’s March National Committee.

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The afternoon will consist of 10 panel discussions featuring noted activists and advocates who will discuss how attendees can get involved locally. Each panel is centered around the Women’s March on Washington Unity Principles, plus the added issues of DC Statehood and Rights and Responsibilities of Federal Employees.

 WHAT:

A full day event including a morning general session with keynote addresses and afternoon issue area panel discussion workshops. All events are open to the media. Tickets are $15.00. The full program can be found here.

WHEN/WHERE:

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Trinity Washington University

125 Michigan Avenue NE

Washington, DC 20017

9:00-12:00 Women as Change Agents featuring Mayor Muriel Bowser and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

12:30-1:30 Advocacy Workshops Session One

  1. Resistance as a Federal Employee

  2. Ending Violence Against Women

  3. Providing Accessible Healthcare for Women

  4. Providing Fair Employment and Economic Opportunities for Women

  5. Protecting the Rights of our LGBTQIA Community

 

1:45-2:45 Advocacy Workshops Session Two

  1. Protecting and Expanding Civil Rights

  2. Protecting Immigrant Rights

  3. Protecting Environmental Rights

  4. Protecting Home Rule and Expanding to Statehood”

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