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A Woman's Voice
Date Sunday September 20
Time 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley 94709
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorJohn Feld
rel="bookmark">A Woman’s Voice: Joan Blades speaks at the Hillside Club this Sunday
September 17th, 2009

You’re invited! Come join in a lively local conversation about mothers, families and the women’s movement. The Hillside Club in Berkeley is hosting the event with MomsRising’s co-founder Joan Blades leading the conversation.

WHAT: “Mothers, Family, and the Women’s Movement in the 21st Century”
WHERE: Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley CA 94709
WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 20, 7:00 PM
WHO: You, your kids, friends, neighbors– all are welcome!

This Hillside Club event is $10, or $5 for club members and members of momsRising.

Tickets available online and at the door. Seating is limited.

We’d love to see you there!

A Woman’s Voice will present Joan Blades in conversation with friends and audience members discussing the role of mothers, families and how they relate to the on-going women’s movement now and in the future. Joan is a co-founder of both MoveOn.org and MomsRising.org. The former is a political education and advocacy group; the latter
works to bring together millions of people who share a common concern about the need to build a more family-friendly America.

This is the first in a monthly series of lectures at the Club. The series, A Woman’s Voice, gives women an opportunity to express their passion to a new or wider audience.

Joan Blades is a co-founder of MoveOn.org, which has an online membership of over 5 million. Mother’s Day 2006 she co-founded MomsRising.org with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner to tap the power of online grassroots organizing for mothers and families in the U.S. MomsRising has an online membership of over 1 million. She is the co-author of The Motherhood Manifesto, which won the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize in 2007. Last century she co-founded Berkeley Systems, taught mediation at Golden Gate Law School, practiced mediation, and wrote Mediate Your Divorce. She is also a mother, a writer, an artist, a jeweler, a soccer player, and a Hillside Club member.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Sep 17th, 2009 12:17 PM

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