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View other events for the week of 9/13/2011
A Roundtable on Women's Economic Justice and Security
Date Tuesday September 13
Time 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
Union Square - 450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorWomen's Intercultural Network
On September 13, Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW 91.7 FM, will moderate a discussion about women's economic justice and security followed by a Q&A.
http://yourcallradio.org

Confirmed so far:

Ethel Long-Scott, Executive Director of the The Women’s Economic Agenda Project, an organization that demands economic human rights for poor women and their families. WEAP envisions a world in which all women and their families have the skills, healthcare, shelter, and nourishment they need to enjoy happy, healthy, and productive lives.
http://weap.org/

Arcelia Hurtado, Executive Director of Equal Rights Advocates, a civil rights organization dedicated to advancing equal opportunity for women and girls through impact litigation and advocacy. ERA represented the women who sued Wal-Mart for sexual harassment and pay discrimination. It was the largest sex discrimination lawsuit in US history.
http://www.equalrights.org/

Jean Shinoda Bolen, Chair of the 5th World Conference on Women Organizing Committee, will update us on progress for a 5WCW.
http://www.jeanbolen.com/

BACKGROUND

The Women's Intercultural Network and Global Arts and Education are convening a series of four Community Roundtables to explore the critical issues presented at the International Women's Day (IWD) Summit and create national and global agendas for action. You can listen to those panels here: http://iwdsummit2011.com/dev/summit

WIN's mission is to give all women and girls a voice in their democracy and economy.
http://www.win-cawa.org/main.html

GAE's mission is to provide youth with a global understanding of life through language, arts and firsthand experience in other countries.
http://www.globalartsandeducation.com/

Join with Bay Area activists and organizations at the Community Roundtable on September 13 to help frame the issue of Economic Justice and Security for all women. We look forward to an opportunity for an action-oriented conversation with women from APEC countries who are in San Francisco for the Asia Pacific Economic Council - Women's Economic Summit September 14-16.

COME SPEAK UP - SPEAK OUT - GET INVOLVED!

$35 Public, $20 WIN and CAWA members, $10 Students
No one will be turned away
For Information and Registration: win [at] win-cawa.org
Added to the calendar on Thursday Aug 18th, 2011 6:36 PM
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