Media Statement the National Organization for Women:
Washington, D.C. – In honor of Black History Month, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is proud to present the Racial Justice Summit and Congressional Briefing: Addressing the Intersects of Gender, Health, Economics, Violence and Race, sponsored by U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore. Special guest speakers will cover topics including immigration rights, maternal mortality, voter suppression and economic justice.
What: NOW’s Racial Justice Summit and Congressional Briefing
When: Monday, February 10, 2020; 9:00 am-5:00 pm Eastern
Where: U.S. Capitol Building- Rayburn House Office Building, Rooms 2044 & 2045 streamed live at: https://www.facebook.com/NationalNOW/
Who: Joining NOW President Toni Van Pelt and Vice President Christian F. Nunes are:
U.S. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton,
Recipient, NOW Award of Distinction for Intersectional Feminism
U.S. Congresswoman Sharice Davids
U.S. Congressman Raul Grijalva
U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley
U.S. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters
Special Guest Speaker
Dr. Gary L. Ford Jr., Author and Professor
Ashley Allison, The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights
Barbara R. Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition
Amy Hinojosa, MANA, A National Latina Organization
Marcia Johnson–Blanco, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Voting Rights Project
Virginia Kase, League of Women Voters
Ola Ojewumi, PPMW DC Advocates Council
Kevin Powell, Author and Civil Rights Activist
Dariely Rodriguez, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Reyna Taylor, National Council for Behavioral Health
Kenyette Tisha Barnes, Co-Founder of #MuteRKelly
Additional Speakers to be Announced.
Media: Due to limited space media RSVPs are requested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kimberly Hayes, Press Secretary , email@example.com , 202-570-4745
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