This discussion, "Democracy Rescued: The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Black Women in Politics,” will explore some of the challenges Black women face when navigating the political space and the ways that we can do more to make room for Black women to lead.
Featuring: Aimee Allison, Hon. Malia Cohen, Kimberly Ellis, Christine Johnson, and Meena Harris (moderator)
Aimee is speaking around 12:30 p.m. on the main stage!
The Women's March Bay Area will unite in San Jose and San Francisco to reaffirm our commitment to building a positive and just future for all, and to celebrate the spirit of resistance efforts over the past year. This rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support women's rights, human rights, social and environmental justice, and to encourage participation in 2018 midterm elections.
Need a real dose of hope?
Join Dolores Huerta, Marianne Williamson, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Sister Jenna, Stephen Dinan, Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Joan Blades, Shariff Abdullah, Michael Lerner, Andrew Harvey and other bold leaders, activists, and “solutionaries” who are sharing their best practices for BEING the change the world needs right now!
During this unparalleled 3-day gathering, you’ll learn about exciting initiatives in key areas, including:
Racial & Social Justice
Social Impact Entrepreneurship & Economic Justice
Climate Change & Green Energy
And so much more!
Join us for Vision 2020, December 5-7.
RSVP at no charge here: http://vision2020summit.us/
Los Angeles, CA
Aimee’s keynote topic:
"Women of color are the core of the progressive movement as activists, culture makers, voters, and next generation political leadership. She the People imagines a politics that we have not yet seen - one that elevates and invests in women of color, America's most underrepresented and progressive group, to forge an intersectional political agenda that addresses the unfinished business of the left and prepares our movement for victory. She the People reimagines democracy, as women of color become the majority of all women and people of color in the U.S."
Women's March Presents: The Inaugural Women's Convention 2017
The Women’s Convention will bring thousands of women, femmes and our allies of all backgrounds to Detroit from October 27-29, 2017, for a weekend of workshops, strategy sessions, inspiring forums and intersectional movement building to continue the preparation going into the 2018 midterm elections.
Saturday October 21, 2017
8:55-9:10 am–Statewide Breakfast–Homestead
Aimee Allison Keynote
2:30-3:45 pm–Great Hall Conference Center & Homestead Building
The New American Majority: Changing the Way the Democratic Party Approaches Elections–Homestead 2