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Join Us at Our 2017 NOW-NYS Conference: Resist & Persist!

Description: Join us for an empowering day of learning, organizing, and resistance.


Saturday, November 18, 2017

11 am - 5 pm (Registration begins at 10:30 am)
Monroe Community College, Brighton Campus, 100 E. Henrietta Rd.
S. Faculty Tower, Room #8-300


The conference is open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Sliding scale, student rate and scholarships are available.

National Organization for Women Vice President Gilda Yazzie, an enrolled member of Navajo Nation in Durango, CO, will kick off the day of guest speakers.

Resist and Persist: How Elected Women Leaders Are Taking on Trump
Louise Slaughter, House of Representatives, District 25, Rochester
Crystal Peoples-Stokes, NYS Assembly, District 141, Buffalo
Pamela Hunter, NYS Assembly, District 128, Syracuse
Harry Bronson, NYS Assembly, District 138, Rochester
Lovely Warren, Rochester Mayor

White Nationalism and Misogyny: The Intersection of Hate
Angela King, Co-Founder of Life After Hate

Interactive Workshop: Setting a Women’s Rights Agenda for 2018

Susan B. Anthony Awards honoring social justice activists
Lindsay Wrobel and Jenna Register, University of Rochester Student Activists
Safi Osman, Co-Founder of Refugees Helping Refugees
Barbara Moore, Rochester NOW

Also speaking: Sonia Ossorio, NOW-NYS president, and Jaclyn Richard, Rochester NOW president. Rochester NOW is the conference host.

Register NOW!

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Location: Monroe Community College, Brighton Campus, 100 E. Henrietta Rd. S. Faculty Tower, Room #8-300
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time: 10:30am EST
Priority: 5-Medium
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Created by: Ted Wilcox
Updated: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1:41am GMT