100 Years Strong: Empowering Voters, Strengthening Democracy

100 Years Strong: Empowering Voters, Strengthening Democracy

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 - NOW available on demand!

Did you miss it? Would you like to see it again? We hope you enjoy this encore presentation of Empowering Voters, Strengthening Democracy: A Centennial Celebration, marking the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters. While we celebrate these milestones, our work to ensure equal access to democracy for all is far from complete. The League of Women Voters of Oakland is conducting extensive voter education and outreach for Election 2020. Please take a minute to make a donation in support of our efforts. Gifts of any amount will make an impact.
 

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Join the League of Women Voters of Oakland on August 26th from 12:00-1:30pm for a free online Centennial Celebration focused on Empowering Voters and Strengthening Democracy past and present. Don’t miss this special Women’s Equality Day gathering which marks the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment and the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters. Hear from inspirational guest speakers and thought leaders, celebrate the winners of our annual “Making Democracy Work” awards, and enjoy multimedia performances. Come away ready to continue the fight to ensure that every voter has free and fair access to the polls because we are all equal on Election Day. The fight never ended; there is more work for us to do.

Agenda

  • Welcome: LWVO President, Deborah Shefler

  • Moderator: KRON4 Anchor, Pam Moore

  • Spoken Word Performance: Eleanor Wikstrom

  • Making Democracy Work Awards: Casey Farmer and the Alameda County Community Food Bank

  • Remarks: Mayor Libby Schaaf and First Partner Jennifer Siebel-Newsom

  • Panel Discussion: Aimee Allison, Karen Korematsu and Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

  • Call to Action & Appreciations

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