Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 - NOW available on demand!
Speakers and Panelists
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.
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