A Centennial Celebration: Women's Right to Vote

A Centennial Celebration: Women's Right to Vote

Equality Day Save the Date
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Mark your calendars now for this free online event!

Online registration begins August 12 at www.lwvoakland.org.

Join the League of Women Voters of Oakland on August 26th for a special online Centennial celebration focused on “Empowering Voters and Strengthening Democracy” past and present. Don’t miss this exciting Women’s Equality Day gathering marking the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote and the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters.  

Hear from inspirational guests including:
  • First Partner of California Jennifer Siebel Newsom
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, and
  • Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Eleanor Wikstrom.
Join Pam Moore, award-winning KRON 4 News anchor, as she moderates a discussion with:
  • Aimee Allison, Thought Leader Activist and Founder and President of She the People
  • Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, Visionary and CEO of the Latino Community Foundation, and
  • Karen Korematsu, civil rights advocate and Founder and Executive Director of Fred T. Korematsu Institute.
Meet community advocates "Making Democracy Work:"
  • Casey Farmer, lead for Alameda County’s Full Count Committee/Census2020, and
  • Leaders from the award-winning nationally-recognized Alameda County Community Food Bank