Enough is Enough Summit, April 25, 2018:
WASHINGTON – The Enough Is Enough campaign, launched in December by coalition partners National Organization for Women (NOW), Feminist Majority, National Congress of Black Women, UNITE HERE, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, and Legal Momentum are holding a one-day summit and congressional briefing on April 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C. These groups are bringing together activists and allies to discuss strategies and craft initiatives to combat sexual violence and develop survivor-centric solutions on the ground, in the courts, and in Congress.
Through panels and discussion, the event will serve as an opportunity to listen to a diverse group of people – from survivors themselves to various activists and allies working across different industries and sectors. These participants will not only share their first-hand experiences with sexual violence and harassment, but help lay a groundwork of recommendations for actionable solutions. The goal of Enough is Enough is to shine light on what sexual harassment looks like for different communities, and how together we can work to craft informed solutions that address these specific barriers.
WHAT: Enough is Enough Summit & Briefing; Discussion Topics to Include:
Strengthening Federal Law and Policy
Model State Laws and Workplace Policies
Countering Misogyny and Changing the Culture
WHO: Convening Leaders and Program Participants:
Toni Van Pelt, President, National Organization for Women (NOW)
Eleanor Smeal, Co-Founder & President, Feminist Majority
Dr. E. Faye Williams, National President, National Congress of Black Women
Maria Elena Durazo, General Vice-President, UNITE HERE
Mónica Ramírez, President, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas
Carol Robles-Román, President and CEO, Legal Momentum
Carol Moody, Chief Operating Officer, Legal Momentum
Confirmed Speakers and Panelists:
Gaylynn Burroughs, Policy Director, Feminist Majority Foundation
Sunu Chandy, Legal Director, National Women’s Law Center
Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Debra Katz, Founding Partner, Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLC
Sonia Ossorio, President, New York City NOW and NY State NOW
Maya Raghu, Director of Workplace Equality and Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center
Kathy Spillar, Executive Editor, Ms. Magazine
For an updated schedule of events and speakers, please visit http://bit.ly/EnoughSummit2018
WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2018; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WHERE: Congressional Visitors Center: Atrium and Auditorium First St. NE (at East Capitol St.), Washington, DC 20515
MEDIA: For media interested in attending the event, please contact Daniella Burgos at email@example.com; 202.695.8221
For media interested in interviews with any of the convening partners or participants, please contact Dee Donavanik, firstname.lastname@example.org; 202.695.8229
GUEST RSVP: For more information on the Enough is Enough campaign and to RSVP for the Summit, please click here (free to attend).
Dee Donavanik , email@example.com, 202.695.8229
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