Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney has just been added onto the program for SPEAKING FIERCE, our fabulous International Women's Day event.
"Ms. McKinney is the first African American Congresswoman in Georgia, a tireless advocate of women of color and even a past recipient of our annual Sisters of Fire Award," says WCRC Executive Director Anisha Desai. "We are extremely honored to have her join us in celebrating women's struggle for equality, peace and justice all over the world."
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Special Guest Appearance by
SPEAKING FIERCE: Celebrate International Women's Day!
Thursday, March 6
7:00 - 9:00pm
First Congregational Church
2501 Harrison Street, Oakland
No one turned away for lack of funds
The Honorable Cynthia McKinney, Green Party Presidential Candidate
Bushra Rehman, Brooklyn-Based Pakistani Poet & Co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism
Climbing Poetree, Spoken Word/Performance Art
TEMPO, Technological Empowerment & Media Project of Oakland
SWAN, Service Women's Action Network
Jennifer Johns, R&B World Music Singer
International Women's Day is a day for women on all continents to come together to celebrate their struggle for equality, justice, peace and development. WCRC will commemorate our day with performances and stories of creative resistance by leading women of color artists/activists in an evening of art, spoken word, humor and music. Join us for inspiring performances and interactive creative activities for the whole family.
Co-Sponsored by: Art in Action, BAY-Peace, Colorlines Magazine, Codepink, Courage to Resist, EBASE (East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy), East Bay Peace Action, Global Exchange, Global Women's Fund, National Radio Project, Peace Action West, Rainforest Action Network, Speakout, War Times, The Women's Building, Women's International League of Peace & Freedom (SF Branch)
For more info, call 510-444-2700 x305, or email email@example.com