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Continuing The Fight for Women's Rights & Equity!
The entire community is invited to join us along with Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Bay Area residents, churches and community organizations to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Shirley Chisholm’s historic election to Congress!
We will screen the documentary Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed, hear from Congresswoman Lee on the importance of voting in the Tuesday, November 6 midterm election, and enjoy entertainment from some of the Bay Area’s finest artists! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to share in this wonderful evening!
Organizing for Power | East Bay Candidate & Voter Education Forum
Wednesday, September 20, 2018, 5:30pm - 9pm
Merritt College, Huey P Newton / Bobby Seal Student Lounge
12500 Campus Drive, Oakland
6–9pm Candidates Forum
Members, friends, and community join us for an educational evening to evaluate the 2018 General Election candidates on their prospective to create and implement legislation policies and resources to positively impact the Black community and other communities of color.
Invited local candidates & representatives for Assembly District 15, City Council and School Board 2, 4 & 6, Oakland Mayor, Oakland Auditor, Peralta Community College District Trustees, and more! Plus ballot initiative discussion and voter education resource area.
Sponsored by Merritt College Office of Student Activities & Campus Life, Black Elected Officials of the Bay Area, Black Women Organized for Political Action and Niagara Democratic Club
In partnership with: AKA Xi Gamma Omega, Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition, BOSS, Community Giving Foundation, Delta Sigma Theta Berkeley Alumnae Chapter, Omega Phi Psi, 100 Black Men, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, SPEEDCO and Teacher Diversity Project.