Thursday, September 1, 2011

September 17 - Exciting Event!

It Is YOUR Time: Women Taking Action
Hosted by California Women Lead (with NWPC LA-Westside)
Saturday, September 17, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fiesta Hall at Plummer Park: 7377 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood
Breakfast Discussion: Do women really matter in elected office? We'll tell you the importance of why we need women! Join Wendy Greuel and Jan Perry, both candidates for Mayor of LA in a discussion moderated by West Hollywood City Councilwoman Abbe Land.

Session 1: We know that you already have what it takes to run for elected office - we will show you how! Walk through a personal assessment of the skills you already have with CA Women Lead State Board of Director Vice President Teri Burns and CA Women Lead CEO Rachel Michelin.

Luncheon Panel: A discussion on the future of Los Angeles under redistricted seats and how it affects women. Where are the opportunities, what will be the challenges? How can women get involved? Join a lively discussion with Mary Hughes, The 2012 Project (invited); Rachel Michelin, CA Women Lead CEO; Serena Josel, Planned Parenthood LA Director of Public Affairs; Lindsay Bubar, NWPC-Westside President, and Moderator Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (invited).

Session 2: Social Media - how you can utilize your established social media outlets to help get elected. Social Media Stragestist & Manager Rebecca Simon will provide you with tips on how to use social networking to fundraise, develop coalitions and help put together a successful campaign.

Session 3: Women need to be asked to run for office. Because we know that, we are asking you to take the leap to run! Learn about resources available to you from women leaders around the state. Find out why IT IS YOUR TIME TO TAKE ACTION!

Don't miss out – register early!! Event includes light breakfast and boxed lunch -- $20 if you reserve your spot before September 15 and $35 if you reserve at the door. REGISTER

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