Friday, August 9, 2013

Women's Equality Day 2013: Aug 26

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day 2013:  A Night in Herstory!

Join the West Hollywood City Council and West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board for a special celebration commemorating both the Board’s twenty years of service to the West Hollywood Community and the 93rd Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote. The Women's Advisory Board (WAB) was created on December 7, 1992 and advises the City Council on policies and other issues pertaining to women, advocates on behalf of women's rights, and provides programming addressing women's concerns. 

This year’s Keynote Speaker will be Helen Reddy, Grammy Award-Winning Recording Artist and Feminist Icon.  As part of the program, Ms. Reddy’s Iconic song, “I Am Woman,” will be honored by the United States Postal Service with a special pictorial postmark. Special guest speakers also include
Kafi D. Blumenfield, Member, California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.

City of West Hollywood and the West Hollywood Women's Advisory Board. 

Co-sponsored by: California Commission on the Status of Women, Feminist Majority Foundation, Ms. Magazine, National Women's History Museum, California Women's Law Center, Hollywood NOW, National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles, National Women's Political Caucus L.A. Westside, June L Mazer Lesbian Archives

Monday, August 26, 2013
West Hollywood City Council Chambers
625 N. San Vicente Blvd
West Hollywood, CA  90069

6 pm – 9 pm

or call 323-848-6823

Free Parking with validation in the onsite 5-story parking structure. The program will be televised on WeHoTV and available on demand at


6:00 PM - Meet N' Greet with the Women's Advisory Board featuring a historical digital installation and select video shorts

7:00 PM - Women's Equality Day Program
West Hollywood City Council and Women's Advisory Board with Special Guests in including Kari Blumefiled, Member of the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls

Keynote Speaker Helen Reddy, Grammy Award-winning Recording Artist and Feminist Icon

U. S. Postal Service unveiling of a special pictorial postmark honoring Helen Reddy and her song "I Am Woman" designed by the artist Nicolosi

8:00 PM – Reception

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