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New Start Time for Conference: 10 am
Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, will keynote the Virginia NOW State Conference on “The Past and Future of the ERA in Virginia.”
Saturday, April 16th, 2011
Harris Hall Auditorium at
Grace E. Harris Hall
1015 Floyd Avenue
Virginia Commonwealth University
Monroe Park Campus
Everyone is invited to a casual reception with Virginia NOW officers Friday, April 15, 6 pm – 10 pm, Lobby Bar, Doubletree Hotel, 301 W. Franklin Street, Richmond. Food and beverages available for purchase.
Agenda (times are approximate)
10 am – Business Meeting
10:45 am – Keynote: Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, &
Alice Cohan, Political Director of the Feminist Majority
12:15 pm – Lunch on your own
1:30 pm – Feminist Majority film on rape, followed by discussion
2:30 pm – “Turning Virginia Around in the Next Election” – Eleanor Smeal
This is a very special opportunity to strategize about passing the Equal Rights Amendment with Ellie – the nation’s leading feminist activist and leader of the movement to ratify the ERA – and Alice Cohan, legendary feminist organizer and activist.
Check made out to Virginia NOW or cash; no credit cards.
NOW members:$40. Sliding scale available.
Students: $10. Sliding scale available.
Non-members: $40 (can apply to one-year membership).
VA NOW policy: We are committed to equality. No one is ever turned away for financial reasons!
The Doubletree Hotel is the conference hotel.