Women’s March Bay Area is proud to be a partner/sponsor of the inaugural She the People Summit on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in San Francisco.
This unprecedented national gathering of women of color transforming U.S. politics will mark this moment in history of our rise.
Founded and led by Aimee Allison, president of Democracy in Color, the summit will convene leading changemakers in national progressive politics. To strengthen the collective bonds, to organize our common efforts, and to realize the political power of women of color in 2018, 2020, and beyond.
Partial Speaker List Includes:
Sayu Bhojwani, Founder & President, New American Leaders
State Representative Crisanta Duran, Colorado District 5; Speaker of the House
Kimberly Ellis, Founder, Unbought and Unbossed
Alicia Garza, Principal, Black Futures Lab; Strategy & Partnership Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter
Deb Haaland, Democratic Nominee, New Mexico's 1st Congressional District
Dolores Huerta, Founder & President, Dolores Huerta Foundation; Co-Founder, United Farm Workers
Congressmember Pramila Jayapal, Washington District 7
Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder & Co-Director, ROC United
Congressmember Barbara Lee, California District 13
Ai-jen Poo, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
State Representative Rebecca Rios, Arizona District 27; House Minority Leader
Linda Sarsour, Founder, MPower Change
Rashida Tlaib, Democratic Nominee, Michigan’s 13th Congressional District
This Summit is taking place on the eve of the midterm elections at a time when our country is looking for signs of hope and courageous leadership. We have witnessed since 2016 a surge of women of color both rising in politics and entering politics. The Summit will be an unprecedented convening of women of color who are changing our national and local politics. From the stage, participants will learn about the political power of women of color as a voting bloc, and will hear stories of the challenges and triumphs of what it takes for women of color to succeed in politics. They will also hear from the very best strategists about how women of color are leading new approaches to win in the mid-terms and beyond.
An updated speaker list is available at www.shethepeople.org
Thursday, September 20, 2018
8 am-5 pm PST
The Julia Morgan Ballroom
465 California St, San Francisco, CA
Watch recordings of She The People Summit on Youtube Live: