KC Women’s Equality Week Schedule, August 25 – 31

Sunday, August 25th – 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Kickoff Rally at Mill Creek Park, 47th Street & Main
Speakers, Wall of Women’s Achievement & Wall of Women’s Woes

Monday, August 26th – 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Women’s Workplace: Wages, Woes and What’s Next?
at the Central Exchange 1020 Central, KCMO
Speakers: CiCi Rojas – President & CEO, Diane Stafford – KC Star Columnist, Alise Martiny – Business Manager, Mary O’Halloran – Media Consultant & Panelist on Ruckus, KCPT

Tuesday, August 27th – 10:00am to 11:30am
What’s Percolating in the Kansas Legislature? – Johnson County
Leawood Branch Library, 117th & Roc, 4700 Town Center Dr.
Panelists: Representatives Barbara Bollier and Nancy Lusk

Tuesday, August 27th – starting at 5:30pm
Black Women of the Civil Rights Movement Presentation
African American Culture House, UMKC Campus, 5245 Rockhill Rd.
Presenter: Ina P. Montgomery

Tuesday, August 27th – 6:00pm to 7:30pm
3-State Strategy: Understanding Equal Rights Ratification
National Archives, 400 West Pershing Rd.
Panelists: Mary Mosley – Co-Chair Missouri ERA/NOW, Barbara Clark-Evans – KCK Community College, Representative Judy Morgan, Deleta Williams, Former Missouri Representative

Wednesday, August 28th – Starting at 6:30pm
Book Review: Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind The New Deal
Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Library, 4601 Main St.
Author: Kirsten Downey

Thursday, August 29th – 9:00am to 10:30am
What’s Percolating in the Kansas Legislature? – Wyandotte County
KCKCC Room 2325, Lower Level Jewell Building, 7250 State Ave. KCK
Panelists: Senator Pat Pettey & Representatives Kathy Wolfe Moore and Valdenia Winn

Thursday, August 29th – 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Affordable Care Act & Women: Moving Toward Health Care Equality
UMKC School of Law, Stoup Courtroom, 52nd & Oak St., KCMO
Speaker: Ann Marie Marciarille, JD

Thursday, August 29th – 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Empowerment Through Education: Si, Se Puede – The Latina Perspective
KCK South Branch Library, 3104 Strong Ave. KCK
Join us for panel discussion

Thursday, August 29th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Radio Program: KKFI 90.1 FM – Frances Perkins: Influence on the Labor Movement

Friday, August 30th – 8:00am to 9:30am
The Economics of being a Woman: It Doesn’t Add Up!
Central Exchange, 1020 Central, KCMO
Sponsored by the Women’s Foundation

Saturday, August 31st – 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Radio Program: KKFI 90.1 FM Every Woman’s Show
Author of Cry Purple, Ms. Christine McDonald

For more information go to: www.facebook.com/WomensEqualityGKC

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