Panelists to discuss justice, economic dignity for women

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FLINT, MI — Local, state and national leaders will start International Women’s Day with a panel discussion focused on justice and economic dignity for women during the Women’s Issues and Education Breakfast on Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mott Community College Regional Technology Center located at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint.

The breakfast titled “Moving Forward, Together in Pursuit of Justice and Economic Dignity” features a number of women political leaders and activist who will speak on access to quality healthcare and education, environmental justice and water affordability and criminal justice and immigration rights.

Registration is required to attend. Cost for the event is $15 for students and $20 for general admission. There are complimentary tickets available on a first come first serve basis. To register for the event click here.

Details:

What: Women’s Issues and Education Breakfast –“Moving Forward, Together in Pursuit of Justice and Economic Dignity”

When: Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Mott Community College Regional Technology Center, 1401 E. Court Street, Flint MI 48503

Speakers:

ACCESS to QUALITY HEALTHCARE
– Renée Branch Canady, Ph.D., MPA, Michigan Public Health Institute (MPHI), CEO

ACCESS to QUALITY EDUCATION
– Ellen Cogen Lipton, Patent Attorney and former State Representative, candidate for MI Congressional District 9

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & WATER AFFORDIBILITY
– Janice Beecher, PhD, Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Public Utilities, director
– Jacqueline Patterson, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice director

CRIMINAL JUSTICE & IMMIGRATION RIGHTS

– Sen. Nina Turner, Our Revolution president

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