Women’s March has launched a survey that reintroduces the original issue planks passed at the National Women’s Conference and included in The Spirit of Houston report presented to President Jimmy Carter in 1978. New legislative priorities will be set considering results from this survey. Take the survey here.
Houston is a food mecca. Houston Women’s March has teamed up with area restaurants where women are leaders in and outside the kitchen to feature special commemorative tasting menus. Click here for area participants.
In 1977, over 2,000 runners participated in a relay race from Seneca Falls, New York to Houston to draw a visual connection between the historic 1848 women’s convention and the history-making 1977 National Women’s Conference. Houston Women’s March invites participants in a walk/run of the last leg of this iconic race, which will feature original participants and reimagined torches. To learn more and participate, click here.
At this public community dinner, Houston Women’s March invites all interested to an evening of conversation and connection as we take stock of the vision for change achieved at the 1977 National Women’s Conference and the new concerns of 2017. Original planks will be considered during a national crowdsourcing event held simultaneous to this gathering. The Houston community dinner will especially honor former participants in town for University of Houston’s two-day commemorative conference. To participate in Houston’s onsite community dinner, click here.