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Women’s Political Engagement, Then and Now

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Featured guests include: Representative Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), a Texas delegate at the NWC in 1977. Dr. Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, who recently co-authored a biography on Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color in Congress and one of the sponsors of the federal legislation underwriting the NWC. Betsy Fischer Martin, Executive Director of the Women & Politics Institute at American University, and former producer of Meet the Press. Errin Haines, a leading MSNBC commentator and co-founder of the women’s news service The 19th. Moderated by Caitlyn Jones, UH doctoral student and lead research assistant on the Sharing Stories from 1977 project.

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Women’s
Conference
1977
Location
Elizabeth D. Rockwell Events Center, MD Anderson Library
Cost
Free
Contact
Sandra D. Davidson
sddavids@cougarnet.uh.edu