Invited and confirmed panelists include: Nely Galán, founder, The Adelante Movement; Dr. Julianne Malveaux, economist and president, Bennett College; Suze Orman, America’s leading authority on personal finance; Susan Sarandon, Award-winning actress and human rights activist; Hilda Solis, 25th United States Secretary of Labor; Cecelia FireThunder, former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe; Faye Wattleton, former national president of Planned Parenthood; Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers; Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer and co-author of Half the Sky with New York Times columnist Nicolas Kristoff.
C-SPAN will be taping the conversation which will also broadcast for three nights on Tavis Smiley on PBS beginning Wednesday, March 28 through Friday, March 30. Additionally, the dialogue will continue during The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI).
Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America will take place on Sunday, March 18, 2012 at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Event will begin at 4:00 p.m. ET and end at 6:00 p.m. ET. All attendees must register for admittance. Doors for admittance will close when venue is full. Please print your confirmation page and bring with you. Registration does not guarantee admission. This is a live taping therefore we encourage attendees to arrive by 3:30
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