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Women and Political Power in the Humphrey Era and Today

Associate Dean HHH Greg Lindsey

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)

Minneapolis, United States

Women and Political Power in the Humphrey Era and Today

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Debra Fitzpatrick, director of the Center on Women and Public Policy, will convene a group of prominent women political leaders will share historic and contemporary views of the landscape and provide models for moving ahead in the decades to come. to discuss how women’s political fortunes have changed over the past several decades.

 

The discussion, part of an ongoing series celebrating Hubert H. Humphrey’s legacy, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 10, in the Humphrey Forum. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Welcome - Associate Dean Greg Lindsey

 

Introductory Overview and Election Review

Debra Fitzpatrick, director of the Center on Women and Public Policy

Amy Brenengen, director of the Legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women

 

Humphrey Era: The Legacy of Coya Knutson, Minnesota's first female member of Congress

Bille Young, historian, Coya Knutson biographer, and author of Minnesota Women in Politics

 

Models for Progress

Representative Mindy Greiling on recruiting women as candidates and the power of numbers

Mayor Elizabeth Kautz on local government as a model for working together

 

Observations and moderated discussion

Arvonne Fraser, Center on Women and Public Policy founder and senior fellow emerita

 

Lunch provided for those who RSVP.

Have questions about Women and Political Power in the Humphrey Era and Today? Contact Associate Dean HHH Greg Lindsey

When & Where

301 19th Avenue S.
Minneapolis

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CST)


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Associate Dean HHH Greg Lindsey

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