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Galvanize California

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The University Union

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819

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Galvanize CA brings together an inspiring combination of local and national experts at the forefront of the fight for gender equity.

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In the lead-up to the 2020 United State of Women Summit, USOW is convening communities across the country and equipping women with the tools they need to keep fighting for gender equity.

Join us at the Galvanize Program in Sacramento, CA on Saturday, October 26th to learn about the work being done in California and across the country, as well as connect with local activists, community leaders, and Californians looking to make a difference.

Our speakers include:

  • Tina Tchen, Co-Chair of the United State of Women, Incoming President and CEO of TIME'S UP, and former Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama
  • Dolores Huerta, President and CEO of the Dolores Huerta Foundation
  • Ebony Harper, Director of the National Alliance for Trans Liberation and Advancement
  • Tyah-Amoy Roberts, USOW Ambassador, Executive Council, Team ENOUGH, Board Member, March for Our Lives
  • Edna Chavez,Los Angeles Community Coalition, March for Our Lives
  • Edith Grace Williams (South Sacramento Indigenous Activist, Brown Issues
  • Jas Johl, Gender Equity Officer, Mayor Tubbs,
  • Charlotte Banks, Health and Wellness Director, Black Women United
  • Kolieka Seigle, President, CA NOW
  • Brittany Bray, Prevention Education, WEAVE
  • And a special performance by XPosed Dance Team!

The day begins with an engagement fair and local marketplace for attendees to network with local organizations and partners before transitioning to a high-energy mainstage session. The afternoon has attendees break into tracks to in-depth and skill-based trainings led by national experts on topics such as:

Please note that when selecting your Galvanize ticket, you are also selecting your breakout track. Attendees will only be able to attend one training.

The cost to attend the Galvanize Program is $50. Scholarships are available and will be awarded on a rolling basis. Please click here to apply!

Attendees will be responsible for their own housing and transportation.

Questions? Please visit UnitedStateOfWomen.Org/GalvanizeCalifornia or email us at women@civicnation.org.

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We will have closed captioning available and present throughout the event, as well as ASL interpreters as needed - please request when registering. Service animals are welcome. Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) are also welcome at no additional charge. There will be wheelchair-accessible seating spaces throughout both the main stage speaker sessions (in the union ballroom) and the breakout sessions. Larger chairs with no arms will be available to participants as well. There will be no flashing lights used in this event.

We will provide alternative material formats (including large font and electronic text files) - please request your format of choice in your registration.

The Sacramento State Union Ballroom and breakout rooms are ADA accessible. There are two wheelchair-accessible all-gender restrooms on the first floor (near the entrance closest to the Tschannen Science Complex, and the entrance leading from the Well & Parking Structure III). There are additional all-gender restrooms on the second floor. Please click on the following links for PDFs of the first and second floor layout plans.

Please refrain from wearing colognes, perfumes or other scented or chemical products to the event. This helps ensure that attendees with chemical sensitivities are able to participate safely! Registered attendees will receive additional information about food in the weeks leading up to the event. Please list any dietary restrictions or required accommodations when registering.

Please reach out to molly.ambassador@unitedstateofwomen.org if you have any access questions or concerns, or any requests for specific accommodations. We are committed to making this an accessible event for all.

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