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Let's Talk Women! Women's Summit & Film Screening of "Equal Means Equal"

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U of M Carlson School of Management, 3M Auditorium

321 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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We are excited to present a 2018 Women’s Summit to discuss feminism, the current state of women’s rights and some of the realities of what it means to be a woman in the U.S. in today’s political climate. This event, hosted by Local Actions Group in partnership with ERA Minnesota will feature a panel discussion moderated by Patricia Torres Ray, a viewing of the documentary, Equal Means Equal, and a selection of highly relevant breakout sessions led by local women’s issues leaders and experts.


The cost of the event is $25 for general admission, $5 for students


Join ERA MN & Friends for a Women's Summit and screening of the groundbreaking documentary Equal Means Equal!


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Panel Discussion
Moderated by Minnesota Senator Patricia Torres Ray

Introduction and remarks from Heather Allison, President ERA MN

Screening of the film "Equal Means Equal" the definitive documentary on the status of women in America. Directed by Kamala Lopez




Let's Talk, Women! Networking Coffee - Coffee Break sponsored by Common Roots

Two Rounds of Break Out Groups

Facilitated discussions over the issues the film addresses and more:

1. Wage Equity Gap & Economic Justice
Dr. Elizabeth Campbell, Department of Work and Organizations, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management

2. Advocating for Young Women in Politics
Alex Boutrous, President Minnesota Young DFL
Alex worked on the 2017 campaigns of Lisa Bender and Janna Flisrand.

3. Women's Rights to Reproductive Healthcare
Allie A. Carlson-Stehlin, Minnesota Public Affairs Manager, Planned Parenthood

4. Introducing Girls To Their Full Potential
Rebecca Gagnon, Minneapolis Board of Education Chair, NAGB member, Minneapolis City Planning Commissioner, and Achieve Minneapolis Board

5. Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
Reverend Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds is a lawyer, professor, and activist. She is a nationally recognized expert on a range of civil rights and social justice issues at the intersections of race, public policy, economic justice and public education.

6. Intersectional Feminism
Dr. Taiyon J Coleman, Assistant Professor, English Department, St. Catherine University

7. Female Incarceration
Karmen McQuitty, J.D., M.S. Senior Staff Attorney University of MN Student Legal Service and Chair of the Advisory Task Force On The Woman And Juvenile Female Offender In Corrections

8. Women in Journalism
Barbara Mahowald, J.D., M.S. Senior Staff Attorney University of MN Student Legal Service and Chair of the Advisory Task Force On The Woman And Juvenile Female Offender In Corrections

9. Rape Culture
Rana Alexander, Executive Director, Standpoint
tion to domestic and sexual violence victims, As an attorney for the statewide organization she provides legal advice and consultation to domestic and sexual violence victims, advocates and attorneys on legal issues that affect domestic and sexual violence victims.

10. Feminism 101
Barbara Mahowald, J.D., M.S. Senior Staff Attorney University of MN Student Legal Service and Chair of the Advisory Task Force On The Woman And Juvenile Female Offender In Corrections



*(Please note: student tickets must be picked up at will call with a student ID)*

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