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Progressive Oakland Women Empowering Reform

Progressive Oakland Women  Empowering Reform (POWER) Progressive Oakland Women Empowering Reform (POWER) was formed in October 2011 by the organizers of the Oakland Suffrage Parade. It includes leaders of the Alameda County Historical Society, American Association of University Women, California Women’s Agenda, Cinnamon Girl, Coalition of Labor Union Women, Emerge California, League of Women Voters, Mills College Alumnae Board of Governors,  and the National Women’s History Project, . The ad-hoc coalition decided to continue producing events to celebrate, connect and transform the lives of women: past, present and future. The group has sponsored such events as the annual Delilah Beasley Tea at the Pardee Home Museum, the Oakland Suffrage Parade in 2011 which celebrated 100 years of women's right to vote, the Dames of the Roundtable and Women's History Month Events at Mills College.
A Coalition of Women Leaders

Annalee Allen
Kathleen Cha
Gloria Fagon-Hitz
Dee Johnson
Lenore Gallin, PhD
Richelle Lieberman
Judy McCord (emeritus)
Carol Norberg (emeritus)
Louise Rothman-Riemer
Gloria Taylor
Sandra Threlfall
Dawna Williams

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