Join the League of Women Voters of Georgia during their virtual Equality Week the week of August 22-29, 2020 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters and the 19th Amendment.  Register here

Equity Week 2020 At a Glance

DATE TIME EVENT SPEAKERS
Sat, Aug 22 Networking: 3:30PM

Event: 4:00 – 6:00PM

Power of the Vote  

 

Virginia Kase, CEO, League of Women Voters US

Felicia Moore, President, Atlanta City Council

Tharon Johnson, Founder Paramount Consulting Group Jovita Moore, Mistress of Ceremonies – News Anchor, WSB-TV, Emmy Award Winner

Sun, Aug 23  Networking: 3:30PM

Event: 4:00 – 5:30PM

Legalize Equality Film and Discussion  

 

Kati Hornung, Campaign Coordinator, VoteEqualityUS Andrea Miller, Executive Director, People Demanding Action, Inc.

Tonja Brooks-Roberts, Outreach Director, VoteEqualityUS

Kamala Lopez, Director, Equal Means Equality

Mon, Aug 24  2:00 – 3:00PM Mobilization Monday Observer Corps Training  Sharon Blackwood, Trainer
   

4:00 – 5:30PM

Mobilization Monday Voter Education Ambassador Training Gayla Keesee, LWVCSRA

Anna Sato, LWV Marietta-Cobb Q & A with LWV-Gwinnett

  6:00 – 9:00PM Mobilization Monday Texting Voters Couch Party Hosted by League of Women Voters of Georgia
Tues, Aug 25 Networking: 6:30PM

Event: 7:00 – 9:00PM

Ida B. Wells Film & Author Talk Film: Ida B. Wells: Passion for Justice

Sara L. Silkey, Author, Black Woman Reformer

 

 

 

Wed, Aug 26

 

 

 

Networking: 6:30PM Event: 7:00 – 9:00PM

 

 

 

Women Power the Vote

Ambassador Andrew Young, Former Mayor of Atlanta, Congressman, and Ambassador

Elisabeth MacNamara, Past President, League of Women Voters US

Leah Ward Sears Chief Justice GA Supreme Court (Ret.) Sophia Choi, Mistress of Ceremonies – News Anchor, WSB-TV, Associated Press Award Winner

 

Thur, August 27

 

Networking: 6:30PM Event: 7:00 – 9:00PM

 

The New Jim Crow: Community Conversation

Gayla Keesee, LWVCSRA Voter Services Cookie Barney, LWVCSRA Vice President Georgia Justice Project
Fri, Aug 28 Networking: 6:30PM

Event: 7:00 – 9:00PM

 

Women’s Voices –Women’s Votes

 

 

 

 

Rep. Park Cannon, GA State House, District 58

Mary-Kate Lizzote, Assoc. Prof of Political Science at Augusta Univ., author

Dean Cathy Cox, Dean of Walter F. George School of Law, Former GA Secretary of State & Candidate for GA Governor

Sat, Aug 29 Event: 2:00 – 5:30PM A Community Conversation with A’Lelia Bundles  A’Lelia Bundles, Great-great-granddaughter of Madame C.J. Walker – author of Self-Made