Posted on March 13, 2017 in ,

PASADENA, Calif.—In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Pasadena Commission on the Status of Women invites the public to attend a free symposium entitled “First 100 Days-Impact on Women” from 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2017 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 N. Euclid Ave.  A guest reception will be held from 6-7 p.m. prior to the presentation.

Featured guest speaker is Caroline Heldman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Politics at Occidental College.  Ms. Heldman is co-author of the book “Rethinking Madame President: Are We Ready for a Woman in the White House?” and has written numerous articles for other publications.  City Councilmember Margaret McAustin, District 2, is scheduled to participate along with Commission members.  The event is open to all.

For more than three decades, members of the Commission, who are appointed by the Mayor and City Council, serve the City by advising on the special needs and concerns of women of all ages, races, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, faith orientation and social demographics.  The Commission makes recommendations to the Council on legislation to promote and ensure equal rights and opportunities for all women and girls in Pasadena.

The symposium is sponsored by the Adelante Youth Alliance; All Saints Episcopal Church; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; California state Sen. Anthony Portantino, 25th District; Health Care for All; League of Women Voters, Pasadena; National Women’s Political Caucus; Pasadena En Espanol; Planned Parenthood of Pasadena; Women in South Pasadena Political Action (WISPPA) and the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley.

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net