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BlackHer Shero of the Week

This week, we were thrilled to catch up with Karen Boykin-Towns, vice chair of the board of the NAACP, the nation's "oldest and boldest" civil rights organization.  Boykin-Towns also served as a corporate executive at Pfizer. She reminded us that we can't be complacent in the fight for justice nor can we be distracted by praise.  We must join together and use our unique gifts to create social change. 

Check her out!

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The NAACP is hosting its first town hall of the year on January 15th.  

The tele-town hall "will feature leaders in a candid conversation about the 2019 agenda, issues impacting our communities, and how WOMEN can continue to be lead advocates in their communities."

Featured Speakers:

  • Senator Kamala Harris
  • Congresswoman Karen Bass
  • Congresswoman Marcia Fudge
  • Congresswoman Lucy McBath

Register now.  It's FREE!

Speaking of FREE Educational Resources...

Genny Castillo, Latinx constituency director and Ashley Robinson, BlackHer Shero and political director for the Stacey Abrams' Campaign for Governor of Georgia, are hosting a series of conversations in the Bay Area next month.  They'll be sharing the lessons they learned about engaging people of color in the political process.

In the Bay Area? Register now.

February 6: San Francisco, CA - RSVP (FREE!)

February 7: Sunnyvale, CA - RSVP (FREE!)

February 9: San Francisco, CA - RSVP 

Not in the Bay Area?  No problem. 

Stay tuned for more information about how to attend via live stream.

These events are generously sponsored by our friends at DemLabs.

Need Inspiration?

These stunning photos brought tears to our eyes.  In Rochester, NY (Jocelyn's home town), Aesha Ash is defying stereotypes about who can be a ballerina.  

See the whole photo shoot on Facebook!

Need More Inspiration?

Check out this highlight reel from our friends at Higher Heights celebrating some of OUR amazing accomplishments in 2018!

And then, watch all of their amazing videos here.

 

In love and solidarity,

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