The WMC Invites you to "Women's Visions for the Nation: What's it Going to Take?"
March 3, 2009
The Women's Media Center invites you to join an intergenerational conversation with Laura Flanders, C. Nicole Mason, Ana L. Oliveira and Ai-jen Poo
Women's Visions for the Nation:
What's it Going to Take?
A Speak-Out! For all Generations
A Celebration of the Second Anniversary of the
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum
Marking the second anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Laura Flanders, host of GRITtv, moderates an audience speak-out on women's goals for the 21st century. C. Nicole Mason, Executive Director of Women of Color Policy Network at NYU's Wagner School, gives the keynote address: "Now is the Time -- Activating Women Leaders for a Collective Change." Panelists include Ana L. Oliveira, President & CEO of The New York Women's Foundation, and Ai-jen Poo, Lead Organizer and Founder of Domestic Workers United (DWU). This is an audience participation driven event. We invite you to share your thoughts on the issues that most impact women and girls.
Performance by award-winning musical artist Toni Blackman.
Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 2:00 -- 4:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Museum, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Unfinished Business -- a think-tank identifying ways of mobilizing external networks to raise public awareness about intergenerational communications, issues of race/class/gender, and the effects of current events.
• Entrance to the Museum and speak-out FREE for you and a friend with a print-out of this invitation!!!
• We encourage you to bring a friend a friend or two -- one older, one younger -- to further create an environment that is truly intergenerational!
Reception and participatory mural project to follow in the galleries of the
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor
Unfinished Business members:
Liz J. Abzug, The Bella Abzug Leadership Institute
Sharna Goldseker, 21/64: Strategic Philanthropy Through the Generations
Sara Gould, Ms. Foundation for Women
Mia Herndon, Third Wave Foundation
Carol Jenkins, The Women's Media Center
C. Nicole Mason, Women of Color Policy Network, NYU-Wagner School
Monique Mehta, Independent consultant
Benita R. Miller, The Brooklyn Young Mother's Collective
Elizabeth A. Sackler, Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation
Amy Sananman, Groundswell Community Mural Project