Tuesday Tidbits, March 22, 2022

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The month of March and its celebration of Women’s History may be winding down, but you wouldn’t know it by all the events on the calendar. We hope to see you online and in person as we continue to support and celebrate women

Happy Spring (spring officially started on Sunday),

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Virginia Redress Network MeetingMarch 23, 6:00pm Please join to learn more about the upcoming Reparations 2022 Conference scheduled for April 1-2.

Roundtable Discussion on Good Governance BillsWednesday, March 23rd, 7 pm The VA Chapter of American Promise and VAOurWay will be joined by Elizabeth Melson and Brian Cannon of FairVote who will review the status of various good governance bills. After reviewing how various bills fared in the last G.A., lessons learned/best practices on building citizen advocacy on these issues will be explored. 

Help Organize for the Poor People’s CampaignThursday, March 24, 6:00pm ET Join a core group who will organize and mobilize people across Virginia to map relationships across the state and develop a plan for local outreach and mobilization efforts that connect and lift up local struggles and organizing work.

Women’s Health Roundtable Friday March 25, 2022, at 3:00 pm  Congressman Gerry Connolly will be hosting a   roundtable to give us the chance to discuss maternal health, reproductive health, and inequities in the healthcare space. It’s critical that we bring attention and awareness to the disparities that women, and especially women of color, experience when it comes to health and access to care. We’ll highlight federal, state, and local action to tackle these disparities in women’s health and get insight from attendees that could help shape policies or legislation in the women’s health space.

Rise To” Summit 2022 Saturday, March 26th 9:30 am – 3:00 pm 43460 Loudoun Reserve Dr, Ashburn Because knowledge is the first step in fighting for equality and justice for all.

Join community organizers, leaders, activists, politicians, writers, and YOU!

The Summit will consist of Keynote Address by author, Amy Reed.

Voting Panel with: Krysta Jones, Senator Boysko, and Jennifer Carroll Foy.

Breakout Sessions with: Network NOVAMoms Demand Action, Loudoun4All, Safe Space NOVA, Whole Woman’s HealthAlliance and others.

Lunch

Please join Winner’s Church, DY Vine BBQ, Essentials Day Spa of Woodbridge, and Network NOVA to celebrate Women’s History Month & the leadership of women in Prince William County, March 26, 2:00pm. REGISTER

Women’s History Month Program Honoring the Contributions of Women of Color

Sunday, March 27th, 2 PM

Join Fairfax County NAACP and Reston-Dulles NCNW  to celebrate with these phenomenal women making their own HERstory:

Rev. Joan Bell-Haynes, Dr. Sakesha Yolonda Caston, Vanessa Rose Jordan, Esq., Desiree Orr Solomon, Sylvia C. Washington and Dr. Natasha Simmons Wyllie.

Women’s HER-Story Panel Event Tuesday, March 29, 7:00 pm 

Please join the Fairfax Young Democrats for a Women’s History Month Panel featuring a discussion and Q&A session with Senator Jennifer McClellan, Senator Jennifer Boysko, Delegate Elizabeth Guzmán, and Delegate Kathy Tran.

As part of our Women’s History Month celebration, the Friday Power Lunch is teaming up with filmmaker CJ Crim to offer month-long access to her award-winning documentary Resisterhood. This feature length film follows six diverse Americans as they fight for social justice on the streets and in the halls of power. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to voter registration Resisterhood parties at colleges and universities.  Watch now.

Join the Spanish Texting Team with Movement Labs – Be part of a growing team dedicated to  Spanish-speaking folks

If you are fluent in Spanish and want to join Movement Labs volunteers to help reach Spanish-speaking folks, please sign up.

Call to Action!

VACU – Let them run and let us vote!

The Virginia Credit Union Board is trying to rig their election so that YOU lose your right to vote for four amazing community leaders who are running for the board.


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