Exciting Speakers at Women's Organizing Conference

The ANSWER Coalition actively supports the work of Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD)

WORD: Women Organized to Resist and Defend

Saturday, June 29, 12 noon
Women Fight Back - The Status Quo Must Go!
Organizing Conference & Workshops
Unite Here! building
464 Lucas Ave, Los Angeles

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You are invited to join Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD) and other feminist and women’s organizations for a regional Women’s Organizing Conference on Saturday, June 29. There will be speakers, workshops, discussion and opportunities for action.

The conference is a unique and exciting opportunity to connect with other activists, students, labor organizers and women of all ages from throughout California for a day of learning, sharing experiences and building the movement for equality for women.

Join us and our allies on Saturday, June 29th to learn more about the important struggle to defend women's rights and how you can be part of this new, fighting movement.

Childcare will be provided.
Click here to pre-register now!

Speakers will include:

Suyapa Portillo Suyapa Portillo
Professor of Chican@ Latin@ Transnational Studies at Pitzer College; Organizer for the Honduras and Latin American Solidarity Movement
Bamby Salcedo Bamby Salcedo
President, TransLatin@ Coalition
Juana Rosa Cavero Juana Rosa Cavero
Director, Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los Angeles
Genevieve Huizar Genevieve Huizar
United Survivors of Anaheim, mother of Manuel Diaz who was murdered by the Anaheim police
Autumn Thomas-Morales

Autumn Thomas-Morales
Organizer, WORD Sacramento

Jollene Levid Jollene Levid
National Chairperson, Af3irm (Association of Filipinas, Feminists Fighting Imperialism)
Gloria La Riva Gloria La Riva
President, Typographical Sector CWA Local 3952
Carla Osorio Carla Osorio
Boyle Heights Project Coordinator, East Los Angeles Women’s Center
Cheryl Zarate Cheryl Zarate
Vice Chair, Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB)

...and more!

The requested entrance fee is a $10 donation. Lunch will be provided.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Contact la@defendwomensright.org or 323-596-7340 for more info.

Register now!

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