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Her Story: How Everyday Women Persist
March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
In commemoration of Women’s History Month, join SFWPC for an intimate conversation with 3 current and past elected officials.
If you have ever thought that running for office was not for you or that it was the wrong time in your life, this is the workshop for you. Seating is limited, so RSVP today by emailing Lizzy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Registration is free but required**
Come learn from female activists who are have run for office and won! They are the everyday women on the ground committed to improving their neighborhoods and communities. Their stories demonstrate that there is no one formula for success in running for office and winning. This is your chance to get practical advice about how to balance your personal, professional, and political lives through the journey of these incredible local activists:
From 2001-2011, she served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 10, which includes Potrero Hill, Bayview Hunters Point, Visitacion Valley, Silver Terrace, Dogpatch, Little Hollywood, and the Portola districts. She was known for her work in environmental justice and in development, as Chair of Land Use Committee. Sophie is currently an elected member of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee.
Thea is the current President of the Community College Board of Trustees. First elected in 2014, she has focused on issues of accreditation, increasing enrollment, and moving City College towards being a more sustainable, equitable, and accessible educational institution. She is a Principal of Next Steps Marketing, and active on local and state-wide transit issues, through the San Francisco Transit Riders Union and California’s High Speed Rail Authority.
Amy was elected to the San Francisco Community College Board of Trustees in 2014. She is currently a Senior Research Analyst with the Judicial Council’s Center for Families, Children, and the Courts, where she works on state policy issues primarily in the areas of juvenile justice, collaborative justice and human trafficking. Since 2011, she has been an elected delegate for the 19th Assembly District of the California Democratic Party.