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Sunday, May 24
 

2:00pm EDT

A Spiritual and Emotional Dive into Our Current Immigration System
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear first hand stories and learn how you can make a change with Arizona State Representative Alma Hernandez and social justice activist Eddie Chavez Calderon.

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Sheila Katz

CEO, National Council of Jewish Women

Presenters
avatar for Eddie Chavez Calderon

Eddie Chavez Calderon

Since he was a teenager, Eddie Chavez Calderon has been deeply involved in social justice work. From the trenches to the coasts and everywhere in between, Eddie fights for a progressive movement that works towards a more inclusive, diverse America. Despite having many obstacles in... Read More →
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Alma Hernandez

State Representative, Arizona House of Representatives
Alma Hernandez was born and raised in South Tucson and is the youngest woman elected to the Arizona state legislature and the first Jewish Latina lawmaker ever elected. She is a fierce advocate for social issues such as health care, education, and criminal justice reform. She holds... Read More →


Sunday May 24, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Zoom

3:00pm EDT

Jewish Leaders in Women’s Fight for the Vote: History You Should Know
Limited Capacity seats available

Jewish leaders played a critical role in the fight for the vote for women but are often excluded from standard suffrage history. Learn about the tremendous contributions that Jews have made to American democracy, including Polish immigrant and Tennessee legislator, Joe Hanover; Yiddish-speaking union organizer, Rosie Schneiderman; Co-chair of the Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage, Rabbi Stephen S. Wise and social reformer, Maude Nathan.

Presenters
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Ann Lewis

Co-Chair, Democratic Majority for Israel
Ann F. Lewis served as White House Director of Communications for President Bill Clinton, and is now Co-Chair of the Democratic Majority for Israel. She was one of the founding members of the National Women’s Political Caucus. Examples of suffrage materials from her own collection... Read More →


Sunday May 24, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Zoom
 
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