Channeling Activist Energy: Moving Forward After the Women's Marches
Monday, March 6
7:00-8:30 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm
Second Floor Veterans Room, Oak Park Public Library
Dialogue with Ai-jen Poo (who you may have heard on NPR's Morning Edition) and George Goehl on effective ways to move forward and channel your energy into effective political action.
Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and the co-director of Caring Across Generations, a national coalition of 200 advocacy organizations working to transform the long-term care system in the US, with a focus on the needs of aging Americans, people with disabilities, and their caregivers. She is a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Award.
George Goehl is the Co-Director of People's Action, a new national grassroots organization fighting for economic, racial, gender, and environmental justice, created by the merger of National People's Action, the Alliance for a Just Society, and USAction. Over the last 20 years, George has developed winning campaigns particularly in housing, homelessness, immigration reform, financial reform, and lending.
Ai-jen and George live in Oak Park.