Untitled_drawing_(2).jpg  April 29, 2017 from 8:30 AM- 1:30 PM

Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles - Doheny Campus
10 Chester Place
Los Angeles, CA 90007

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Calling all politically active high school and college aged women who want to

create change in their community!

The Young Women's Political Leadership Summit will inspire and motivate you to take the next step in your path to political leadership. Meet with local elected officials, learn from policy experts, hear from dynamic speakers, and build your network.

This half day summit will connect you with politically ambitious peers and women who have traveled the path to elected office. You will leave activated, informed and ready to run.

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Summit Agenda:

8:30am - 9:30am: Morning Registration + Welcome
9:30am - 9:50am: The Intersection of Arts & Activism
10am - 10:50am: Breakout Sessions I*
11am - 11:50am: Breakout Session II*
12pm - 12:20pm: Keynote Address
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch with Elected Officials & Networking
*Breakout session topics: Organize for Women’s Health, Immigration Policy, Organizing 101, Personal Branding

Meet our Speakers: 

Keynote address by Soledad O'Brien
Nury Martinez, Los Angeles City Council  
Wendy Carrillo, Congressional candidate, journalist and activist
Monique Coleman, Actress, High School Musical
Dana Debel, Managing Director of State and Local Government Affairs for Delta Air Lines
Mona Field, 2nd Vice President of the Los Angeles League of Women Voters Board
Nourbese Flint, Program Manager with Black Women for Wellness
Julie Chavez Rodriguez, State Director, Kamala Harris 
Isabel Sanchez, Policy Advocate for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights
Jess Weiner, author, speaker, and entrepreneur
*Click here for speaker bios


Round-table Lunch with Elected Officials: 

Alejandra Campoverdi, Former Congressional Candidate
Yolie Flores, Los Angeles School Board
Monica Garcia, Los Angeles Unified School Board
Nancy Greenstein, Santa Monica Community College Board
Katie Hill, Congressional Candidate
Amy Howorth, Manhattan Beach City Council
Sydney Kamlager, Los Angeles Community College Board
Karina Macia, Huntington Park City Council
Nury Martinez, Los Angeles City Council
Jacque Robinson-Baisley, Former Pasadena Vice Mayor
Julie Chavez Rodriguez, State Director for US Senator Kamala Harris
Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City City Council
Tenaya Wallace, Former Congressional Candidate

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