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11/18/2017 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
2017 NOW New York State Conference: Resist and Persist!
Conference November 18
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017

Time: 11 AM — 5 PM**, check-in begins at 10:30AM (**Film screening at 5:30 PM)

Location: Monroe Community College - Brighton Campus, 1000 E. Henrietta Road, South Faculty Tower, Room #8-300, Rochester, New York 14623

Join NOW New York for an empowering day of learning, organizing, and resistance. You will hear from elected women leaders; meet honor local activists fighting for change; talk about the intersection of white nationalism and misogyny; help to set NOW’s 2018 agenda; and take action for real change NOW.

Tickets Are Available at: http://tinyurl.com/resistandpersist
GET YOUR TICKET!

Tickets include conference admission, film, lunch and refreshments.

Speakers include:
- Congresswoman Louise Slaughter
- Angela King, Co-Founder, Life After Hate
- Jenna Register and Lindsay Wrobel, Student Activists, University of Rochester
More to be announced soon!

Agenda:
- Rochester NOW Introduction & Welcome
- NOW-NY President’s Update
- Presentation: White Nationalism and Misogyny: The Intersection of Hate
- Resist and Persist: How Elected Women Leaders are Taking on Trump
- Interactive Workshop: Setting a Women’s Rights Agenda for 2018
- Sexual Harassment on Campus: Celebrating Student Activists
- Film Screening: Birthright: A War Story (to be shown at 5:30 PM)

Accomodations:
Discounted hotel accommodations are available at 2 locations across the street from the campus for $89/night for double occupancy rooms (2 beds) available for Friday and/or Saturday night.


Reserve by October 17th at:
Country Inn & Suites which includes free airport shuttle, breakfast, a pool, and a fitness center and is located at:
797 East Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623; 585-427-0131
Ask for the NOW conference room rate

OR Reserve by November 10th at:
Holiday Inn Express - Rochester Brighton: includes free airport shuttle service, breakfast, a pool, and a fitness center and is located at:
717 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623; 585-272-7800
Use the Group code: NOW

This year's conference is hosted by Rochester NOW.
GET YOUR TICKET!
Tickets include conference admission, film, lunch and refreshments.

"We need to ensure every New York State agency takes into account the needs of women and girls in the policy, programs and legislation so that all things are possible for all people."
— Rochester Now president Jaclyn Richard's testimony
New York State Pay Equity Study Hearing

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