Courtney Macavinta is the CEO of The Respect Institute, and this event will have a focus on how teens can make a difference.
Are you fired up to make change in your community? Build a road map to making advocacy and change making sustainable and fulfilling lifelong pursuits. Leveraging the tools outlined in the co-authors’ best-selling book, Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All, this evening course will help each participant build their own personal roadmap:
featuring Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, Jamia Wilson
More info and tickets available here: https://www.opencenter.org/Your-Personal-Road-Map+
A sequel to the 2018 #RoadMap4Revs Shadow Cruise session, Elisa Camahort Page will walk fellow JoCo Cruise attendees through how to create their plan for making the impact they want to have leading up to 2020.
Closing Remarks on Becoming an Activist Leader by Elisa Camahort Page.
Our first discussion of 2019 will be around the fundamental challenges we see impacting our lives and the lives of others. We’ll share what keeps us up at night and how we can get involved in a positive way.
Featuring Elisa Camahort Page
Join lululemon and Read it Forward for a live podcast taping with Penguin Random House authors Blair Imani and Jamia Wilson as they discuss what it means to be a woman and an activist in today’s culture.
An Off-Broadway Play
Based on the extraordinary life of Gloria Steinem, Gloria: A Life weaves together events from her 50 years in social and political activism. Starting from her early years as an audacious reporter and as a founder of Ms. Magazine, the play features personal stories of the people who inspired her, leading to her evolution into a woman who has inspired generations.
From the New York Times:
"The first act will be a six-character bio-play about her life and career as a feminist writer and activist; the second act will be a facilitated “talking circle” that includes the audience and a moderator."
Come celebrate the holidays with us AND the launch of ‘Roadmap for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism and Advocacy for All’, a newly-minted best seller by our very own WEmpowered member Carolyn Gerin. She and her co author, Elisa Camahort Page, will discuss their hands-on, hit-the-ground-running guidebook which delivers lessons on practical tactics for navigating and protecting one's personal democracy. The moderated talk will weave in activism within the cannabis industry and how to empower yourself with the necessary tools for change going forward. This is a non-consumption event.
Join other sex workers in a space where you can speak freely and learn for to be your own brand of revolutionary.
In order to preserve Sub Rosa’s privacy, this is a ticketed event. Tickets are suggested donation of $5 for SWOP Behind Bars. This is an invite only event. If you are a sex worker, present or former, or sex worker ally, please contact Mona or Viola for an invitation. Please help spread the word to others who might find this event useful.
Tickets available on Eventbrite. (Password required from Mona or Viola.)
Join authors Elisa Camahort Page and Jamia Wilson at Innovation Thursday at the BIG Accelerator.
Join co-author Elisa Camahort Page the night before the 2018 midterm elections to discuss how to be a more effective everyday activist, no matter which way the election goes.
Alumni of the Graduate School of Arts and Science are invited to join GSAS Dean Phillip Brian Harper for lunch on Alumni Day. Jamia Wilson (GSAS ’09), MA in Humanities and Social Thought, activist, writer, and Executive Director and Publisher of the Feminist Press, will be presented with the Alumni Achievement Award.
Join The Vine at Grace Cathedral on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm for this new, contemporary worship service. You can expect great music, progressive theology and new connections.
On October 17th Elisa and Carolyn will jon the service to share the message of their book and how it manifests progressive values.
An Evening Lecture and Book Signing with Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, & Jamia Wilson
As marches, protests, and boycotts return to the cultural conversation in the United States and people look to take action and make their voices heard, co-authors Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, and Jamia Wilson will provide practical tactics for navigating and protecting one’s personal democracy, and for making an impact from right where they are. This session is aimed at people who feel fired up, have been activated, but who may be starting to feel burned out or are unsure they are being effective.
The Feminist Press Annual Feminist Power Awards are presented to visionaries whose leadership advances human rights, dignity, and empowerment. This yearly celebration is attended by a dynamic group of 200–250 leaders in business, arts, politics, community, and culture, active in support of women’s, LGBTQ, and diversity issues.
Past honorees and presenters have included Mariam Chamberlain, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eve Ensler, Jane Fonda, Marilyn French, Kathleen Hanna, Arianna Huffington, Teri Hines, Sheila Johnson, Kerry Kennedy, Janet Mock, Mira Nair, Gloria Steinem, Cyndi Lauper, Aydian Dowling, Uma Thurman, Alice Walker, Barbara Walters, Jill Soloway, Chirlane McCray, and Joan Jett.
This years honorees include Prisca Bae, Deborah Santana Lumbly, Jules Spector, Marcy Syms.
Lit Up in Dark Times: Our Organizations, Ourselves as Agents of Change
Please join Jamia Wilson for Session 1: Our Organizations, Ourselves — Change Agents for Equity & Inclusion from 2:30-5:30pm on Monday, October 1, 2018.
Jamia Wilson, Executive Director & Publisher, The Feminist Press, Framing our Discourse
Round Robin Sessions:
- Ira Silverberg: Inclusive Organizational leadership
- Jamia Wilson: Inclusive Staffing
- Sue Mann Dolce: Universal Design
- Kyle Dacuyan: Inclusive Program & Audience
- Urban Word/NYC + Dialogue Arts Project
- VIDA #saferLIT
Join Road Map for Revolutionaries co-author Elisa Camahort Page and book interviewee Kelly Wickham Hurst, founder of Being Black at School, for a discussion of more effective everyday activism.
Join Road Map for Revolutionaries co-author Elisa Camahort Page and interviewee Kelly Wickham Hurst, founder of Being Black at School, in celebration of the release of the book.
Light fare will be served.
Graciously co-hosted by Creative Coworking, Veronica Arreola, and Sarah Wu.
Interview, followed by Book Signing
Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All is a direct and easy-to-read guidebook for those who are looking to make lasting change but aren’t sure where or how to get started. Guy Kawasaki will interview co-authors Elisa Camahort Page and Carolyn Gerin to discuss key issues such as navigating the government and elections, protecting yourself on both the frontlines of a protest and on the Internet, knowing your rights in the workplace, and much more. Whether you’re a seasoned activist, a newcomer considering joining your first demonstration or just curious about how you can help a cause you care about, the conversation is sure to be enlightening.
Presentation: Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All
We live in the age of “hyper-change”- within ourselves, our organizations, in the broader social and political sphere. As professional women, how do we effectively and constructively manage an ever-changing landscape?