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Briefing on Women and the Economy

When Jan 21, 2011
from 07:00 AM to 08:00 AM
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NCWO invites you to a congressional briefing and lunch for members of Congress, congressional staff members, media, and the interested public:

Challenges and Opportunities in the 112th Congress:
Women's Economic Security

 

Friday, January 21, 2011
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. E.S.T.
Capitol Visitor Center, HVC 215

Lunch will be provided.

Moderator:

Lenora Cole
, Ph.D.,University of Maryland University College

Speakers:

Taxes and the Budget

Joan Entmacher, J.D., Vice President for Family Economic Security, National Women's Law Center

Economic Growth and Debt

Heidi Hartmann,Ph.D., President, Institute for Women's Policy Research

The Older American's Act, Aging Services, and Retirement Security

Cindy Hounsell, J.D., President, Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement

Healthcare Reform and Welfare Reform

Avis Jones-DeWeever, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Council of Negro Women

The Workforce Investment Act, Equal Pay, Job Training, and Education

Joan Kuriansky,J.D., Executive Director, Wider Opportunities for Women

Social Security

Terry O'Neill,
J.D., President, National Organization for Women


This briefing is hosted by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and organized by the Older Women's Economic Security Task Force of the National Council of Women's Organizations. Women's groups are invited to bring materials to distribute at the event.

AN RSVP IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO
FACILITATE ENTRANCE AT THIS EVENT.

 

To RSVP, please e-mail Jocelyn Fischer at fischer@iwpr.org by Thursday, January 18 at 12 noon E.S.T.

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