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|From: Shield, Emily (eshieldcambridgema.gov)|
|Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 08:38:50 -0800 (PST)|
Dear Friends of the Cambridge Women’s Commission,
March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is March 8! Celebrate women, and all people, by joining us at these inspirational and energizing local events. All events are free and open to all genders.
More information can be found at www.cambridgewomenscommission.org. Please share with your networks!
Emily and Kimberly
Women&Words! An International Perspective on Domestic Violence Prevention: An evening with Esther Kisaghu
TONIGHT! March 1, 7-8:30pm
City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway
In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Kenyan author, activist, educator, and survivor, Esther Kisaghu, will share her inspiring personal story and how she is addressing the root causes of domestic violence in Kenya through her non-profit, The Rose Foundation.
Contemporary Women of Color Making History
TONIGHT! Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30-7:30pm
Cambridge Main Library
An evening panel presented by We, Ceremony in collaboration with the Cambridge Public Library. Learn from the personal narratives and journey of three local women of color who are changing Boston and beyond. Through this conversation, we aim to inspire and mobilize our guests to take actionable steps to combat the different "isms" that challenge their lives. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cambridge Public Library.
Speaking up and out: Women reshaping the media narrative
Thursday, March 8, 8-10am
Simmons College, Paresky Conference Center
Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day with an informative discussion among leaders in women’s advocacy. Our panelists will explore women centered media, the challenges inherent in the absence of women’s representation, and what we achieve when we elevate women’s voices.
Cambridge Senior Center Women’s History Month Event
Tuesday, March 13, 1pm
Citywide Senior Center, Mass Ave. Central Square.
The Cambridge Senior Center and Cambridge Women’s Commission present a discussion on the “current status of women and the challenges that they face.”
Women in Cambridge: Networking and Socializing for Women in Business
Monday, March 19, 5:30-7pm
Miracle of Science, 321 Mass Ave. Cambridge
After a brief hibernation this winter, Women in Cambridge is reemerging this spring stronger, more vibrant, and more fun than ever! Join us for some informal networking, time to share a little about who we are, and briefly hear from the Cambridge Women's Commission, a department within the City of Cambridge who helps organize Women in Cambridge, as well as many other exciting events, lectures, and programs throughout Cambridge.
The Women’s March: Stories of Energy, Unity, and Activism
Wednesday, March 21 6-7:30pm
Cambridge Main Library
Please join us for a screening of the compelling new documentary Women’s March (30 mins). Filmed at Women’s Marches in five U.S. cities, including Boston, the film explores democracy, human rights, and what it means to stand up for your values in today’s America.
Following the film, we will have a panel discussion with local women who are creating powerful movements in our community.
Cambridge City Council Women’s History Month Event
Thursday, March 22
Cambridge Public Library
A panel discussion with the four women Cambridge City Councilors.
2nd Annual Trailblazing Women Communal Reading & Community Conversation
Wednesday March 28, 5:45-8pm
Cambridge City Hall
Honoring local trailblazing women, and including a group reading and community conversation on racism.
Cambridge Women’s Commission
51 Inman St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
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