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Oregon Commission For Women: 2009 GAPS Conference
Saturday, March 7, 2009 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 7, 2009 - 6:00pm

Join us as we work together to bridge the gender gaps in education, leadership, employment, and health care.

Are your political leaders working to get more women elected to
public office? Ask:
Meredith Wood Smith, Chair, Democratic Party of Oregon
Amanda Fritz, PortlandCity Council.

Does the Oregon film industry work to mentor women filmmakers,
producers, and actors? Hear from:
Lana Veenker, Veenker Casting
Lourri Hammack, Laika/house.

How do Oregon women in the trades continue to make strides
despite obstacles? Find out from:
Brad Avakian, Oregon Labor Commissioner
Lydia Muniz, Governor’s Advocate for Women and Minorities

Learn about the intersection of gender and race. Hear what students are doing when it comes to their own education. Get the latest info on the budget and other legislative issues in Salem. Many other speakers and panelists will be joining us throughout the day. Shouldn’t you?

When:  Saturday, March 7th, 2009
Where:  Portland State University SMSU Ballroom
Time:  9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cost:  Free thanks to the generous funding of the Portland State University President’s Commission on the Status of Women

Town Hall - Oral and written testimony will be accepted on current legislation impacting women in Oregon

SMSU Ballroom
Saturday, March 7 4:30 pm – 6:00 PM

For more information, call Donna Harris 503-725-4949.