Monday, May 21, 2018

WATCH LIVE: #FeministsRiseUp (New Link!)

This came in about an hour ago:

We're in Los Angeles tonight for the 13th Annual Global Women's Rights Awards, and you can join us online for the entire inspiring program! FMF is live-streaming the event at 7:30 PM PST TONIGHT in partnership with Ms. magazine on Facebook—we're live NOW, and you can click here to tune in!
You won't want to miss this moment. Each year, we honor feminist champions and leaders from around the world at the Global Women's Rights Awards; this year, we're celebrating the momentum of the massive Women's March movement and the overwhelming numbers of women speaking up about sexism and harassment—and fighting back in their workplaces. 
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Our honorees—Laura Dern, actor and Times Up! activist; Nina Shaw, entertainment attorney and force behind Times Up!; Adama Iwu, Time magazine “Silence Breaker” and founder of We Said Enough!;Monica Ramirez, civil rights attorney and co-founder of the Alliance of 700,000 farm- worker women;Maria Elena Durazo, General Vice President UNITE HERE representing hotel workers and Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Senior Advisor to United Nation’s Under Secretary and Global Head of UN Women’s HeForShe campaign—will come together for a conversation with Eleanor Smeal, President of FMF, moderated by Katherine Spillar, Executive Director of FMF and Executive Editor of Ms. magazine.
They'll be joined throughout the night by featured guests like Dolores Huerta, President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation and co-founder of the United Farm Workers; Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis; former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cheryl Boone Isaacs; Feminist Majority Foundation board members Mavis Leno and Carol Ann Leif and Peg Yorkin, chair of the FMF; and actor Camryn Manheim.
The night will also be bookended by special performances by musician MILCK, whose sexual assault anthem “Quiet” has inspired a generation; and Lili Haydn, performing her original song for the Anita documentary, “Here Is the Rose.”
Click here to tune in to the live-stream—and join the conversation tonight on social media with the hashtag #FeministsRiseUp! 

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