2017 NOW New York State Conference: Resist and Persist
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Time: 11AM – 5PM**, check-in begins at 10:30AM (**Film screening at 5:30 PM)
Location: Monroe Community College – Brighton Campus, 1000 E. Henrietta Road, South Faculty Tower, Room #8-300, Rochester, New York 14623
Join NOW New York for an empowering day of learning, organizing, and resistance. You will hear from elected women leaders; meet honor local activists fighting for change; talk about the intersection of white nationalism and misogyny; help to set NOW’s 2018 agenda; and take action for real change NOW.
Tickets Are Now Available at: https://tinyurl.com/resistandpersist
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter
Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Angela King, Co-Founder, Life After Hate
Jenna Register and Lindsay Wrobel, Student Activists, University of Rochester
More to be announced soon!
- Rochester NOW Introduction & Welcome
- NOW-NY President’s Update
- Presentation: White Nationalism and Misogyny: The Intersection of Hate
- Resist and Persist: How Elected Women Leaders are Taking on Trump
- Interactive Workshop: Setting a Women’s Rights Agenda for 2018
- Sexual Harassment on Campus: Celebrating Student Activists
- Film Screening: Birthright: A War Story (to be shown at 5:30pm)
Discounted hotel accommodations are available at 2 locations across the street from the campus for $89/night for double occupancy rooms (2 beds) available for Friday and/or Saturday night.
Reserve by October 17th at:
Country Inn Suites which includes free airport shuttle, breakfast, a pool, and a fitness center and is located at: 797 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, NY 14623; 585-427-0131. Ask for the NOW conference room rate.
OR Reserve by November 10th at:
Holiday Inn Express – Rochester Brighton: includes free airport shuttle service, breakfast, a pool, and a fitness center and is located at: 717 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623; 585-272- 7800. Use the Group code: NOW
1000 E. Henrietta Road - Rochester
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