Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 8, 2009
Support women in politics at the National Women's Political Caucus 19th biennial convention in Newport Beach, CA, Aug. 7-9. Early bird registration of $200 by July 21, or $250 with NWPC membership, includes three breakfasts, keynote luncheon, Diversity Reception, Saturday breakout sessions and Saturday gala. Register at http://www.nwpcca.org.
Make hotel reservations directly with the Radisson Newport Beach Resort, using NWPC code, at (949) 833-0570 or http://www.radissonnewportbeach.com. Room rates, up to five nights before and after the convention, are $109 for single, double, or triple. Don't delay. Room rate cut-off date is July 21.
Friday morning, August 7, workshops are getting to 50+1; media messaging, campaign image and voice, fundraising, voter contact, online technologies and social media, and train the trainer. All-day pass is $40 including breakfast and Diversity Reception. Does not include lunch.
Prominent lawyer and active feminist Gloria Allred, Esq. (http://www.amglaw.com) of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg in Los Angeles is special guest speaker at a NWPC-CA fundraising luncheon Friday, August 7.
A practicing attorney for over 32 years, Gloria is the winner of countless honors for pioneering legal work on behalf of women's rights and rights for minorities discriminated again because of gender, race, age, sexual orientation, or physical condition. She founded and currently serves as president of the Women's Equal Rights Legal Defense and Education Fund. Tickets are $40 for NWPC members, $60 for non-members and $20 for students. Sign up at http://www.nwpcca.org.
NWPC Women of Courage awards are presented at the Diversity Reception, Friday, August 7, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This award honors women of diverse backgrounds who typify women's leadership and who've demonstrated courage by taking stands on unpopular or controversial issues to further civil rights and equality. This is a free public event.
Saturday, August 8, breakout sessions include healthcare reform; reproductive health: accessibility and affordability; paycheck equality; money management for women; filling the pipeline; and small group conversations with women leaders.
The National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) is a multi-partisan, multicultural grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women's participation in politics and creating a political power base to achieve equality for all women. Founded in 1971, NWPC prides itself in increasing the number of pro-choice women elected and appointed into office every year.