Several of South Florida's most powerful and influential women will discuss pressing political, social justice and human rights issues during a forum on July 27 in Brickell Village as the Connection Committee of the Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority hosts its Pumps, Pearls and Politics forum on July 27 in Brickell Village.
The women leaders to be featured are: Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson; Mayor Cindy Lerner, Village of Pinecrest; Gepsie Metellus, Executive Director, Sant La, Haitian Neighborhood Center; Adora Obi Nweze, President of the FL State Conference of the NAACP and President of the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP; Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, Vice Chair of the Florida Democratic Party and Chair of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party; and Former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Katy Sorenson, President of the Good Government Initiative.
Designed to connect concerned women and men throughout the community to dialog on issues of importance, some of the topics to be covered are: the Voting Rights Act; human trafficking; education; immigration; healthcare; gun violence; Trayvon Martin and Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law.
If You go:
When: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Where: Taverna Opa at Brickell Village, 900 South Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131
Tickets: $25 (Includes food and beverage).
Purchase tickets online: http://pumpspearlsandpolitics2013.eventbrite.com/
Purchase tickets by mail: Make check or money order payable to and mail to Gamma Zeta Omega, PO Box 171926, Hialeah, FL 33017. (Checks and Money Orders must be received by 07/22/2013.)