.
News Alert
CHP: Reckless Driver Arrested Following…

Forum on Women's Economic Development with Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee will be hosting a forum on women’s economic development on Feb. 1 at Mills College in Oakland starting at 10 a.m.

The event will also feature a special dedication ceremony for the Shirley Chisholm U.S. Postal Service Forever Stamp with special guests including: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Congresswoman Lynn Woosley, Belva Davis and Rosy Chu. 

The Shirley Chisholm stamp honors Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman ever elected to Congress. Chisholm was a politician broke barriers of race and gender in the 1960s and 1970s, according to the USPS website.  She ran for president in 1972, making her the first African American and the second woman to seek the nomination of a major political party.

The stamp will go on sale nationwide on Jan. 31

The forum will take place in the Rothwell Center in Mills College’s Student Union. Mills College is located at 5000 Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland.

For more information and to RSVP, email LeeCA.Events@mail.house.gov or call (510) 763-0370.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »