The State of Black Women

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mennonite Historic Trust, 6133 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States

The State of Black Women
Healthcare, Economics, Education, Politics, and Justice

Black women struggle with various issues from inadequate health care to inequality in pay. In fact, in nearly every social indicator of well-being, Black women, girls and children rank low or last.

Join grassroots organizers, elected officials, advocates and political and policy experts as we convene on June 17th to discuss trends, personal experiences, and the opportunities and challenges currently faced by Black Women in Philadelphia and the United States.

Politics: Dr. Sasha Patterson, Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University

Healthcare: Pat Bass, CAEAR

Economics:Fran McDaniel, Women Economic Forum

Justice: PA State Rep. Joanna McClinton

Education: Shanée Garner, Former Director Education Policy, Public Center for Children and Youth

Moderated byJovida Hill, Executive Director, Philadelphia Commission for Women

Event Type: 
Community Development
Women / Gender