Her Story: How Everyday Women Persist

In commemoration of Women's History Month, join SFWPC for an intimate conversation with 3 current and past elected officials. If you have ever thought that running for office is not for you or that it is the wrong time in your life, this is the workshop for you. Seating is limited, so RSVP today!

Monday, March 27, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Soluna Cafe & Lounge, 272 McAllister Street
Please email Lizzy at lizzy@sfwpc.org to RSVP

**Registration is free but required**

 Come learn from female activists who are have run for office and won! They are the everyday women on the ground committed to improving their neighborhoods and communities. Their stories demonstrate that there is no one formula for success in running for office and winning. 

This is your chance to get practical advice about how to balance your personal, professional, and political lives through the journey of these incredible local activists:

Sophie Maxwell
From 2001-2011, Sophie served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 10, which includes Potrero Hill, Bayview Hunters Point, Visitacion Valley, Silver Terrace, Dogpatch, Little Hollywood, and the Portola districts. As Chair of the Land Use Committee, she was known for her work in environmental justice and in development. Sophie is currently an elected member of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee.

Thea Selby
Thea is the current President of the Community College Board of Trustees. First elected in 2014, she has focused on issues of accreditation, increasing enrollment, and moving City College towards being a more sustainable, equitable, and accessible educational institution. She is a Principal of Next Steps Marketing, and active on local and statewide transit issues through the San Francisco Transit Riders Union and California's High Speed Rail Authority.

 Amy Bacharach
Amy was elected to the San Francisco Community College Board of Trustees in 2014. She is currently a Senior Research Analyst with the Judicial Council’s Center for Families, Children, and the Courts, where she works on state policy issues primarily in the areas of juvenile justice, collaborative justice, and human trafficking. Since 2011, she has been an elected delegate for the 19th Assembly District of the California Democratic Party.

We hope to see you there!


March 27, 2017 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Soluna Cafe & Lounge
272 McAllister St
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States
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