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Paving the Way: Women’s Struggle for Political Equality in California

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


A woman's sphere is the whole wide world, without limit.
- Hannah G. Solomon

Join us for the Sacramento premiere!
Sunday Brunch - March 3, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Paving the Way Book Cover
$40 per person - Guests welcome!
Albert Einstein Residence Center, 1935 Wright Street, Sacramento
Guest Speakers: Steve and Susie Swatt

You will be inspired! Join us for the Sacramento premiere of “Paving the Way: Women's Struggle for Political Equality in California.” The authors, Steve and Susie Swatt, have written the first-ever history of California women’s fierce and stirring 170-year fight for political equality. They will share the stories of these courageous, trailblazing women, some of them Jewish, who overcame all odds in order to lead.

NCJW founder, Hannah G. Solomon, was one of the earliest Jewish women to run for elected office (in Illinois) in 1904 and 1916. NCJW Sacramento continues in the tradition of Hannah G. Solomon. Help us celebrate her and all women who venture forth.

Books will be available for sale; the authors will donate part of the proceeds to NCJW Sacramento.

RSVP today!

Online: Complete the "Paving the Way: Women's Struggle for Political Equality in California” form on this page

By mail: NCJW Sacramento, P.O. Box 340174, Sacramento, CA 95834
(Note “March 3 event” in the check memo line)

RSVP by February 28

For more information/questions, contact info@ncjwsac.org

About the guest speakers:
Steve Swatt is an Emmy award-winning, Sacramento-based author and political analyst, in his 46th year covering topics of interest in Northern California. He is a former political reporter for KCRA-TV.

Susie Swatt is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley. She spent nearly 40 years as a key staff member in the California Legislature and a special assistant for the state's Fair Political Practices Commission.


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March 3
11:00 am - 1:30 pm


NCJW Sacramento Section


Albert Einstein Residence Center
1935 Wright Street
Sacramento, 95825
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(916) 972-9555