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For Immediate Release

August 24, 2014


Louisiana Women's Roundtable, in partnership with the Women's Resource Center, celebrate Women's Equality Day,

August 26, 2014 at Loyola University New Orleans

What: Louisiana Women's Roundtable to host film screening of "How We Got the Vote" August 26, 2014 at Loyola University New Orleans

Who: The Louisiana Women's Roundtable is a strong coalition of organizations working together to provide information to our community about the issues that matter to Louisiana's women and families.

Local progressive organizations are commemorating Women's Equality Day with a screening of "How We Got the Vote," a powerful documentary about how women in the early 20th century fought to achieve the right to vote. This is a story of perseverance as relevant today as at any other time in our history. Voter registration will be available courtesy of the League of Women Voters New Orleans. Following the film will be a discussion about how women can continue to make gains in elections and politics.

The panel includes:

Michelle Erenberg, National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section
Raegan Carter, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast
Audrey Stewart, American Civil Liberties Union

When: August 26, 2014 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: Loyola University, Monroe Hall Room 610

Why: Women's Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the vote to women throughout the country on an equal basis with men. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law.

Media Contact: Michelle Erenberg, (504) 451-8489 louisianaspa@gmail.com

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Inspired by the original SlutWalk, held in April 2011 in Toronto, and by the wave of SlutWalk events that have happened around the country, and indeed the world, we, the women of New Orleans, will hold our third annual march on Saturday, April 5, 2013.

SlutWalk was born as a protest, a protest from women who have long tired of the "blame the victim" mentality perpetuated by society, law enforcement, civic authorities, and even our own family and friends.

Sexual violence is always a crime, and the victims of assault are never at fault!

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