2005 NOW Foundation Women of Color and Allies Summit: Empower, Enfranchise, Energize!

Speakers | Entertainers | Workshops | Agenda | Co-Sponsors | Flyers

Hundreds of activists and leaders from across the country gathered in Arlington, Va., April 1-3, for the Women of Color and Allies (WOCA) Summit organized by NOW Foundation and co-sponsored by dozens of organizations. The event was a major success, with participants leaving energized and inspired to keep in touch, work together back home, and take concrete action on issues of concern to women of color. Read More

Speakers Included:

Some of the topics we explored were:

  • The Color Divide
  • Economic Justice
  • The Gender Divide
  • Education Equity
  • Family Values and Feminism
  • Institutional Racism and Sexism
  • Parenting
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • Empowering Young Women
  • Women's Health
  • The Criminal Justice System and the Woman of Color
  • Sexuality
  • Senior Care
  • Health Care Reform
  • Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Welfare Reform
  • Politics and Electing Women to Public Office
  • Violence Against Women

Friday, April 1 - Sunday, April 3
Doubletree Hotel, Arlington, Va.