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International Women's Day-DOLORES film screening and farmworker labor panel

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Capitol Theatre 1390 W. 65th St. Cleveland, OH 44102

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century—and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access to this intensely private mother to eleven, the film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change. Directed by Peter Bratt.

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE CLEVELAND COLECTIVO for granting NWFN funds to help us offer this exciting opportunity to the community! All funds raised at this event will support IRTF and their campaigns for farmworker, women's and labor solidarity with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the National Farmworker Ministry. 
-We work to support human rights for all people regardless of their gender expression, sexual orientation, citizenship or immigrant status, ethnicity, economic situation, environmental situation, ability, age, religion, familial status or veteran status. Additional tax-deductible gifts are warmly accepted.

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601 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114-1012-FREE STAMP

#PressforProgress With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress. And with global activism for women's equality fuelled by movements like #MeToo,#TimesUp and more - there is a strong global momentum striving for gender parity.
And while we know that gender parity won't happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day by day. Plus, there's indeed a very strong and growing global movement of advocacy, activism and support.
So we can't be complacent. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive.
International Women's Day is not country, group or organisation specific. The day belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. So together, let's all be tenacious in accelerating gender parity. Collectively, let's all Press for Progress.
Collectively we can all play a part
Started by the Suffragettes in the early 1900's, the first International Women's Day was celebrated in 1911. International Women's Day belongs to all communities everywhere - governments, companies, charities, educational institutions, networks, associations, the media and more. Whether through a global conference, community gathering, classroom lesson or dinner table conversation - everyone can play a purposeful part in pressing for gender parity.

International Women's Day Celebration
The Magalen - 5203 Fleet Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44105
Thursday, March 8 at 6 PM - 9 PM