Encinal High Hosts Political and Proud

 

Back for its second year, “Political and Proud, Young Women Take the Lead” returns to celebrate the work of young women leaders in the Alameda community Tuesday, April 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

The evening features a discussion with young women like Eman Khatri of Alameda High School, who earned Girls Inc. of the Island City’s Women Who Dare Teen Award and Amy Chu, an Encinal High School alum studying environmental economics and policy at UC Berkeley.

Political and Proud will feature two discussion panels, on “Effective Organizing and Leadership,” moderated by New York Times best-selling author of the Rad Women series, Kate Schatz; and “Young Women Paving the Way in Male-Dominated Fields,” moderated by Alameda School Board President Mia Bonta.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. Registration is required.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Political and Proud will take place at Encinal Junior & Senior High School Student Center, 210 Central Ave. Registration and more information at http://tinyurl.com/y3fzhn6v.