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Hillary Clinton to Address Democratic Women’s Caucus on Tuesday

Hillary Clinton to Address Democratic Women’s Caucus on Tuesday
LIFETIME Networks to Host Opening and Closing of the Democratic Women’s

Caucus in Denver
– MICHELLE OBAMA TO ADDRESS THE CAUCUS –
– Caucus Guests: Fran Drescher, Executive Director, Cancer Schmancer Foundation and Rosario Dawson, Co-Founder, Voto Latino –
– Women’s Equality Day Falls on First Day of the Caucus –
– More than 3,000 Delegates and Elected Officials to Attend "Women Making History" and "Women Shaping History" Events –


DENVER,
Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As part of the award-winning,
nonpartisan Every Woman Counts campaign to encourage women to speak out
on issues, vote and run for office, and to commemorate Women’s Equality
Day, LIFETIME is celebrating women’s leadership by hosting the opening
and closing of the Democratic Women’s Caucus in Denver. The Caucus
takes place on Tuesday, August 26 (Women’s Equality Day) and Thursday,
August 28. Events on both days will run from 10 a.m. until noon at the
Four Seasons Ballroom in the Colorado Convention Center. More than
3,000 delegates and elected officials are expected to attend.
"We
are so excited to have Lifetime’s involvement in what will be a
historic caucus, said Mame Reiley, Democratic Women’s Caucus Chair.
  Tuesday, August 26, 10 a.m. to noon

  "WOMEN MAKING HISTORY"
  Four Seasons Ballroom, Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver

  Thursday, August 28, 10 a.m. to noon
  "WOMEN SHAPING HISTORY"
  Four Seasons Ballroom, Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver

  Speakers will include:
  —  Michelle Obama
  —  Senator Hillary Clinton
  —  Senator Barbara Boxer (CA)
  —  Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN)
  —  Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL)
  —  DNC Vice Chair Susie Turnbull
  —  DNC Vice Chair Linda Chavez-Thompson
  —  DNC Convention CEO Leah Daughtry
  —  DNC Secretary Alice Travis Germond
  —  Andrea Wong, CEO and President of LIFETIME Networks
  —  Meredith Wagner, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at
      LIFETIME Networks
  —  Cecile Richards, celebrating anniversary of her mother Ann Richard’s
      Keynote Address
  —  Actress Fran Drescher, Executive Director of Cancer Schmancer
      Foundation
  —  Actress Rosario Dawson, Co-Founder of Voto Latino
  —  Political Strategist Donna Brazile
  —  Ellen Malcolm, President and Founder of Emily’s List
  —  Senior Obama Campaign Advisor Dana Singiser
  —  Sheila Johnson, Owner, Washington Mystics

Women’s
Equality Day (August 26) was established by Congress in 1971 to
commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution,
granting women the right to vote. Women’s Equality Day also calls
attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality.
About Every Woman Counts


Every
Woman Counts is the only public service campaign dedicated to
encouraging women to speak out on the issues they care about most, vote
and run for office. For the first time, the 2008 Every Woman Counts
initiative will leverage the power of the #1 and #2 television networks
for women — Lifetime and Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) — and include
the most extensive on-air programming, digital content and grassroots
efforts to date. To expand the effort and reach women everywhere they
live, work and play, Lifetime launched the first-ever Every Woman
Counts media and advocacy coalition in partnership with REDBOOK,
CosmoGIRL, Marie Claire, celebrities, experts and hundreds of women’s
nonprofit organizations representing more than 15 million women from
all sides of the political spectrum.

About Lifetime
LIFETIME
is the leader in women’s television and one of the top-rated basic
cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, LIFETIME is
committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information
programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and
their families. LIFETIME Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime
Real Women and Lifetime Digital (including myLifetime.com) are part of
LIFETIME Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of Hearst
Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.

Source: Lifetime

 

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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