Intersections: Gender Equity and Anti-Racism at the Ballot Box

Sep 17 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Facing the triple threats of a global pandemic, economic recession, and racism, womxn have taken to the frontlines, advocating for change. In this historic election year, the Fowler Museum has partnered with TIME’S UP to bring together leaders in the fight for gender equity and ending racism. Panelists will discuss crucial issues at the intersection of racial and gender identity that impact womxn daily, including equitable pay, caregiving, and protection for vulnerable families.

Join us for a conversation with Jess Morales Rocketto, Civic Engagement Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Executive Director of Care in Action; Marya Bangee, Executive Director at Harness, an organization that works within Hollywood to center the narratives of marginalized communities in popular culture; visual artist Ashley Lukashevsky; Sarah Eagle Heart, social justice storyteller and CEO of Return to the Heart Foundation, an Indigenous women-led grantmaking organization; and Aditi Fruitwala, staff attorney at the ACLU of Southern California for the LGBTQ, Gender, and Reproductive Justice Project. The conversation will be moderated Angie Jean-Marie, Director of Public Engagement at TIME’S UP.

Header artwork by Ashley Lukashevsky

Share the Mic: The Fowler believes in the civic duty of museums to give forum to different points of view and is committed to amplifying the voices and concerns of Black, Indigenous, and other marginalized people. This series offers a platform to thought leaders—artists, activists, and allies—who are guiding us along the arc of justice.