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“When Women Succeed, America Succeeds.” This was the chant heard in the room during a special program by Congresswoman Judy Chu’s staff on Monday, March 10 at California State University, Los Angeles. Speakers highlighted an economic agenda for women and families, and encouraged audience members to continue working on these issues in their own communities. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Judy Chu, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and California State Senator Holly Mitchell were just a few of the individuals who made remarks during the event. They also tackled questions regarding immigration reform, fair pay and education. Following the speeches, attendees ventured out to a courtyard where there was a women’s resource fair with dozens of organizations such as Planned Parenthood and the American Association of University Woman (AAUW). Check out a few of the photos from the event in this album on the MomsRising Facebook page.


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