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Media Advisory: Sister Simone Campbell to Testify in California on Women and Inequality: Strategies to Promote Opportunity

Media Advisory Sent Out by the Office of Senator Holly J. Mitchell, California State Senate

Sister Simone Campbell and other witnesses to testify in California.

Media Advisory:

Senate Select Committee: Women and Inequality: Strategies to Promote Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2014

Contact: Charles Stewart, 213-745-6656

WHO:       Senate Select Committee on Women & Inequality; Strategies to Promote Opportunity

Chair, Senator Holly J. Mitchell

Members of the Committee in attendance

Witnesses:

Panel One

  • Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, Executive Director, NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby 

Panel Two

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    • Dr. Rita Cameron Wedding, Chair of Women's Studies, Professor of Women's Studies and Ethnic Studies, Sacramento State University
    • Ana Matosantos, Policy Consultant
    • Anne Sanger, Policy Advisor, U.S. Representative Doris Matsui

Comments from the Public in attendance

WHY:          One in four US women lives in poverty.  CA’s gender wage gap is 23.5% since 2001

WHEN:       June 17, 2014   4-6 p.m.

WHERE:     Room 4020, State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

HOW:          Open to the public and LIVE streaming at http://sd26.senate.ca.gov/live

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