Actress Amber Tamblyn joins list of speakers for Women's Convention in Detroit

Actress Amber Tamblyn joins list of speakers for Women's Convention in Detroit
Posted at 4:15 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-04 16:28:46-04

Women's March announced that actress Amber Tamblyn, along with attorney Angela Rye, political strategist Symone Sanders, Georgia State Representative Stacey Abrams and former Ohio state senator Nina Turner will be speakers at the Women's Convention in Detroit from Oct. 27-29.

The convention's programming will center around three topics: issue-based education, skills training and civic engagement.

In addition, the program will feature a youth track with content for young people ages 11 and up, and a self-care track for restoration and personal growth.

"The convention aims to have participants leave inspired and motivated, with with new connections, skills and strategies for working towards collective liberation for women of all races, ethnicities, ages, abilities, sexual identities, gender expressions, immigration statuses, religious faiths and economic statuses," according to a news release.

The full list of speakers include: US Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), Stephanie Schriock, Ai-jen Poo, Aida Hurtado, Lenore Anderson, US Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Stephanie Chang, Raquel Castañeda Lopez, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Liliana Reyes, Sarah Eagle Heart, Rashida Tlaib, Brittney Packnett, Stosh Cotler, and the Women’s March co-chairs Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour and Tamika Mallory.


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