The National Partnership for Women & Families will hold its annual gala honoring U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris for her ongoing support for the policies America’s women and families need.
WHO: Honoree U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris
WHAT: National Partnership for Women & Families Gala Dinner
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 NOTE: The program will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. ET.
WHERE: International Ballroom, Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
NOTE: Media must have a valid press credential and are encouraged to RSVP in advance to Lauren Sogor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-986-2600.
DETAILS: The event will feature remarks from Senator Harris. National Partnership for Women & Families President Debra L. Ness will discuss the organization’s 46 years of work to make the country more healthy, fair and family friendly. She will talk about the challenges America’s women and families face today and lay out a vision for a future that includes a national paid family and medical leave insurance program; a federal paid sick days standard; an end to pay discrimination; fair and livable wages; and increased access to quality, affordable health care, including high-quality maternity care and comprehensive reproductive health care.
The program will include remarks by Ellen Malcolm, chair of the boards of directors of EMILY’s List and the National Partnership; and The Washington Post’s Petula Dvorak, who will serve as emcee.
About the National Partnership
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. More information is available at NationalPartnership.org.