Summit Brings Activists and Experts Together for Economic Justice for Women

Bennett, Lisa; Erickson, Jan
January 2008
National NOW Times;Spring2008, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p5
The article discusses the highlights of the 2008 Summit on Economic Justice for Women in Atlanta, Georgia on April 11-12. Gail Perry-Mason discussed personal debt reduction. Dr. Jane Smith, executive director of Spelman College Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement, talked about the impact of race, gender and leadership qualities on the votes of African American women for the 2008 U.S. presidential elections. Feminist Majority Foundation founder Eleanor Smeal discussed how women suffer from poverty, hunger, and greed.


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