When August 18, 2013 at 3:00pm 2 hrs
Where Westminster Presbyterian Church 400 Eye St SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States
Contact Brenda Jones [email protected] (202) 561-5126


A Conversation on RACE and POLITICS

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Sunday, August 18, 2013

3:00 5:00 PM

Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 Eye Street, SW, Washington, DC


  • Amy Occhette, Principal, Capital Contact, former UDC Vice President, Government Affairs
  • Rosa J. Hodge, Author and President of One's Sole Purpose: How to Achieve a Beautiful, Healthy Lifestyle, Retired, DCPS Educator
  • Reverend Brian E. Hamilton, Westminster Presbyterian Church
  • Pedro Rubio, Treasurer, DC Latino Caucus
  • Anita Bellamy Shelton, former Director, DC Office of Human Rights

RACE and POLITICS in DC: An honest dialogue among diverse groups. An open discussion about what is being whispered in private -­‐-­‐ "Race Based Voting" issues to be discussed:

  • To what extent does "race based voting" exist?
  • What is its origin? -­‐-­‐  Impact of gentrification; reaction to prosecution of Councilmembers

What can be done:

  • to promote a better quality of life for all residents
  • to accept personal responsibility
  • to develop community education speakers and meetings
  • to encourage the Mayor to promote a “one city” that celebrates diversity


[email protected] or call Brenda Jones, (202) 561-5126

DC Women in Politics is a diverse nonpartisan, nonprofit women’s leadership organization. Our mission is to increase the number of women elected to public office and to monitor their legislative and advocacy actions on issues that impact women and families.

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