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International Women’s Day: Right to Equality, Rights & Freedom Discussion | SF

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center | 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA



Join us to celebrate the International Women’s Day in partnership with the American Legion, the Canadian Consulate, and the UNA-USA Marin Chapter.
The event will initiate the 70th Anniversary Celebration Series of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and feature Article 1 Right to Equality and Article 2 Freedom from Discrimination.  The Sustainable Development Goal #5 Gender Equality and #10 Reduced Inequalities are based on human rights and are to be achieved by 2030.

Program Details:

Moderator:
Nelson Barry, III, trial lawyer who is a member of the UNA SF Board of Directors and Chair of the Global Goals for Sustainability Committee.

Speakers:
Alexa Koenig, Ph.D., J.D., At the UC Berkeley School of Law, she is Executive Director, Human Rights Center; Lecturer, Human Rights and International Criminal Law; Co-Founder, Human Rights Investigations Lab; Administrator, Technology Advisory Board, Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court; Advisor to FemTech; Member, Advisory Board of ARCHER, a UC Berkeley non profit that leverages technology to make data-driven investigations accessible, smarter, and more scalable.
Canadian Speaker
TBD

Performers: Melanie O’Reilly, “She was a Winner”: a short song presentation. Lyrics by Melanie O’Reilly; Music by Melanie O’Reilly & Fintan O’Neill. Music inspired by “Legend of the West” Nellie Cashman, known as the Frontier Angel.

Refreshments and appetizers provided for all attendees.


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