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Day One will engage women, girls, and allies from across the country through inspiring mainstage sessions, issue-breakouts, opportunities to connect with leading fellow changemakers, and an interactive center with organizations and women-owned businesses. You’ll choose 2 breakouts on Saturday: 1 from Session A and 1 from Session B. When you’re not in your breakouts, you’ll be able to take a break for lunch and explore The Center, where over 150 organizations and businesses are hosting activations!

On Day Two, attendees will fan out across Los Angeles to attend skills-based trainings or Community Teach-In’s hosted by a range of organizations that are making change on gender equity in Los Angeles. Please keep an eye out for an email from your Day Two Host with location instructions.

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Sunday, May 6 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm
USOW and The Natural History Museum present: The Making of HERstory: Art, Culture and Media as Social Change FULL
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THE LA STORY Mural by Barbara Carrasco and Film Screening of DOLORES

This closing reception to the USOW experience is a potent collaboration of Art and Activism that celebrates Latina/Chicana Icons Dolores Huerta, Barbara Carrasco and Giselle Fernandez. Enjoy a meet and greet as they discuss Barbara's infamous mural "L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective" located in the Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A. exhibit followed by a screening of DOLORES, the award-winning Feature Documentary by PBS. A Panel discussion will be held after the film screening.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Additionally, there will be a food truck onsite and cash bar inside the Museum.

Program/ Panelists:
Moderator: Giselle Fernandez, Journalist, TVHost, Philanthropist
Panelists: Dolores Huerta, President / Founder Dolores Huerta Foundation, Co-Founder, United Farmworkers with Cesar Chavez,  Awardee, Presidential Medal of Honor

Barbara Carrasco, Muralist
Barbara Carrasco is a Chicana artist and activist who lives and works in Los Angeles. She is considered to be a "renegade feminist" whose work critiques dominant cultural stereotypes involving socioeconomics, race, gender and sexuality

Juanita Chavez, Dolores Huerta Foundation


Juanita Chavez

Dolores Huerta Foundation
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Dolores Huerta

President and Founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation