Young Invincibles Joins Host Committee for YWCA and AmericaSpeaks All-Women Town Meeting
Young Invincibles to Help Bring Perspective of Young Women on Jobs and Economy, Health Care, Civil and Voting Rights Issues
WASHINGTON, DC – Young Invincibles has joined the host committee for the first-of-its-kind all-women, nonpartisan town meeting, sponsored by YWCA and AmericaSpeaks. Young Invincibles will help bring the perspective of young women in particular around issues and policies important to their lives and solutions relevant to their communities.
Immediately following the meeting, pollsters Celinda Lake and Kellyanne Conway will discuss the findings from the YWCA-commissioned poll, “What Women Want 2012: A YWCA USA National Survey of Priorities and Concerns,” with Beth Reinhard, political correspondent from National Journal. Top-line results from the town meeting and from the national poll will frame their discussion.
“Young women are a powerful voice in national dialogue taking place right now,” said Amy Lin, Deputy Policy and Organizing Director for Young Invincibles. “We are excited to join the host committee with YWCA and AmericaSpeaks and hope to amplify the voices of young women across the country.”
WHAT: All-Women Town Meeting
WHEN: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Saturday September 29, 2012
WHERE: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
TO RSVP: www.ywca.org/TownMeeting
Media, please note: One-on-one interviews may be scheduled with Young Invincibles Deputy Policy and Organizing Director Amy Lin to discuss issues affecting young women. RSVP to Robin Scullin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Invincibles is a national organization committed to amplifying the voices of young Americans, aged 18 to 34, and expanding economic opportunity for our generation. Young Invincibles ensures that young Americas are represented in today’s most pressing debates through cutting-edge policy research and analysis, and innovative campaigns designed to educate, inform and mobilize our generation to change the status quo.
About the YWCA USA
The YWCA is the voice for every woman. For over a century, the YWCA has spoken out and taken action on behalf of women and girls. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Over 2 million people participate each year in YWCA programs at more than 1,300 locations across the U.S. Worldwide, the YWCA serves more than 25 million women and girls in 125 countries.
Immediately following the Town Meeting, pollsters Celinda Lake and Kellyanne Conway will discuss the findings from this YWCA-commissioned poll, “What Women Want 2012: A YWCA USA National Survey of Priorities and Concerns,” with Beth Reinhard, political correspondent from National Journal. The discussion will also include remarks by Ohio leaders, Connie Schultz, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and wife of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, and a representative from State Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel’s office. Mandel is currently running against Democrat incumbent-Senator Sherrod Brown in November’s election.