50 by 2050 October 2018 Newsletter

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Ready to make your voice heard? The midterm elections are fast approaching. Make your vote count by registering to vote and actually showing up to the polls in November. A change of season is afoot just like the change of leadership.

50 by 2050 OCTOBER CALENDAR

OCTOBER 3: EMILY’S List: Cocktails for Change

  • The 8th Floor
  • New York City
  • 6:30–8 p.m.
  • Join EMILY’S List and the Host Committee for Cocktails for Change in New York. The event will feature Jahana Hayes, a candidate for U.S. House (CT-5).

OCTOBER 3: EMERGE America: Hillsborough Reception and Discussion

  • Hillsborough, CA
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Ranada and Reid Stephenson Stephenson invite you to their home to discuss the 2018 election and whether or not it is the most important election of our lifetime

OCTOBER 4: HRC: HRC Arizona: Will and Grace Viewing Party

  • Kobalt Bar
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • 7–11 p.m.
  • Join HRC and NBC for an official premiere watching event for the return of Will & Grace! Guests will receive a commemorative Will & Grace gift while supplies last.

OCTOBER 6: HRC: Rising Together: LGBTQ & Ally Community Expo

  • Union Project
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • 11–2 p.m.
  • HRC will showcase community organizations that support and empower LGBTQ and ally people. HRC will also register voters and sharing ways you can fight for equality as we approach the midterm elections.

OCTOBER 7: Victory Fund: Victory in Nashville Sunday Soiree

  • Diskin Cider
  • Nashville, TN
  • 12–2 p.m.
  • Enjoy cider and snacks as Mayor Parker shares her insights on LGBTQ issues and politics of the day, and what 2018 has in store for LGBTQ candidates running across the country.

OCTOBER 11: IGNITE: Young Women Run Twin Cities 2018

  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • IGNITE is mobilizing young women across the Twin Cities to join GOTV activities and learn first hand what it’s like to campaign for women candidates up and down the ballot.

OCTOBER 11: EMERGE America: East Bay Reception and Discussion

  • Piedmont, CA
  • 6–8 p.m.
  • Join Emerge America for a discussion with Emerge America President and Founder Andrea Dew Steele and Professor Lisa Garcia Bedolla about current political trends, the causes of political and economic inequalities in the United States and what we might expect from the upcoming election in November.

OCTOBER 13: HRC: 2018 HRC Twin Cities Dinner

  • Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • 5–10 p.m.
  • Volunteer and celebrate the LGBTQ community and HRC’s call to action. Be part of the movement for full gender and sexuality equality.

OCTOBER 14: Victory Fund: Victory Fund Chicago Champagne Reception

  • Chez Event Space
  • Chicago, IL
  • 11a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Join Victory Fund to welcome Mayor Annise Parker as its new President & CEO. During the reception, Mayor Parker will share her insights on LGBTQ issues and politics of the day, and provide an insider update on LGBTQ candidates running across the country.

OCTOBER 14: Higher Heights: 2018 Sunday Brunch on the Hill

  • City Club of Washington
  • Washington, D.C.
  • 2–4 p.m.
  • Celebrate the black women who lead with Brunch in the nation’s capital.

OCTOBER 15: EMILY’S List: Ignite Change Chicago

  • JW Marriott Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
  • 10 a.m.
  • Join EMILY’S List president Stephanie Schriock at the annual 2018 Ignite Change Conference and Luncheon. The event will feature major women leaders in politics, like Tina Smith, Juliana Stratton, Betsy Dirksen and more.

OCTOBER 15: EMILY’S List: Cocktails for Change Reception

  • Hubbard Inn
  • Chicago, IL
  • 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Join EMILY’S List president Stephanie Schriock for Cocktails for Change in Chicago. The event will feature Lauren Underwood, candidate for U.S. House (IL-14).

OCTOBER 16: Higher Heights: Higher Heights National Night of Sister to Sister Salon Conversation

  • Various locations
  • As a part the 2018 #BlackWomenVote campaign, Higher Heights is staging Truth Tellers: A National Night of Sister to Sister Salon Conversations. Black women will gather across the country to share their truths about the issues affecting them; strategize how they can best to use their political power to address these concerns; and explore Black women’s leadership potential.

OCTOBER 18: EMERGE America: Marin Reception and Discussion

  • Kentfield, CA
  • 6–8 p.m.
  • Join Emerge America President and Founder Andrea Dew Steele along with Emerge alumna and candidate for Marin County District Attorney, Anna Pletcher for an update on the current political landscape. Learn more about what you can do to help before November.

OCTOBER 20: HRC: 34 Annual HRC SF Bay Area Gala and Auction

  • The Westin St. Francis
  • San Francisco, CA
  • 5 p.m.–12 a.m.
  • Volunteer and celebrate the LGBTQ community and HRC’s call to action. Be part of the movement for full gender and sexuality equality.

OCTOBER 27: HRC: HRC Chicago Gala 2018

  • Chicago Marriott Downtown
  • Chicago, IL
  • 6 p.m.–12 a.m.
  • Volunteer and celebrate the LGBTQ community and HRC’s call to action. Be part of the movement for full gender and sexuality equality.

APPLY NOW

EMERGE AMERICA

Emerge Oregon 2019 Cohort: Apply here

Emerge Washington 2019 Cohort: Apply here

HIGHER HEIGHTS

Project Manager Internship: Apply here

Membership Internship: Apply here

Communications / Social Media Internship: Apply here

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

Various internships with the organization –  More info here

RUNNING START

Running Start Mentorship Program: Apply here

Running Start Spring 2019 Congressional Fellowship: Apply here

VICTORY FUND

Special Events Internship: Apply here

Development Fundraising Internship: Apply here

Political Internship: Apply here

Communications Intern: Apply here

GET INVOLVED

HIGHER HEIGHTS

Become a member here

IGNITE

Join or Start your own campus chapter

#DeclareYourAmbition

Volunteer with the #VoteTwice campaign: Register here

RUNNING START

Join #ILookLikeAPolitician

Train women to run on your campus with an Elect Her workshop: More info here

EMILY’S LIST

Run to Win:  Apply here

EMERGE AMERICA

Training to run for office: More info here

SHE SHOULD RUN

Nominate yourself to run for office: Get started here

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

Become a student member: Apply here

#Resist: More info here

VICTORY FUND

Sign petitions and show the government that you stand with the LGBTQ community: More info here

Powerful Women Leaders

Congresswoman Susan Davis

“I see this job as a way to create a kind of synergy, a kind of excitement and engagement and connection to issues and people.  I think that’s something women contribute.”

Brooke is a sophomore at William and Mary studying English. She enjoys reading and writing, very strong coffee, and all things chocolate.

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