Melrose News
NWPC Discusses Women In Politics
By Irena Taylor
Jan 29, 2014 - 8:42:34 PM

The Nation Women's political Caucus was held at the NCJW/LA.
MELROSE—On Sunday, January 26, the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC) L.A. Westside and the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles discussed the lack of female representation in politics. The discussion titled “Endangered Species: Why are the Numbers of Women Representing LA County in Elected Office Dropping?” concerned itself with the lack of balance in female representation. The caucus took place at the NCJW/LA’s headquarters on 543 N. Fairfax Ave. in Melrose.


According to a press release from the National Women’s Political Caucus L.A. Westside, the purpose of the discussion was ”˜to examine the obstacles and challenges women face in political leadership and how we can build a pipeline to elect more women in our county.’


The conversation was led by Social Justice Attorney, Sandra Fluke. The event started at 11:00 a.m. and ended at 5:00 p.m. and tackled four topics: Women as Political Leaders, Building the Pipeline, Let’s Talk Obstacles and Looking Ahead.

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