Close the Gap CA

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Best-selling authors read selections and discuss barrier-breaking women.

Elizabeth McKenzie, The Portable Veblen
Marianne Cooper, Cut-Adrift: Families in Insecure Times
Barbara Babcock, Fish Raincoats: A Woman Lawyer's Life

and special guest moderator Irma Herrera,
playwright and solo performer, Tell Me Your Name

Please join us for lunch to support close the gap CA, a campaign to recruit progressive women to run for the CA Legislature. A decade ago California ranked 6th in the nation for the number of women in its legislature; in 2016, we ranked 22nd. CTGCA is doing something about that.
You can too!

FRIDAY February 10th 11:30AM -1:30PM
Mitchell Park Library
3700 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ticket Types

Patron - $5000
Your table dines with an author (first four tables)
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Sponsor - $2500
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Table Captain - $1250
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  2. This contribution is made from my own funds, and funds are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.
  3. I am at least eighteen years old.

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