Neighbors for Ilhan -- Campaign Kickoff Event for State Representative - District 60B

November 8, 2015

What: Join Neighbors for Ilhan at Ilhan Omar’s campaign kickoff event. There will be live music, delicious snacks from Afro Deli and community leaders who will talk about why they’re supporting Ilhan’s run for State Representative in District 60B.

Ilhan supports:

  • an economy for everyone, including a living wage, fair scheduling and paid sick leave for all workers;
  • closing the opportunity gap by providing Universal Pre-K funding for more teachers of color and services for parents;
  • making higher education more affordable and accessible;
  • environmental justice by investing in clean energy; protecting lakes and rivers and finding ways to reduce our dependence on fossil fuel. She will push for divestment and sustainability;
  • equity for all, civil rights and voting rights and sentencing reform.

When: 6:00 – 8:30pm Tuesday, November 10

Where: Mixed Blood Theater, 1501 S. 4th St, Minneapolis 55454

More: Ilhan Omar, a progressive DFL activist, educator and policy analyst, is the Director of Policy and Initiatives for the Women Organizing Women (WOW) Network, which works to engage and empower East African women to take civic leadership roles and see themselves as leaders within their communities. She lives in the West Bank neighborhood of Minneapolis with her husband and three children.

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