Event Type: Community
Join us for an engaging conversation with Co-Senior Rabbis Nickerson and Frimmer featuring Isaiah congregant and Women’s March Los Angeles Founder, Emiliana Guereca Zeidenfeld. Emi will share the history and philosophy of the Women’s March movement and shed light on the recent Women’s March controversies and media headlines. Will allegations of anti-Semitism interrupt organizing efforts as our nation and city prepare for the next Women’s March? What lies ahead as we forge new partnerships across lines of race, class, and faith, to build a strong, multi-vocal, female-led movement for justice and equality? Q&A to follow. RSVP required.
Emiliana is an entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, CA, with a passion for giving back to the community. Along with being an award-winning event producer, Emi devotes much of her time to advocacy programs for women’s rights, Latino education, and gender equality. As a stellar community organizer, Emiliana brings her 10+ plus years of event experience to Women’s March LA. In 2016, Emiliana founded the Women’s March LA Foundation, a non-profit organization, and is the driving force behind the official Women’s March in Los Angeles. Emi has become extremely involved in activism, both on a local and national level, and has served as the bridge between many organizations to combine forces in the Summer of Resistance. Emi has spoken to numerous groups, spreading the Women’s March movement, including The League of Women Voters, Cal State Los Angeles, USC, UCLA, and was a panelist at 2017 Politicon, the HOPE Conference, and Hispanas Organize for Equality. Emiliana is currently a contributor for Huffington Post. Emi has been honored by the Pat Brown Institute (Civic Engagement Award), HRC (Ally for Equality Award), LA City Council (Pioneer Woman of the Year)