We Were There – Thursday March 28 at 3 PM at the AFL-CIO

We Were There! A Celebration of Women’s History month, featuring Bev Grant.

“WE WERE THERE!” is a multi-media women’s labor history project featuring voices, songs and projected images depicting our sisters’ struggles from abolitionist Sojourner Truth, fighting for women’s rights to Dolores Huerta fighting on behalf of the farmworkers of today.​

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3 pm

AFL-CIO President’s Room

815 16th St, NW

Washington, DC 20006​

Cast:

Sojourner Truth: Jackie Jeter

Charlotte Forten: Maya Goines

Luisa Capetillo: Yolanda Medina

Mother Jones: Patti Devlin

Emma Taneyuka: Esther Lopez

Pauline Newman: Cathy Feingold

Rose Schneiderman: Lorie Anspach

Lucy Parsons: Tanya Hutchins

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Rhonda Rogers

Jayaben Desai: Sujatha Blackstone

Olga Madar: Robin Mack

Rebecca Lolosoli: Tsika Pasipanodya

Berta Caceres: Yolanda Medina

Ai Jen Poo: Alvina Yeh

Dolores Huerta: Esther Lopez

Music: Bev Grant