Events

An Evening with Rep. Ilhan Omar

Monday, March 27, 2017

This Women’s History Month, join us for a talk by Rep. Ilhan Omar, Minnesota House Representative for District 60B, and the first Somali-American, Muslim woman in the nation to hold an office at this level.

Monday, March 27th, 6:00 p.m., Mayo Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required here.

Doors open at 5:30. Talk and Q&A to be followed by a short reception.

Rep. Omar is an experienced policy analyst, progressive DFL activist, coalition builder and humanitarian. Most recently, she served as the Director of Policy Initiatives at Women Organizing Women, where she empowered East African woman to take civic leadership roles in their community. Committed to unity and justice, Rep. Omar is focused on advancing important issues, including raising the minimum wage to $15/hour, closing the opportunity gap, and fighting for environmental justice and racial equity.

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