Road Trip: Equity Ahead

Public Event
Date: 
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
Seattle Design Center

Please join us for the Economic Opportunity Institute's Annual Dinner!

Rubber, meet road. From a living wage to paid leave, tax reform to retirement security, the Economic Opportunity Institute is mapping out public policy reforms to make Washington a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

Join us for an evening of fun, food, and inspiration as we celebrate the journey and build momentum for the future. With your support, we'll fuel the engine of change for economic equity.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote address by Saru Jayaraman: A renowned national organizer, Saru Jayaraman is a powerful advocate for worker justice across the United States. As the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, Saru spearheaded a national movement to improve wages and working conditions for our nation's 10 million restaurant workers. Saru was profiled in CNN's "Top 10 Visionary Women" and recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2014.
  • Master of Ceremonies: Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner: Executive Director of MomsRising, the national advocacy organization working to achieve economic security for all moms, women, and families in the United States.
  • Social hour starting at 5:30 with games, exciting raffle prizes, hosted bar and buffet dinner: Join in on the fun and boost your policy know-how while playing fun road trip themed games. And what road trip would be complete without delectable provisions? Dinner will be served buffet style during the social hour to provide more time to connect with other guests and join the activities!