, a CAWP visiting practitioner, recently spoke to Eagleton Fellows in the
Perspectives on American Politics
course about her experience working at the intersection of race, gender, and politics.
Peeler-Allen will give the fall 2019 Albert W. Lewitt Endowed Lecture, which will focus on Black women in Congress, their leadership, and the road they took to get there.
The challenges and opportunities to expand Black women representation in Congress are tremendous as are the impacts of their leadership. Drawing on my years of experience as a political fundraiser in New York and as a co-founder of Higher Heights, an organization that has helped grow the number of Black women in elected office over the last 3 cycles, I look forward to sharing the under-reported stories of the five new Black women members of the 116th Congress and discussing what their success in 2018 can tell us about the future," said Peeler-Allen.
The event is this
Thursday, November 7th at 7:00 PM.