The Firsts: The Inside Story of Women Reshaping Congress with author Jennifer Steinhauer
Virtual Event via Zoom. Presented by the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival. As part of our Book Club Series.
As a part of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and Simon Family JCC’s Lee and Bernard Jaffe Family Jewish Book Festival, in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, and the Weinstein JCC of Richmond.
In the November 2018 midterms, the greatest number of women in history was elected to Congress. It was a group diverse in background, age, professional experience, and ideology, and all were swept into office on an enormous wave of grassroots support.
Hear from New York Times reporter, Jennifer Steinhauer chronicle these women’s first year in Congress, following their shift from trailblazing campaigns to the daily work of governance. Vivid and smart, The Firsts delivers fresh details, inside access, historical perspective, and expert analysis as these women—inspiring, controversial, talented, and rebellious—do something surprising: make Congress essential again.
Link to Register: https://ujft.salsalabs.org/thefirsts