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NAACP Lancaster to host virtual film screening and discussion for Women’s History Month

(Source: NAACP Lancaster)

(Source: NAACP Lancaster)
(Source: NAACP Lancaster)

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Education Committee of NAACP Lancaster, the DEI Office of Franklin & Marshall College, and the F&M People of Color Alliance will host a virtual film screening and discussion via Zoom on Sunday, March 28.

The free event, "Women in Politics: Film Screening & Panel Discussion," will run from 3 to 5:30 p.m.

It will begin with a screening of Knock Down the House, a documentary revolving around the 2018 congressional primary campaigns of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush and Paula Jean Swearengin.

A discussion about the electoral process and representation will follow, moderated by Dr. Gretchel Hathaway, VP of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office of Franklin & Marshall College.

Guest panelists include:

  • Kareena Rios, School District of Lancaster School Board member
  • Robin Goodson, School District of Lancaster School Board member
  • Jodie Richardson, Magisterial District Justice
  • Pa. Rep. Donna Bullock, Chair of the P. Legislative Black Caucus

To register for the film screening and discussion via Zoom, click here.


NAACP Lancaster's Economic Development Committee previously announced its panel discussion about black female entrepreneurs, "Empowering Ourselves." It takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. this Thursday, March 25, via Zoom. To register, click here.