Tuesday, June 3, 2014

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in Cleveland today, June 3 for public rally, Congresswomen Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur and Joyce Beatty to speak too, Fudge to lead rally, event is sponsored by SEIU Local 1199, is at 2:30 pm at 1171 E. 30th Street in Cleveland

11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (far left), who also chairs the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress,  U. S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-12), and 9th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, the longest serving woman in Congress. Pelosi will visit Cleveland on Tuesday, June 3 as part of a bus tour that began in upstate New York and is  billed as a women's agenda tour that reaches across gender lines and highlights economic strategies for empowering women and strengthening American families.

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-n-chief, 
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U.S.  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

CLEVELAND, Ohio- United States House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat and former House Speaker, will be the keynote speaker at a public rally on Tuesday, June 3 that will be led by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge. It will be held at the union hall of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU Local 1199) at 2:30 pm  at 1171 East 30th Street in Cleveland. Doors open at 1:45 pm, organizers of the event said. 

The rally will focus on women's economic issues and fair pay, and will include other speakers such as Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-3), a Columbus Democrat, and 9th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, a Toledo Democrat and the longest serving woman in Congress.

A licensed attorney, Fudge is also chair of the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress. She is a former Warrensville Heights mayor and past national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. 

Both Kaptur's and Fudge's congressional districts include parts of the predominantly Black major metropolitan city of Cleveland. 

The gathering is a scheduled stop of a bus tour that began in upstate New York and is  billed as a women's agenda tour that reaches across gender lines and highlights economic strategies for empowering women and strengthening American families.

Pelosi was succeeded by current House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, a Dayton area Republican. She is one of the most powerful women in Congress.
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