The Biden Administration: An Insider’s View from Congresswoman Jackie Speier
In Conversation with IWF NorCal Member Jan Yanehiro
Tuesday, March 23
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Pacific)
On November 18, 1978, Jackie Speier was shot 5 times and was left to die on the tarmac in Guyana while on an official Congressional investigation on Jonestown. On January 6, 2021, she laid on the marble floor in Congress while insurgents stormed the U.S. Capitol. Hear her first-person account of what happened in the House of Representatives as the deadly insurrection was taking place.
And now 60 days into the new administration, Jackie will also speak on:
- Congressional support of President Biden’s goals on the vaccine rollout, economic stimulus and relief packages and the call for Unity. She will also give her thoughts on the Impeachment Trial.
- She’ll discuss her own priorities in the year ahead and in the next 4 years.
- And some personal notes on attending the Biden/Harris inauguration with her daughter, ABC 7 Reporter Stephanie Sierra.
Jackie is a fearless fighter for women’s equality, LGBTQIA rights and is dedicated to eliminating government corruption. She is also steadfast in her work to strengthen our national and economic security.
She was named to Newsweek’s list of 150 “Fearless Women” in the world and one of “Politico’s 50” most influential people in American politics for bringing the Me Too reckoning to Congress.
Join us for a special session with Congresswoman Jackie Speier:
Date: Tuesday, March 23
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pacific Time
Location: Webinar via Zoom
Cost: Free—registration is required to participate (webinar link and details will be included in the registration confirmation e-mail.)
Jackie Speier has served San Francisco and San Mateo Counties since she was first elected in April 2008 to fill the unexpired term of the late Congressman Tom Lantos. Before her election to the US House of Representatives, she served for 18 years in the California State Legislature.
Jackie Speier was born in San Francisco’s Sunset District, and is a life-long resident of the Bay Area. She attended public schools in South San Francisco and Burlingame’s Mercy High School. While studying at University of California, Davis, she interned for State Assemblyman Leo J. Ryan in his Sacramento office. After graduating, she joined Ryan’s Washington, DC staff upon his election to Congress. She returned to San Francisco to earn a JD degree from UC’s Hastings College of the Law before rejoining Congressman Ryan as his legal advisor. Read more.