The compelling documentary Resisterhood examines the continuing reverberations from the 2016 U.S. presidential election from a women’s perspective. The film follows six inspiring activists for 2 years beginning with the Women’s March, as they work tirelessly to protect our civil rights and to motivate others to use their voice to shape the future of our country. You will be emailed a free link so that you can watch the award-winning documentary Resisterhood before this class.
During the class, you will hear from the film’s director and several of the activists profiled in the film. You will have a chance to ask them your questions about how each of us can get involved in the political process and work to create the country we want. The panelists will be Mimi Hassanein, Egyptian immigrant and elected Montgomery County official; Margaret Morrison, retired Montgomery County educator and Selma to Montgomery marcher; and Congressman Luis Gutiérrez, former U.S. Representative from Illinois.