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Author, Journalist, Member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board
Kimberley Strassel is back by popular demand. She is a member of the editorial board for The Wall Street Journal. She writes editorials, as well as the weekly Potomac Watch political column, from her base in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Strassel joined Dow Jones & Co. in 1994, working in the news department of The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels, and then in London. She moved to New York in 1999 and soon thereafter joined the Journal's editorial page, working as a features editor, and then as an editorial writer. She assumed her current position in 2005.
Ms. Strassel, a 2014 Bradley Prize recipient, is a regular contributor to Sunday political shows, including CBS's "Face the Nation," Fox News Sunday, and NBC's "Meet the Press."
An Oregon native, Ms. Strassel earned a bachelor's degree in Public Policy and International Affairs from Princeton University.
Ms. Strassel is the author of "Resistance (At All Costs): How Trump Haters Are Breaking America" which makes the case that it is Trump's critics, in their zeal to oppose the president, who are undermining our foundations.
This book will be on sale at the event for $25.00 and Ms. Strassel will be autographing them.
Light Hors d'oeuvres, Beverages & No-Host Wine Bar
6:30 Social Time
7:00 Program Begins
Cost is $50.00 for WOW Members, $50.00 for WOW Member's First Guest, $75.00 for Non-members and additional guests, $25.00 for Young Professionals
Founder and President of the "Center for Urban Renewal and Education" and a nationally syndicated columnist with Creator's."
Star Parker is the founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a Washington D.C. based Public Policy Institute that fights poverty and restores dignity through messages of faith, freedom and personal responsibility.
She consulted on federal Welfare Reform in the mid-90s and then founded UrbanCure to bring new ideas to policy discussions on how to transition America's poor from government dependency. Today, Star regularly consults with both federal and state legislators on market-based strategies to fight poverty.
Her organization UrbanCure has three programs:
1. A Policy Program that works directly with the White House and the Congress on Welfare Policy ideas;
2. Media Program that includes rapid response and the daily news blog, blackcommunitynews.com;
3. And a Clergy Program that umbrellas a national network of more than 850 clergy who serve in various hard-hit zip codes around the country.
She has authored several books; is a regular commentator on national television and radio networks including the BBC, EWTN, and FOX News; and is a nationally syndicated columnist with Creators, which carries in some of the largest newspapers and news websites in the country, reaching 7 million readers weekly.
Registration Deadline is Thursday, November 21, 2019 for this Christmas Luncheon.
Invitations for the luncheon were mailed on October 15 to WOW members who are current with their 2019 dues. Priority seating will be given to WOW members. Festive Attire.
Please bring a gift card for Safeway, QFC or Starbucks to benefit Fisher House.
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