Join the Young Adult Division and Temple Sinai for a Voter Engagement Training (trainer to be announced soon) and Q&A with Molly Dillon and Taylor Lustig, two of the authors of the New York Times Bestseller Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope and Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House.
Return to President Obama’s White House in this New York Times bestselling anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring young staffers who joined his administration in their 20s with the hope of making a difference. Zoom link will be sent to all participants via the email used to register.
Our local bookstore, White Whale Books, is offering Yes She Can for online purchase here. We encourage you to shop local, especially during these difficult times.
Molly Dillon served in the White House from age twenty-three to age twenty-seven (until the end of the Obama Administration), most recently as a Policy Advisor for Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity in the Domestic Policy Council. In that role, she focused on civil rights policy, including criminal justice reform, LGBTQ rights, women’s equality, voting rights, human services, housing, labor, economic mobility, and urban communities.
Taylor Lustig served in the White House from age twenty-two to age twenty-six, most recently as a Policy Advisor for the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, part of the Domestic Policy Council. Her work focused on community engagement and domestic and international policy issues of concern to the faith community, interfaith dialogue, and church-state policy.
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“Yes She Can” Q&A and Voter Engagement Training
Sunday, August 2 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community. Please discuss accessibility accommodations with the contact person for this event.