Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver to Speak at Women’s March Event


Lt Governor Elect Sheila Oliver official headshot in Trenton, N.J. on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

By Clyde Hughes | AC JosepH Media

ATLANTIC CITY – New Jersey Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver will be a keynote speaker during the 2020 Atlantic City Women’s March Weekend “Together We Rise” Conference, which is scheduled for Jan. 17-20.

Oliver, who made history in 2017 as the first African-American lieutenant governor in the history of the state, will speak at the conference on Saturday, Jan. 17 at noon at Boardwalk Hall.

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Saturday’s workshops include the topics “What Makes Black Women’s Burdens Invisible” and “Righteous Indignation: Black Women in the Political Process.”

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The Claridge Hotel is serving as the official hotel for the 2020 Atlantic City Women’s March Weekend, which will open Friday, Jan. 17 with an opening reception and then a march on the Atlantic City Boardwalk to Ocean Casino and Resort to Boardwalk Hall before Oliver’s speech.

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