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Victoria Reggie Kennedy Speaks on Influencing Public Policy: The Role of Midlife and Older Women

Headshot of Victoria Reggie Kennedy

Guest lecture at the JFK Library sponsored by McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute and the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of OWL (Older Women's League).

Guest Speaker:
Victoria Reggie Kennedy is an attorney and respected leader on issues that affect the lives of women, children and families. A powerful advocate for the enactment of healthcare reform, Mrs. Kennedy was with President Obama at the White House as he signed the landmark healthcare legislation into law in March 2010. Mrs. Kennedy is the cofounder and trustee of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate that will be adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. In 2011, Mrs. Kennedy was appointed as a distinguished professor and mentor at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

The event will feature a short film by Kara Kennedy, introducing the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
A complimentary tour of the library is available after the program.

Registration: 9:30 a.m.
Program begins: 10 a.m.

Space is limited - advance registration is required.
RSVP by October 11 to rsvp@massowl.org or 617.287.7305.

Click here to download a flyer on the event.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.

Event Cost: Free