Three days before Californians and voters in more than 20 other states go to the polls, former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is visiting Mills College on Saturday February 2 to push her mother U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton to become the country’s next and first woman president.
Clinton will talk about the power and influence of young voters and answer questions in an open town hall format from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Mills College Student Union, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA.
This will be Clinton’s only appearance in northern California before the election.
All press are asked to check in by 9:45 a.m. The Student Union’s capacity is only 200 people and we have more than 300 people confirmed to attend. Please confirm press attendance if possible at [email protected]
All members of the public are invited to attend. Guests are recommended to arrive by 9:30 am to be assured of entry. Overflow seating is available in Lucie Stern Hall Room 100 where the town hall can also be viewed by live videocast. Guest RSVP to [email protected]
Currently a hedge-fund employee at the New York City-based Avenue Capital Group, Clinton, 27, has been travelling the country speaking to college students and young professionals.
Clinton graduated from Stanford University in 2001 with a degree in history. She also earned a master’s degree in international relations from the University College at Oxford, where her father, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, was a Rhodes Scholar in 1968-70.
Clinton also appears in video footage in a work of art made by a Mills alumna currently on exhibition at the Mills College Art Museum. The exhibition, entitled/ We Interrupt Your Program/, is/ /a politically oriented exhibition of work by women.
Senator Hillary Clinton is a graduate of a women’s college, Wellesley College in Massachusetts. Her campaign recently invited Mills College President Holmgren to speak at the National Women’s Finance Council Summit in Washington D.C., a conference of women leaders from around the nation.
Mills College is non-partisan and does not endorse any candidate for office. The College considers part of its educational mission to offer these opportunities for the community.
Nestled in the foothills of Oakland, California, Mills College is a nationally renowned, independent liberal arts college offering a dynamic progressive education that fosters leadership, social responsibility, and creativity to approximately 900 undergraduate women and 500 graduate women and men. Since 2000, applications to Mills College have more than doubled. The college ranks as one of the top colleges in the West by /U.S. News & World Report/ and one of the /Best 366 Colleges/ by the Princeton Review.