***Updated with women's event details***
The freshly-elected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly will host Democratic heavyweights Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer in the 2nd congressional district next week.
On May 30th, Kelly and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) will tour two 2nd Congressional District businesses - Bimba Manufacturing in University Park and the Chicago Ford Assembly plant.
This is part of Hoyer's "Make it in America" initiative to increase domestic manufacturing and Kelly's hope to keep manufacturing jobs in the district.
Expect a 10 a.m. press event at Bimba next week.
Kelly is expected to co-host a women's event with Pelosi. Details to come.
Women Employed, Women's Business Development Center, Coalition of Labor Union Women, National Association of Women's Business Owners, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Mujeres Latinas en Acción, Jobs with Justice will host House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Schakowsky and Rep. Robin Kelly at a forum on creating opportunities for working women. Following a speaking program, the Congressional leaders will greet women in attendance.
WHO: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi
Rep. Jan Schakowsky
Rep. Robin Kelly
WHAT: Forum on creating opportunities for working women
WHEN: May 29th at 10:00 am
WHERE: Loyola University Chicago
Lewis Towers, 16th Floor
111 East Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611