Pa. Speaker of the House attends Women's History Month event at King's College
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State Rep. Joanna McClinton, the first woman to become Pennsylvania's Speaker of the House, speaks at King's College for Women's History Month.
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State Rep. Joanna McClinton answers questions at a Women's History Month event at King's College.
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State Rep. Joanna McClinton, the first woman Speaker of the House in Pennsylvania, waits to speak at an event held at King's College.
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Audience members listen as State Rep. Joanna McClinton speaks and answers questions at King's College.
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Brittany Stephenson claps for Rep. Joanna McClinton, the first woman to be Pennsylvania Speaker of the House. Stephenson is the first black woman to run for County Council in Luzerne County.
State Rep. Joanna McClinton, the first woman to serve as Pennsylvania Speaker of the House, traveled to Wilkes-Barre this week to celebrate Women's History Month.
The NAACP Wilkes-Barre Branch, Action Together Northeastern PA, King's College’s Women’s Studies Committee, Peace and Justice Center and Unitarian Universalist Church of Wyoming Valley hosted the event March 26, at King's College.
Rep. McClinton took questions on a variety of issues and spoke about the challenges of equity and inclusion in relation to women’s rights.
Photojournalist Aimee Dilger captured these images for WVIA News.