Congresswoman Barbara Lee and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Unveil Shirley Chisholm Stamp

Oakland, CA—February 01, 2014

Mills College hosted the unveiling of the Shirley Chisholm commemorative postage stamp on Saturday, February 1, 2014. Mills alumna, Congresswoman Barbara Lee '73, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, former Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and several dignitaries were on hand for the ceremony. The event attracted a standing-room only crowd in the Mills College Student Union, the location where Lee was first inspired by Chisholm to get involved in politics. Following the unveiling was a program entitled, “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women and Families.”