Friday, March 27, 2015Kim Adkins, Sen. John Edwards and Linda Brooks
Linda Brooks, Chair of the Virginia Democratic Women’s Caucus spoke at Friday’s Roanoke Valley Democratic Women’s lunch meeting. The VDWC’s goal is finding, preparing and supporting Democratic women who aspire to public office while raising the awareness of women’s issues.
The caucus was formed 10 years ago and has a seat on the Democratic State Steering Committee. “The political system should do a better job of representing women’s concerns,” said Brooks.
“We are still fighting for equality for such basics as wages and jobs.”
Virginia significantly lags behind other states in gender equali