TOMORROW: EMILYs List Hosts New York Luncheon Featuring Sen. Laphonza Butler

October 5, 2023


Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL), Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05), County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, and more join EMILYs List

New York, NY – Tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 6, EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, will host its annual luncheon in New York City. Featuring newly sworn-in Sen. Laphonza Butler, EMILYs List-endorsed candidates, elected officials, and Democratic leaders from around the country, the event will highlight that when Democratic pro-choice women run for office and win, they can change the world. 

Attendees will hear from Sen. Laphonza Butler, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05), and EMILYs List Board Chair Rebecca Haile. 

There will also be a panel with Senatorial candidates moderated by EMILYs List Board Member Maya Harris. The panel will feature County Executive Angela Alsobrooks (MD) and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL) to discuss the impact of electing more Democratic pro-choice women to the U.S. Senate. 

Space is limited. Please send your RSVP to Sara Spain at

EMILYs List NYC Run. Win. Change the World Luncheon 

WHO:        Sen. Laphonza Butler (CA)
          Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM) 
               Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) 
               Senate Candidate and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL)  
               Senate Candidate and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks (MD) 
               Laura Gillen, Congressional Candidate (NY-04)
               Liz Whitmer Gereghty, Congressional Candidate (NY-17)
               Pennsylvania Speaker of the House Joanna McClinton, (PA-HD191)  
               Dr. Michelle Au, State Representative (GA-HD50)
               Rebecca Haile, EMILYs List Board Chair 
               Maya Harris, EMILYs List Board Member 
               Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor at Fordham University

WHEN:     TOMORROW: Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. ET
              Press Access at 11:30 a.m. ET    

Location released on confirmation of RSVP    


EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, works to elect Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot and across the country with a goal of fighting for our rights and our communities. Our work is centered around a fundamental vision: Run. Win. Change the World. EMILYs List has raised $850 million in service to that vision and has helped Democratic women win competitive elections by recruiting and training candidates, supporting and helping build strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, running one of the largest independent expenditure operations for Democrats, and turning out women voters to the polls. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect the country’s first woman as vice president, 175 women to the House, 26 to the Senate, 20 governors, and over 1,500 women to state and local office. More than 40% of the candidates EMILYs List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Visit for more information.