Twenty-three vocalists and instrumentalists performed for a crowd of more than 1,900 at the YWCA Inspire Luncheon held at the convention center this week. The students, who wore t-shirts emblazoned with "I believe Anita & Christina and You," earned a standing ovation for their performance of You Will be Found from the musical Dear Evan Hansen.
Keynote speaker, Anita Hill, implored the crowd to keep up the fight for women's rights despite being "jolted back tot he past, a past we all believed we as a nation had grown beyond." Her testimony 27 years ago against Claren Thomas re-shaped the women's movement, galvanizing the nation to triple the number of women elected to the senate.
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