Cocktail Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Keesal, Young & Logan
400 Oceangate (Union Bank Building)
Long Beach, California 90802
Join us for a conversation exploring the groundbreaking life and career of retired assembly member and state senator, The Honorable Betty Karnette. Her longtime friend and colleague Congressman Alan Lowenthal will conduct this public oral history interview.
Sen. Karnette’s story is one you won’t want to miss. From her early days in Kentucky to fighting in the trenches of Southern California labor and party politics, she has been immersed in six decades of profound change in her adopted hometown of Long Beach.
•Gazettes, May 5, 2017 — Karnette Tells Of Her Life To Benefit Long Beach Historical Society
•Signal Tribune, May 11, 2017 — ‘Betty broke the rules, by just being Betty’