Please join me for Richmond's first annual day of celebration, networking and sharing on International Women's Day! All are welcome. Details are below. We ask that you pre-register by March 5.
in Solidarity: Honoring Self, Honoring Community
Mujeres en Solidaridad:
Honrando Su Persona, Honrando Su Comunidad
8, 2008 - 10:00 am 4:00 pm
Lavonya DeJean Middle School
3400 Macdonald Ave., Richmond
Civil Rights activist Yuri Kochiyama
Round-table discussions; music, dance, drumming performed by local artists
Free admission. Lunch, childcare, and translation will be provided.
Please call 510-620-6502 to pre-register. (call 510-520-6527 for assistance in
Co-sponsors to date:
Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, Mothers Against Senseless Killing, The Latina
Center, Tent City Peace Movement, Youth Together, Richmond Progressive Alliance,
Communities United to Restore Mother Earth, Richmond/Regla Sister City Committee,
Ma&supl;at Youth Academy, Verde Partnership Garden, Rosie the Riveter WWII Homefront
National Historic Park, Black Women Organized for Political Action, Black Alliance
for Just Immigration, Haiti Action Committee, International Committee for the
Freedom of the Cuban 5, Gabriela Network, Women of Color Resource Center
Looking forward to seeing you there!
I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched
into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive
-- American writer, poet and activist Audre Lorde