Thursday, March 8, 2012

Sankofa Sisterhood~ Women's History Month Event

In honor of Women's History Month~

Hue-Man Bookstore and the (NYCLWG) New York City Latina Writer's Group present a special event celebrating the:


“SANKOFA means going back for something you forgot in order to build for the future.”

Hosted by Maria Rodriguez, Facilitator (NYCLWG), Poet & Writer


Date: Tuesday, March 20th
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Reception to follow

Cost: FREE


Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe.
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd.
(Between 124th and 125th Streets).
New York, NY 10027.
Tel: 212-665-7400

We are paying tribute to women of color who are doing inspirational work in the community.

There will be a panel discussion moderated by Alicia Anabel Santos, Founder of the NYC Latina Writers Group & Author of Finding Your Force A Journey to Love~

Also, there will be featured poets performing pieces that touch on issues that currently face women, stereotypes of women in the media today, effects of abuse, ideas of sisterhood, struggle, shared history and responsibility, and what the future holds for us.

What will our legacy be?

How will this generation of women be remembered?

Featured Poets:

Rich Villar, Poet, Writer, & Executive Director of Acentos
J.F. Seary, Poet, Actor, Educator
Christopher Chilo Cajigas from El Grito de Poetas, Poet, Musician, Educator
Nancy Arroyo Ruffin, Facilitator (NYCLWG), Author of Welcome to Heartbreak

Special Performance: A-Lyric


Peggy Robles-Alvarado, Author of Conversations With My Skin
Latanya DeVaughn, Educator & Community Activist
Gloria Rodriquez, Author of You Are More than Good Enough
Aisha Sidibe, Poetry Editor of the Thesis. Literary Magazine

We look forward to an amazing evening and powerful conversation!!!

Peace, Light and LOVE~

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