Black Women for Positive Change, (BW4PC) in affiliation with the Positive Change Foundation, announces the Sixth Annual 2018 Week of Non-Violence, Justice and Opportunities, October 13-21, 2018. In a joint statement, Daun S. Hester and Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, National Co-Chairs of Black Women for Positive Change said, “We are reaching out to leaders around the United States and the World, to join us in the sixth annual Week of Non-Violence, Justice and Opportunities. We are honored that an outstanding group of leaders are joining this effort to promote the concepts of violence prevention, anger management, and de-escalation of violence. This year the theme is ‘Opportunities As Alternatives to Violence.’ The goal is to inspire communities and families, to actively change the culture of violence by helping youth to pursue opportunities as alternatives to violence.” In 2017, forty cities participated in the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa and Republic of Congo.
The 2018 National Honorary Co-Chairs for the Week of Non-Violence, Justice and Opportunities are: Congresswoman Gwen Moore, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Dr. Charles Steele, President and CEO of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Michelle Bernard, Esq., MSNBC News Anchor and President/CEO, the Bernard Center for Women; Antonio Knox, Immediate Past Grand Basileus, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Tamika Mallory, National Co-Chair, The Women’s March; and Kemba Smith, Social Justice Advocate. An Honorary Co-Chair of Baltimore, Maryland, is John Olszewski, Jr.
The purpose of Momma’s Safe Haven’s First Annual “You Go Girl” Female Transformational Conference is to encourage females of all ages to love themselves, believe in their own ability and to be ALL that they were created to be. We will have a full day of fun and transformational activities with special guest speakers, vendors, performers, door prizes and much much more. At this event we will also be celebrating women from our past, present and future by sharing their overcomer story! This is a FREE event that is destined to change the lives of every female in attendance.
Attendees will create fabric blocks to add to a quilt. Moms Demand Action has created The Mother’s Dream Quilt Project to symbolize the human toll of gun violence in America, as well as mothers’ shared commitment to making our country safer for our children. Join us during Black Women for Positive Change week of non-violence as we sew in solidarity to end gun violence! No experience needed!
Week Against Violence
This week was the National Week Against Violence along with our partnership with Black Women for Positive Change. We had our annual event at 51st and Vermont at the Boys & Girls Club. I thank them for allowing us to come and speak to the children in the community about gang violent and bullying. We had as a guest speaker Ms. Amber Pope who is a MSW and who is the Founder & CEO of S.T.A.R.S. Striving Together & Reveling Strength. We had a turn out of over 50 kids and it was amazing. Thanks to those who came out support this important and powerful event.
Join us for the Peace Dialogue on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 11:30 to 1:30. The focus of this dialogue, Emotional lntelligence, An Element of Non-Violence.
Join us as we listen, learn, and share what peace means in our lives, workplaces, communities, and the world. How we cultivate habits and practice peace, every day with everyone. RSVP by Tuesday, October 16, if you plan to attend: Email Lisa@Wiseheartswillingspirits.com or Call 513.677.9448