Trouble Girls (cailíní trioblóideacha) is a zine based on research regarding the protests of the female prisoners of the Armagh Gaol during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Three speakers will present on the topic of women's bodies. Free zines!
JAMIE ALEXANDER is a Baltimore based poet & activist. She is the on staff writer for the Baltimore Transgender Alliance & the curator for the instagram @gendermuseum.
BRITTANY OLIVER is is a race and gender justice activist and the founding director of Not Without Black Women, a political movement with the goal of uplifting Black women's voices. She has also served as the former police accountability coordinator at the ACLU of Maryland and as the former co-director of Hollaback! Baltimore.
ROSEMARY LISS is an artist whose work concerns installations involving textiles and organic matter. As part of her practice, she has participated in several chef residencies, collaborated with New America Diner and Bar Clavel, and more recently undertaken a food culture residency at the Stables in Dublin, Ireland.
This event is sponsored a Winter Research Grant through the Program for the Study for Women, and Gender, and Sexuality at Johns Hopkins University.
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A Love Letter To Myself honors the journey of a woman's quest for self love, acceptance, and empowerment. This 2 hour variety show is packed with laughs and intimate emotional connection with the audience from start to finish. A diverse group of powerful, local, female pillars in our community are invited and tasked to write and read aloud love letters to themselves on stage intertwined with laugh out loud moments from an all star comedy cast of performers. A Love Letter to Myself is produced by Women In Comedy. All proceeds benefit Women In Comedy.
Brittany T. Oliver will be speaking at the 2018 Women's March on Washington at Lincoln Memorial. March On The Polls, the theme and anniversary to the 2017 Women’s March, exists to advance peaceful and positive progress in communities across the country, with the goal of ensuring all women and their allies persist in civic and political roles moving into 2018. Other speakers include reps from In Our Own Voice: National Black Women's Reproductive Justice Agenda, United We Dream, EMILY's List, League of Women Voters and more.
2017 NWSA Annual Conference: 40 YEARS AFTER COMBAHEE: Feminist Scholars and Activists Engage the Movement for Black Lives
Brittany will guest moderator "Feminist Struggle, Build Solidarity Globally." a panel at the 2017 National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD. Learn more about the conference.
"Nature, Healing and Connectedness." - Ecology, healing and how we connect to one another go hand in hand. How can we use nature as a tool to understand the ecosystems of how we're all connected? How can we use nature to improve our environments to cultivate healthy relationships and interactions with one another?
Join naturalist Brittany Oliver on Saturday, October 14 for "Eco-Womanism: Race, Gender and Nature" a workshop from 4-5:30 p.m. at the first annual Heal-All: Urban Wellness Festival.
Brittany will be a panelist for "The Adultification of Black Girls" at the Generation WE Summit, a day of connection for maternal figures and their daughters in Baltimore City and the DC area. This summit will provide opportunities for reflection, goal setting, advocacy training, and health/wellness education.
Brittany will speak on community organizing for police accountability at Amnesty International's Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The session will take place from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m. at University of the Sciences. Purchase tickets today.