This is a very exciting event. This Friday, April 1st at 8pm, Empower DC is presenting "On My Mind / In My Heart: The Voices of Women in Public Housing" at the Anacostia Arts Center (1231 Good Hope Rd SE). Six public housing residents tell their stories along with music and discussion led by the amazing Schyla Pondexter-Moore. Our neighbors in action!
Below is more info on the event. And I'll see you there!
Join us for a truly unique and powerful experience!
What do you know about the people who live in DC's public housing communities? Six women from different DC communities are inviting you to hear some of their personal stories, hoping that you will walk away with a greater appreciation for the people who call public housing home.
Linda Brown, Greenleaf Gardens
Robin Fields, Arthur Capper
Abena Disroe, Hopkins
India Fuller, Greenleaf Gardens
Rhonda Hamilton, Syphax Gardens
Paulette Mathews, Barry Farms
Their stories have been woven together with the expert assistance of playwright Caleen Jennings and are brought to the stage under the brilliant direction of Goldie Patrick. The event includes music by Ron dj'Rbi Brown and a short discussion with the audience facilitated by Empower DC's public housing Organizer Schyla Pondexter-Moore.
Seating is limited - so make sure you get there early! Doors open at 8 pm.Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1072155086175435/