The beauty of Black History Month brings us right into the heart of Women’s History Month with events for all!
But first, a quick announcement: The deadline to buy your BGAPSA t-shirt has been extended to WEDNESDAY (3/16) by 11:59pm. If you forgot to place an order, now’s your chance! They are just $10. Click here to place your order!
Now, back to the good stuff.
On Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30pm, the 2016 International Women’s Day: Global Perspectives on Women, Food Security and Agriculture takes place right here on campus! Join us for a panel discussion and reception at International House Philadelphia in the South America Room on the 2nd Floor (3701 Chestnut St).
- Anna Crusis Women’s Choir
- Lisa Mosca, Associate Director, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
- Betsy Teutsch, Author of 100 Under $100: 100 Tools for Empowering Global Women
- Kirtrina M. Baxter, Community Organizer, Garden Justice Legal Initiative
On Thursday, March 17th at Noon, the Pulitzer Reporting Event featuring Emily Feldman “The Yazidi’s After the Trauma” will take place in room 108 at the Arch Building (3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104). Pulitzer journalist Emily Feldman explores the complexities of reporting from northern Irag on the Yazidi community’s approach to everything from treating rape victims to arranging the release of hostages held captive. Following this event, there will be an info session for the Pulitzer-Penn Student Fellowship in International Reporting where you will have the opportunity to meet with former fellows and get the details of this renowned program. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1367946126566034/
Join the Penn Law chapters of the Black Law Students Association and the National Lawyers Guild for a screening of the 2015 documentary, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. This event takes place Thursday, March 17 at 6 pm at Penn Law School (3501 Sansom St.). A discussion of the film with Tim Hayes (a former member of the Black Panther Party) and Professor Regina Austin (Director of Penn’s Program on Documentaries & the Law) will take place after the screening. Food and drinks will be provided!
The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists will hold their annual Media Access event on Saturday, March 19 from 10 am to 2 pm. Every year, the Media Access event provides tools and advice to share your story in a variety of media outlets. There are workshops centered around Social Media, How to Pitch, and Advocating Your Cause, along with a panel discussion full of media professionals and a keynote speech by iHeartMedia Director of Community Affairs, Loraine Ballard Morrill. The event will take place at iHeartMedia (111 Presidential Boulevard, Bala Cynwyd, PA). Refreshments included! Get your tickets here!
On Monday, March 21st at 6:30 pm, there will be a Global Distinguished Lecture with New-York Times journalist Anemona Hartocollis sharing “Lessons from the Great Syrian Migration.” Hartocollis will discuss her experiences following migrants and refugees through the Greek Islands of Kos to Denmark. This event will be at the Penn Museum in Widener Lecture Room (3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104). RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1507755276200332/
The Colored Girls Museum, featured on CBS Philly and the Smithsonian, as well as finalists for the Knight Foundation Grant, will open for three fabulous days during Women’s History Month! Join us at 4613 Newhall Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144.
March 6, 2016. 12:00pm-4:00pm
March 13, 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm
March 20, 2016 12:00pm-4:00pm
☆ Suggested donation of $10.00 ☆