Honor Lives Lost – Candle Lighting Ritual to #FreeThemAll

Streaming Online CA

A ritual of remembrance towards releasing people incarcerated in California - #FreeThemAll We invite you to the launch of #HonorLivesLost, an online weekly candle-lighting ritual to uplift incarcerated people we have lost to COVID-19 and #DeathbyIncarceration in California. These gatherings will take place every Sunday at sunset via Zoom in both English and Spanish, and include an #HonorLivesLost facilitator and a rotation of experienced healers. They will also be live-streamed through the Ella Baker Center's Facebook page. Organizers and advocates across the state have created this space so we can come together to mourn the lives of people we have lost and send light and love to families grieving the unnatural deaths of their loved ones. We hope this effort will grow and support our ongoing demands to release incarcerated people who face a potential death sentence amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. When: Sunday's 8:00-9:00PM How to Join: bit.ly/honorliveslost What to Bring: 1.) A candle 2.) Water 3.) A rock, stone, crystal, etc... something with weight 4.) Essential oil, herb, flower, or citrus... something to ignite the senses *Please choose something that will support this effort, while also being mindful that folks around you might be scent-sensitive. For example, check with […]

22nd Annual Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon & Empowerment Forum

San Francisco Marriott Marquis 780 Mission Street, San Francisco

22nd Annual NCBW Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon & Empowerment Forum Join the National Coalition of 100 Black Women | Oakland/Bay Area Chapter for our 22nd Annual Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon & Empowerment Forum. This year’s theme is: "Expanding Innovation in Our Community". Our goal is to provide an impactful and empowering experience that will motivate a transformation for all those that attend. A Day of Empowerment - Event Highlights Empowerment Forum - Starts at 8:30am The Empowerment Forum will include continental breakfast and two 50 minutes workshops featuring emerging and established leaders addressing relevant topics. The Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon - Starts at 11:30am The Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon will honor four outstanding women in the areas of advocacy, entrepreneurship, corporate excellence and pioneer leadership. In addition, the luncheon will spotlight the Positive Steps Madam C.J. Walker Essay contest winner.   Tickets: $200 | http://bit.ly/MCJW2020



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