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Escaping from Domestic Violence

Mercy Makinde was married in Nigeria at 17 to a man older than her own father. She eventually managed to escape from her abusive marriage. Mercy then founded her charity, The Amazing Amazon Initiative, which helps other women in similar situations to build new lives.  Go here for Zhana's conversation with Mercy.  Go here for […]

Transforming Pain into Power Panel

Virtual Event

Community members and leaders will testify about various forms of violence that have impacted their loved ones. We will also hear personal testimonies from victims about the road to recovery.
Panelists will discuss ways in which they as faith leaders and activist groups are working to rehabilitate our communities by building peace and mitigating conflict.

Stop the Violence Youth Walk and Summit

Kelly Graham Park 500 17th Street North, Birmingham, AL

October 24th, 2-4pm Central Time: Join us for the Stop the Violence Walk & Youth Summit, the Walk will begin at 2:00pm at Kelly Ingram Park, 500 17th Street North, the Youth Summit will follow immediately thereafter at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, 520 16th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203. For more information contact Carthenia Jefferson at cwjeffersonlaw@gmail.com or (205) 324-1505 or LaBrenda Marshall at labrenda.marshall@gmail.com. Click to view the flyer. Register in advance for the Summit (Seating is limited, Mask Required): https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pdOCtqzouHdNt2AimzQrvNXmPNkLAngJc

Free

Youth Concert

Join over 100+ youth from eight cities — Washington D.C., Birmingham, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Washington, Phoenix, Norfolk, and Houston — for an incredible 2-day celebration of music and artistic expression, peace, and conversations centered around Social Activism, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship. The event is facilitated by Black Women for Positive Change in collaboration with the California State University Dominguez Hills NCRP Peace in Education Initiative.

Youth Summit

Virtual Event

Join over 100+ youth from eight cities — Washington D.C., Birmingham, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Washington, Phoenix, Norfolk, and Houston — for an incredible 2-day celebration of music and artistic expression, peace, and conversations centered around Social Activism, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship. The event is facilitated by Black Women for Positive Change in collaboration with the California State University Dominguez Hills NCRP Peace in Education Initiative.