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Programs    (second Thursday of every month)


- To identify, research and discuss critical issues
- To mobilize, energize and inspire ourselves and others to action
- To work as individuals and in community for social justice

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Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Rd, 63117- Directions
Coffee and conversation at 6:30 p.m. - Program at 7 p.m.

All Women's Voices programs are open to the public, free of charge.

Upcoming Programs

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

Sweet Celebrations! Birthday Parties for Kids in Shelters

Beth Brockling and her helpers have thrown 95 birthday parties for homeless children in 11 St. Louis shelters...all in one year! They are now averaging about 20 birthday parties a month! Wow!

Come hear Beth tell us about her wonderful organization, Sweet Celebrations, how it started, and how it has grown. Best of all, we will hear the kids' stories and see pictures of them having a great time...all kids who would not have had a party without Beth and her group.

Let's see how many birthday parties Women's Voices members can help fund ... your donation of any amount to the nonprofit Sweet Celebrations will be much appreciated! This is our annual holiday event at Sweetology ... a fun place featuring creative sweet treats! Join us for wine, soda, appetizers and sweets followed by the Sweet Celebrations program.

9214 Clayton Road (just west of Price Road)

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Shareholder Advocacy: Changing Corporate Culture

Thursday, February 12, 2015

White Privilege: Have We Learned Not To Look?

Speakers: Amy Hunter, Director of Racial Justice, YWCA
Robert Good, Ph.D., Social Studies teacher, Ladue Horton Watkins High School

Come join us to learn, share and ask questions about white privilege and its racial implications. Our speakers will address white privilege and the purpose of understanding race:
  • to bridge gaps,
  • to build close and authentic relationships with others
  • to work toward healing the hurts of racial disparities which we have witnessed all too much in our community.
In so doing they will explain how the benefits of working toward social change assist with our own need for peace, humanity and citizenship in our community.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Stolen Childhoods: The Emotional Toll of Gun Violence

Speakers: Valerie Carter-Thomas, principal, Northwest Academy of Law
Ajuma Muhammad, licensed psychotherapist who provides mental health services for "at risk" adolescent boys
TBA: child psychiatrist

A teacher who works in an inner-city school has said: "Most middle-class Americans have no idea about the trauma these kids experience living in their neighborhoods." This program will help educate us about what violence, especially gun violence, is doing to children who don't feel safe. The goal will be to give us a better understanding of these children, so that we may develop some empathy and work to eliminate the criminalization of black youth.

This program is a follow-up to the Women's Voices "Safe and Sound: Smart Strategies to Protect Children from Gun Violence" forum held in April, 2014, and is coordinated by members of the Campaign for Common-Sense Gun Solutions committee.

April, 2015

The Justice Gap: the Poverty-Prison Connection

Thursday, May 14, 2015

A Decade of Making A Difference!
Celebrating Women's Voices 10h Anniversary

The first Womens Voices meeting was held in May, 2005 at the University City library. As we begin our 10th birthday year, we're ready to celebrate! We're planning a party and you are invited.

We'll have:
  • food and drink to enjoy
  • a chance to mingle with old and new WV members
  • live professional music to make your heart sing!
So bring a friend, spouse, or partner and party with us. Place to be announced at a later date.

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