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Soulful Expression: Baltimore El Tendedero Clothesline exhibit

During our Baltimore Peace Challenge #HealinginCommUNITY event on Friday November 3rd, The Living Well will facilitate an interactive exhibit promoting the social issue of domestic and sexual violence and sex trafficking.  We will create a Baltimore El Tendedero Clothesline exhibit that provides attendees the opportunity to document their responses to questions regarding sexual assault.

 

This photo show women at The National Museum of Women in the Arts skill sharing with Mexico City Artist Monica Mayer regarding sexual violence and trafficking.

This past September our Director of Innovation Maurissa Stone attended a Skill Sharing session at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C.  This session was hosted by the Woman, Arts and Social Change public program initiative. The skill sharing exchange was facilitated by Monica Mayer a Mexican artist who founded the El Tendedero Clothesline project to address issues of sexual violence in Mexico. This forum focused on the ways art can create awareness and inspire advocacy around the interconnected issues of sexual harassment, domestic violence, and trafficking. It was an insightful session with women from Baltimore and D.C. who are working for social justice regarding sexual violence.

The Living Well is honored to contribute to the installation that will be on view in the Long Gallery from November 10, 2017–January 5, 2018 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. 
 
In conjunction with this exhibit, there is a corresponding Fresh Talk forum that will be held on November 12th.  Maurissa will be on the panel and will share our work, the images and video taken on Friday during our interactive exhibit entitled the  Baltimore El Tendedero Clothesline project.
 
The National Museum of Women in the Arts is an official sponsor of this segment of our event. 
 

Healing In Community

Baltimore Ceasefire Public Meeting

Date: September 7th  Time: 6 pm – 9 pm

If you haven’t heard about the Baltimore Ceasefire Movement, you haven’t been tuned into how the grass roots is taking aim at solving social challenges such as the homicide rate in the City.  Baltimore Ceasefire 365 will host a public meeting for people who want to learn about to volunteer for Ceasefire 365.

 

Community Yoga Nights

Dates: September 15th – 27th

According to the National Endowment for the Arts a study found that lack of family friendly activities are barriers to community engagement.  We know that spending time with family and community is an important part of community development and building social capital. We invite you to get into a new fall grove and join us for Friday night Yoga. 

Heal In Community, through breathing, meditation, and movement.

Benefits Include:
– decreased stress
– increased self-esteem
– decreased joint pain
– increased flexibility
– improved core strength
– improved mental focus
– and so much more!

Instructor: Michelle Stafford

Beginners and children are welcomed.

Drop-in is $15 per class

Pre-pay is Just $10 per class.

For ticket information go to michellestaffordwellness.com

Conscious Expansion

We know women and girls have a lot on their minds and a many ideas and thoughts to share about gender equity, women’s issues, and societal issues as a whole. WOW Baltimore WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU! 
Come to a Thinkin to plan the festival with us! Thinkins are inclusive planning sessions open to women and men throughout the area so that WOW Baltimore is developed BY Baltimore, FOR Baltimore.
Register for FREE today at wow-baltimore.org! Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.