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MICHIGAN
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Healing the Wounds of Sexual Assault
Wayne State University
Hosted by the WSU African American Psychology Student Organization
Detroit

CALIFORNIA
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Sisters Celebrating Each Other, Inc. Annual Conference
Crockett Community Center
Crockett

NEW YORK
Sunday, July 14, 2013
The Sex & Safety Workshop
Oya's Elements, Inc.
Brooklyn

MARYLAND
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Sexual Assault Awareness Week Panel
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne

BRAZIL
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Roda das Pretas de NEAFRO
Universidade Católica de Brasília
"Mulheres negras e violência"
Brasilia

MICHIGAN
Friday, April 9, 2010
Take Back The Night Detroit
Marygrove College
8425 McNichols Road West
Detroit

Saturday, November 14, 2009
Economic Justice for All Conference
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Hyatt Regency Hotel
600 Town Center Drive
Dearborn

NEW YORK
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
St. John’s University
Take Back The Night Rally
Staten Island Campus


MICHIGAN
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Women of Color Institute
Hilton Garden Inn
26000 American Drive
Southfield

Saturday, April 25, 2009
Real Women Like Us
Silver Gardens of Southfield
24350 Southfield Road
Sponsored by Positive S.I.S.T.E.R.S.

Saturday, April 18, 2009
Take Back The Night Detroit
Samaritan Center
5555 Conner Street
Detroit

OREGON
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Oregon State University
Take Back The Night Rally
Corvallis

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Oregon State University
Lecture
Corvallis

DELAWARE
Thursday, April 24, 2008
University of Delaware
Take Back The Night Rally
Newark

MINNESOTA
March 26, 2008
St. Cloud State University
Women’s Center Lecture & Book Signing
St. Cloud

VIRGINIA
September 21, 2007
International Black Women's Congress 23rd Annual Conference
Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Waterfront Conference Center
Portsmouth
757.625.0500

BRAZIL
June 8, 2007
Enfrentando a Violência Sexual
Centro de Estudos Afro-Orientais (CEAFRO)
Praça Inocêncio Galvão, 42, Largo 02 de Julho
Promoção: Projeto Raça e Democracia nas Américas—CRH/Universidade Federal da Bahia
Apoio: CEAFRO—Programa de Educação e Profissionalização para a Igualdade Racial e de Gênero
Salvador da Bahia

NEW YORK
April 28, 2007
Domestic Violence and Rape Awareness Banquet
Union College
Hosted by Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Soror ity, Inc.
Schenectady

MICHIGAN
April 14, 2007
Book Discussion & Signing
Black Star Books @ 5 p.m.
19410 Livernois Avenue
Detroit
248.336.5200

April 10, 2007
Sexual Assault Awareness Week Lecture
Northern Michigan University
Marquette

WASHINGTON, D.C.
April 4, 2007
Howard University
Blackburn University Center, Hilltop Lounge @ 7 p.m.
Sponsored by Gamma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Men of Strength Club and the DC Rape Crisis Center
202.232.0789

WASHINGTON, D.C.
April 3, 2007
Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus
1901 Mississippi Ave., S.E.
Sponsored by the DC Rape Crisis Center
202.232.0789

MICHIGAN
January 27, 2007
Book Discussion & Signing
Source Booksellers/Spiral Collective @ 5 p.m.
4201 Cass Avenue
Detroit
313.832.1155

WASHINGTON, D.C.
November 14, 2006
Howard University/DC Rape Crisis Center
202.232.0789

MICHIGAN
October 27, 2006
Harvest Your Healing: A Path to Wholeness after Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
A dialogue and book signing with Rev. Shaheerah Stephens, founding minister of Transforming Love Community
Innergy Day Spa
639 Beaubien Street
313.961.0525
Detroit

ILLINOIS
October 6-7, 2006
The Blackgirls' Anti-Violence Project
Columbia College Chicago-Department of Liberal Education
Chicago

VENEZUELA
July 4, 2006
Instituto Universitario de Barlovento
Higuerote

VENEZUELA
June 30, 2006
Encuentro Internacional de Mujer y Familia Afrovenezolana
Red de Organizaciones Afrovenezolanas
Caracas

MICHIGAN
April 8, 2006
Transforming Love Community Church
Reclaiming Your Power Women's Empowerment Workshop: Sacred Sexuality
Detroit

MICHIGAN
November 15, 2005
Michigan State University
Sexual Assault Crisis & Safety Education Program 25th Anniversary
East Lansing

NORTH CAROLINA
November 1 – 3, 2005
17th North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault Biennial Conference
Brownstone Inn/Holiday Inn
Raleigh

PENNSYLVANIA
September 27, 2005
National Sexual Assault Conference Women of Color Institute
Sheraton Station Square
Pittsburgh

COSTA RICA
September 1 – 2, 2005
InterAmerican Forum for Afro Descendents
San José

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
National Black Religious Summit on Sexuality
Sponsored by The National Black Church Initiative of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
202.628.7700

CALIFORNIA
June 2 – 3, 2005
Third National SART Training Conference
Hilton San Francisco
San Francisco

OHIO
Tuesday, May 17, 2005 @ 12 Noon
Wright State University
Dayton

GEORGIA
Friday, May 13, 2005 @ 11 a.m. – 12 Noon
Spelman Literature and Music Showcase: A showcase of books and music
created by reunioning alumnae and College faculty and staff
Spelman College
Atlanta

CALIFORNIA
Saturday, April 23, 2005
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
UCLA Campus
2000+ Bookstore Booth #530
562.435.1199

NORTH CAROLINA
Tuesday, March 29, 2005
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Take Back The Night Rally
Chapel Hill
919.962.8305

PENNSYLVANIA
Tuesday, March 15, 2004
Lock Haven University
Lock Haven

ALABAMA
Tuesday, March 1, 2005 @ 7 p.m.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
African American Studies Program Colloquium Series
205.975.9652

MICHIGAN
Thursday, February 24, 2005 @ 6:30 p.m.
Black History Month Lecture
National Organization for Women, Macomb County Chapter
Mount Clemens Public Library

CALIFORNIA
Friday, February 4, 2005 @ 7 – 9 p.m.
The Women's Building
3543 18th Street (Between Valencia and Guerrero)
Second Floor, Room A
San Francisco
For more information contact Lisa Thomas-Adeyemo at 415.861.2024, ext. 302
Sponsored by San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR)

PENNSYLVANIA
December 2, 2004
Pennsylvania Pathways for Victim Services Conference
Penn State Conference Center Hotel
State College
November 30, 2004 @ 8 p.m.
Messiah College
Hostetter Chapel
Grantham

MARYLAND
October 24, 2004 @ 1 – 4 p.m.
"An Afternoon of Healing, A Celebration of Strength"
Unity Center of Light
YMCA Building, 3501 Moylan Drive
Bowie
Sponsored by the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Bowie State University Henry Wise Wellness Center
and the Prince George's Hospital Sexual Assault Center. Please RSVP at 410.974.4507 or robin@mcasa.org

NORTH CAROLINA
September 16, 2004 @ 7 p.m.
North Carolina Central University
Miller Morgan Building
Durham

September 15, 2004 @ 7 p.m.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Carolina Women's Center
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
Chapel Hill
919.962.8305

WASHINGTON, D.C.
August 14, 2004 @ 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Minority Women's Health Summit
JW Marriot Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

KANSAS
July 29, 2004 @ 12 Noon – 2 p.m.
Friend of Yates/MOCSA Book Discussion & Reception
First Baptist Church
500 Nebraska Avenue
Kansas City
913.321.1566

KANSAS
July 28, 2004 @ 8:30 a.m.
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault Training
3217 Broadway
Kansas City

MISSOURI
July 27, 2004, @ 7 p.m.
Book Discussion Planned by First Central Church of the Brethren and Peace Baptist Church
Sponsored by Kansas City Harmony
Peace Baptist Church
2306 Chestnut
Kansas City, Missouri 64127
Contact: Paul Cesare, 913.371.6833

NEW YORK
Saturday, July 24, 2004 @ 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Harlem Book Fair
Panel Discussion: Behind Closed Doors: Sexual Assault, Incest and Domestic Abuse
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Auditorium
58 W. 135th Street (between Lenox and Fifth)

MICHIGAN
Tuesday, June 15, 2004
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Annual Professional Institute
Workshop

MICHIGAN
Monday, June 14, 2004
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Annual Professional Institute
Luncheon Keynote

MICHIGAN
Sunday, June 13, 2004
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Annual Women of Color Institute
Workshop

Saturday, June 12, 2004
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Annual Women of Color Institute
Dinner Keynote

CALIFORNIA
Saturday, May 29, 2004 @ 10 a.m.
2000+ Bookstore
309 Pine Avenue
Long Beach
562.435.1199

CALIFORNIA
Wednesday, May 26, 2004 @ 10:50 a.m.
National Sexual Violence Prevention Conference
Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sexual Assault Crisis Agency and A 2000+ Bookstore
I Will Survive: Artist's Expressions of Healing
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Parish Hall
525 E. 7th Street
Long Beach
562.494.5046

VIRGINIA
Saturday, May 15, 2004 @ 2 p.m.
International Black Women's Congress
5 55 Fenchurch Street
Suite 102
Norfolk
757.625.0500

MASSACHUSETTS
Wednesday, May 5, 2004 @ 9 a.m.
Community Breakfast Forum and Healing Dialogue
Northeastern University
John D. O'Bryant African American Institute
40 Leon Street, First Floor
Boston
survive_101@hotmail.com
617.373.3143

MASSACHUSETTS
Wednesday, May 5, 2004 @ 7 p.m.
A Celebration of Healing Through Art and Poetry
Sponsored by the Boston CARE Community Network
Jamaicaway Books & Gifts
676 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain
617.983.3204

NEW YORK
Thursday, April 29, 2004
Hunter College, City University of New York

NEW YORK
Monday, April 26, 2004
Hunter College, City University of New York
New York

NEW YORK
Wednesday, April 21, 2004 @ 7 p.m.
Plattsburgh State University
Office for Violence Prevention
518.564.4028
Plattsburgh

NEW YORK
Tuesday, April 20, 2004 @ 1 p.m.
New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Legislative Awareness Day
518.482.4222
Albany

TEXAS
Friday, April 16, 2004 @ 7 p.m.
University of Texas at Austin
Take Back The Night Rally
Austin

TEXAS
Wednesday, April 14, 2004 @ 5:30 p.m.
Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore
5309 Martin Luther King Blvd.
713.645.1071
Houston

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Monday, April 5, 2004 @ 7 p.m.
George Washington University
Take Back The Night Rally
202.994.7935

ALABAMA
Thursday, April 2, 2004 @ 6 p.m.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
African American Studies Program Colloquium Series
205.975.9652

VIRGINIA
Thursday, March 25, 2004 @ 4 p.m.
University of Virginia
Law School Diversity Week
434.409.3957

VIRGINIA
Saturday, March 27, 2004 @ 12 Noon
Virginia Festival of the Book
UVA Bookstore
434.924.3296

NEW YORK
Monday, March 15, 2004 @ 6:30 p.m.
Caribbean Cultural Center
408 W. 58th Street
New York
212.307.7420

ALABAMA (POSTPONED)
Thursday, March 4, 2004 @ 6 p.m.
African American Studies Program Colloquium Series
University of Alabama at Birmingham
205.975.9652

NEW YORK
Tuesday, March 2, 2004 @ 6 p.m.
Barnard College
Black Womanhood Week Keynote
New York

NEW YORK
Tuesday, February 24, 2004
4W Circle of Art & Enterprise
704 Fulton Street
718.875.6500
Brooklyn

GEORGIA
Friday, February 13, 2004
Black Church & Domestic Violence Institute
This Far By Faith Conference
Addressing Sexual Assault with Faith-Based Organizations Workshop
770.909.0715

INDIANA
Monday, February 9, 2004 @ 7:30 p.m.
Ball State University
Sexual Assault Awareness Week, Keynote
765.285.1736
Muncie

NEW YORK
Thursday, December 11, 2003
New York Association of Black Journalists
Panel Discussion

PENNSYLVANIA
December 4 – 5, 2003
Haverford College
Office o f Multicultural Programs
370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford
610.896.2960

NEW YORK
Tuesday, December 2, 2003
Generation FIVE
Survivor Voices Celebration
New York
917.673.8378

GEORGIA
Sunday, November 16, 2003
SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Health and Sexual Rights National Conference
"Blacks and Blues: Violence/Sexual and Reproductive Choice for Young Women
in the Era of Hip Hop" Workshop
Spelman College
Atlanta
404.344.9629

MARYLAND
Thursday, November 13 – 14, 2003
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault's Statewide Campus Conference
Towson State University
Towson
410.974.4507

VIRGINIA
Wednesday, November 12, 2003 @ 6:30 p.m.
Alexandria Black History Resource Center and the
City of Alexandria's Sexual Assault Response & Awareness Program
638 N. Alfred Street (Entrance on Wythe Street), Alexandria
703.838.4356

OHIO
Friday, November 7, 2003
Ohio Coalition On Sexual Assault
Women of Color Institute
Luncheon Speaker
Columbus
614.781.1902

Wednesday, November 5, 2003
Ohio State University
Frank W. Hale, Jr. Black Cultural Center/OCOSA
Lecture & Dialogue
153 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus
614.292.0074

CONNECTICUT
Tuesday, November 4, 2003 @ 7 p.m.
Trinity College Women's Center
Hartford
860-297-2000

NORTH CAROLINA
Thursday, October 30, 2003
Bennett College
Academic Cultural Enrichment Series @ 11 a.m.
Chat and Signing @ 7 p.m.
Greensboro
336.273.4431

MASSACHUTSETTS
Saturday, October 18 – 19, 2003
Yoga Retreat For Women of Color
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
57 Interlaken Road,West Stockbridge
LILITHB@aol.com

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
Toast & Strawberries
Discussion and Signing
1608-20th Street, NW
202.234.1212

VIRGINIA
Tuesday, October 7, 2003 @ 6:30 p.m.
George Mason University
Sexual Assault Awareness Week Keynote Speaker
The Women’s Studies Research & Resource Center
Fairfax
703.993.2896

GEORGIA
Thursday, October 2, 2003
Spelman College
Convocation @ 11 a.m.
"From Hurting to Healing: Ending Sexual Violence" Community Forum @ 7 p.m.
Atlanta
404.681.3643

GEORGIA
Monday, September 29, 2003 @ 7 p.m.
Providence Missionary Baptist Church
SistaSpeak Women’s Ministry
2295 Benjamin E. Mays Drive, SW
Atlanta

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Saturday, September 27, 2003
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference
Author Pavilion
Convention Center

PENNSYLVANIA
Tuesday, September 23, 2003
The Anti-Sexual Violence Institute for People of Color
Radisson Valley Forge Hotel and Convention Center
1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center
717.728.9740

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Saturday, September 20, 2003
Church of the Redeemer, Presbyterian
Booktalk
1423 Girard Street, NE
202.832.0095

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Wednesday, September 17, 2003 @ 8 p.m.
Conversations
Henley Park Hotel
10th and Massachusetts Avenues

VIRGINIA
Thursday, September 18, 2003 @ 6:30 p.m.
Alexandria Black History Resource Center and the
City of Alexandria's Sexual Assault Response & Awareness Program
638 N. Alfred Street (Entrance on Wythe Street), Alexandria
703.838.4356

TEXAS
Thursday, August 7, 2003 @ 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
National Association of Black Journalists Convention
"Surviving and Thriving: Our Bodies, Our Minds, Our Spirits" Authors Showcase Panel
Thursday, August 7, 2003 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Book Signing and Reception
Dallas

NEW YORK
Tuesday, July 29, 2003 @ 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
African-American Task Force on Violence Against Women Community Forum
"Sexual Violence Against African American Young Women And Girls:
How Can The Community Respond?"
Oberia D. Dempsey Multi-Service Center Auditorium
127th Street (Between Lenox & 7th Avenue), New York City
212.348.7449

GEORGIA
Saturday, July 19, 2003 @ 3 p.m.
Borders Books and Music
8000 Mall Parkway, Lithonia
770.322.1878

GEORGIA
Friday, July 18, 2003 @ 4p.m. – 6 p.m.
National Black Arts Festival Book Fair
Medu Bookstore
Greenbriar Mall
2841 Greenbriar Parkway, SW, Atlanta
404.346.3263

VIRGINIA
Saturday, July 12, 2003 @ 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
"I Will Survive - Sexual Violence in African American Communities" Panel
NOW National Conference
DoubleTree Crystal City, Arlington
202.628.8669

WASHINGTON, D.C.
July 10, 2003 @ 10:45 a.m.
Creating Safe Places: Sexual and Domestic Violence Workshop
National Black Religious Summit VII on Sexuality
Howard University School of Divinity
202-628-7700

LOUISIANA
Friday, June 20, 2003
National Women's Studies Association Conference
Book Reception
Radisson Hotel New Orleans
1500 Canal Street, New Orleans
301.403.0525

CONNECTICUT
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 @ 8 a.m.
Sexual Assault Crisis and Education Center Breakfast Fundraiser
University of Connecticut-Stamford
One University Place, Stamford, CT 06901
203.348.9346

NEW YORK
Friday, June 13, 2003 @ 6 p.m.
4W Circle of Art & Enterprise
704 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11217
718.875.6500

MARYLAND
May 27, 2003 @ 12 noon
Sexual Trauma, Treatment, Advocacy and Recovery Center
10015 Old Columbia Rd., Suite G 118, Columbia
410.290.6432

WASHINGTON STATE
Sunday, May 25, 2003 @ 2 p.m.
Elliot Bay Books
101 South Main Street
Seattle
206.624.6640

WASHINGTON STATE
Friday, May 23-Saturday, May 24, 2003
Jemima Ministries
Friday Reception 6 – 9 p.m.
Saturday Workshop 8:30-Noon
Seattle
425.687.5815

WASHINGTON STATE
Thursday, May 22, 2003 @ 7 p.m.
Borders
2508 S. 38th Street
Tacoma
253.473.9111

WASHINGTON STATE
Wednesday, May 21, 2003 @ 6 p.m.
Carol's Essentials
1106 23rd Avenue
Seattle
206.322.9390

PENNSYLVANIA
Saturday, May 17, 2003 @ 2 p.m.
Borders Books
1 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia
215.568.7400

PENNSYLVANIA
Wednesday, May 14, 2003 @ 4 p.m.
Women Organized Against Rape
1233 Locust Street, Suite 202, Philadelphia
215.985.3315

NEW YORK
Saturday, May 10, 2003 @ 2 p.m.
National Alumnae Association of Spelman College
Intimate Conversations Series

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Thursday, May 8, 2003 @ 4 p.m.
National Association of Former Foster Care Children of America
Women's Empowerment Series
202.635.7610

NEW YORK
Wednesday, April 30, 2003 @ 5 p.m.
Take Back The Night Rally
New York University
212.443.1229

NEW JERSEY
Tuesday, April 29, 2003 @ 7 p.m.
Rutgers University
Douglass College Center
732. 373.9181

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Saturday, April 26, 2003 @ 1 p.m.
SisterSpace and Books
1515 U Street, NW
202.332.3433

OHIO
Saturday, April 19, 2003 @ 10 a.m.
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Colloquium
Please RSVP at phyllish@core.com
1370 Ontario Street, Suite 420, Cleveland
216.619.6194

OHIO
Friday, April 18, 2003
Grounds for Thought Bookstore
Bowling Green
419.354.3266

OHIO
Thursday, April 17, 2003 @ 7:30 p.m.
Take Back The Night=2 0Rally
Bowling Green State University

MARYLAND
Wednesday, April 16, 2003 @ 6:30 p.m.
Karibu Books
Prince George's Plaza
3500 East/West Highway
Hyattsville
301.559.1140

MARYLAND
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Lecture
410.974.4507

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Saturday, March 29, 2003 @ 11 a.m.
“My Body, My Temple”
Black Church Initiative Retreat

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Thursday, March 27, 2003
“I Will Survive” Launch Party
Mango’s

GEORGIA
Tuesday, March 25, 2003
Georgia State University
African American Studies Department
Atlanta
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