The one-hour discussion touched on various aspects of domestic violence, ranging from systemic and generational trauma and how to break the cycle of abuse to identifying abusive behaviors, prevention tips, and the importance of self-love and care.
Every first Saturday of the month, Sister Spokesman gathers African American women in the community for an afternoon of networking, shopping, games and prizes, and discussion on a pertinent topic in the community.
NEXT UP: Small Business Showcase & Shopping Extravaganza, the perfect opportunity to indulge your shopping needs and keep your dollars in the community. Also, a panel of experts will share small business resources and insights, including the dos and don’ts of starting and maintaining a successful business.
The afternoon includes music, games and prizes and plenty of networking opportunities. Just $5 @ the door!
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 12-4 pm
Sabathani Community Center, 310 E 38th St · Minneapolis, MN
Recent data from the Urban Institute shows that racial disparity in homeownership rates are highest in the Northeast and Midwest, with Minneapolis claiming the biggest divide — a whopping 50 percent difference between Black and White homeownership rates. Panelists at Sister Spokesman’s “Keys to Homeownership” on May 5 spoke on such disparities and offered information and resources for first-time […]
On Saturday, April 7, Sister Spokesman attendees gathered at Northside Achievement Zone in Minneapolis to discuss the impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and learn about college resources and services. The panelists consisted of Dr. Tonya Jackman Hampton, an HBCU alum; Annette Lee of HBCU College Tour, and Aaliyah Hodge, a representative of Postsecondary […]
Sister Spokesman’s “Let’s Talk About It: Mental Health” lived up to its title as an expert panel discussed a wide range of mental health issues at Hallie Q. Brown on Saturday, March 3. Attendees packed the room to hear Marques Armstrong of Hope and Healing Family Counseling; Renita Wilson of Kente Circle LLC and Dr. […]
Sister Spokesman keeps growing to meet Black women’s needs and interests High praise comes from Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Publisher and CEO Tracey Williams-Dillard when speaking about the Medtronic Foundation, crediting Jacob Gale, the foundation’s vice president of philanthropy, with making a strong effort to support communities of color. The Spokesman-Recorder nonprofit has benefited from Foundation support […]
If you missed Sister Spokesman’s “Love Thyself” event on Feb. 3, you missed an afternoon of the uplifting discussion centered on self-love and care. Attendees packed the Woman’s Club of Minneapolis room to hear panelists Nicole Pillow, Marquis Armstrong and Nancy Ellis offered poignant information about the importance of loving yourself, sharing personal lessons learned […]
January is usually the time of year where most people begin making new goals regarding health, fitness, career, love, and fun. But not everyone wants or can afford to purchase a gym membership. Besides finances, getting to the gym can be a chore, especially if your workout facility is not in your neighborhood. It is completely […]
It was chilly outside, but Sister Spokesman attendees stayed warm at “Making Fitness Fun: Move Your Body in the New Year” at Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis on Jan. 6. Chef Jason Leibel performed a cooking demonstration, making a spicy curry chicken, along with a veggie companion, and Harris “Da Line Man” Parks of “We […]
Mothers of all ages were honored Saturday, Dec. 2 at Midpointe Event Center in Saint Paul. In front of a packed room of community members, family members and loved ones took turns honoring the special mothers and mother figures in their lives. DJs Walter “Q Bear” Banks and Lazy T spun tributes songs while attendees networked, […]