Celebrating Activism: CAASE Annual Fundraiser
5:30 PM17:30

Celebrating Activism: CAASE Annual Fundraiser

Celebrating Activism

CAASE cordially invites you to a cocktail fundraiser honoring Karla Altmayer & Sheerine Alemzadeh, co-founders of Healing to Action.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Reception 5:30 - 8:30p • Program 6:30p at Skadden Arps 155 N. Wacker Drive, 28th Floor Chicago, IL 60606

Hors-d'oeuvres, drinks, and signature cocktails will be served.

Details and tickets available at caase.org/celebrating-activism

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Overcoming Stigma with the Power of your Story
7:00 PM19:00

Overcoming Stigma with the Power of your Story

Join us for our 1st webinar with Writer Cherlnell Lane and Sista Afya's Founder, Camesha Jones where you'll learn strategies to overcome the stigma of mental illness. Camesha & Cherlnell will share how they used their personal stories as a vehicle to change their lives and support others.

Cost: $15
RSVP at: www.sistaafya.com/services
Learn more about Cherlnell at: https://www.cherlnell.com/
Learn more about Camesha at: https://about.me/camesha

This webinar is open to all people ages 16+

This Webinar includes:

- 50-minute talk & presentation.

- A short guide to overcoming stigma with power.

- Discount code for our Wellness Journal

We can't wait for you to join us on Sept. 19th!

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(dis)Ability Open Mic, National Poetry Slam
1:00 PM13:00

(dis)Ability Open Mic, National Poetry Slam

Come out and support, Come out and speak, come whether or not you have a disability! We want you to hear our voices, We want our faces to be seen, We want to shed a light on our talents and abilities.

I, Cherllnell Lane will be your host at this wonderful event! So come and have fun with us.

Arts and Public Life

301 E Garfield

1 pm - 3 pm

$5 at the door or free entry with the buddy pass that you get from www.nationalpoetryslam.com
#cherlnell #wtiworkshops #iel3 #queensofacertainage #poetry #thingstodointhechi #chicago #poetryslam

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Raising Our Voices: Writing Through Sexual Abuse
5:30 PM17:30

Raising Our Voices: Writing Through Sexual Abuse

This FREE workshop, “Raising Our Voices: Writing Through Sexual
Abuse”(ROV) will show you how writing (even if no one else reads it) is a very accessible way to foster healing. “Raising Our Voices” is a one day, three-hour workshop for adults who are survivors of sexual assault. Learn how to use the art of journaling, poetry, and other writing techniques to not only promote healing but growth. Tell your story using your own voice.

Be prepared to interact with other survivors, participate in
engaging activities, and share some of your writing with the
group. Journals will be provided and pens and pencils in a
rainbow of colors will be available for during the workshop.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raising-our-voices-writing-through-sexual-abuse-tickets-47573515666

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