SOT New Haven

SOT New Haven
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Monday, March 14, 2016

Celebrating Women of Color… “Women Pioneers Share Their Story”
Sisters of Today and Tomorrow’s 10th Annual Women’s History Month program

For Immediate Release!                                              March 15, 2016
Contact:               Carla Morrison,
                                Executive Director
                                Sisters of Today and Tomorrow
                                (404) 319-2130
New Haven, Connecticut – Alderwoman Jeanette Morrison, African American Cultural Center at Yale and Sisters of Today and Tomorrow partner to bring New Haven an engaging Women’s History Month program, “Celebrating Women of Color… Women Pioneers Share Their Story”, Saturday, March 19, 2016, 10am-12pm at the African American Cultural Center at Yale, 211 Park Street, New Haven, Connecticut. $25 - donation. The program is open to all men, women and children.
Captain Patricia Helliger
The event will include: Entertainment, food, vendor shopping and an enriching conversation with New Haven women pioneers. The program is a feel good program, highlighting and celebrating the accomplishments of women. The panelists include: First Gold Medalist in the Hammer Throw, Alexandria Givan; First woman Captain of New Haven Police Department, Patricia Helliger; and First woman president of New Haven Board of Alders, Alderwoman Tyisha Walker. Moderated by: Babz Ivy Rawls, Editor in Chief of Inner City News. Hosted by: Carla Morrison, Executive Director, Sisters of Today and Tomorrow. Welcome by: Dean Rise Nelson, Executive Director of AfAm Cultural Center. Greetings brought by Alderwoman Colon. Celebrating Women of Color highlight brought to you by SOT members Zaria Edwards and Knyah Patton, with special performance by Tyquanda Johnson of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, Alpha Alpha Rho Zeta chapter. And closing remarks by Alderwoman Jeanette Morrison.

Doris Duma
 “’Celebrating Women of Color (CWOC) is a program I’ve been producing since 2003, while living in Atlanta, Georgia,” stated Carla Morrison, Executive Director of Sisters of Today and Tomorrow. “I am now making the transition back to New Haven, after 20 years, and thought this would be a great way to reintroduce myself and my passion to my hometown and the beloved community.”

To attend this event, you will need to rsvp (no later than Thursday, March 17th), by logging onto: (press the donate button) to make your $25 contribution. You can also, call (404) 319-2130 or email: #SOTWomenPioneers
Alexandria Givan
Celebrating Women of Color…” is one of three signature programs produced by Sisters of Today and Tomorrow (SOT). The program is in its 10th year and takes place in the month of March, in celebration of Women’s History Month. SOT has had a number of phenomenal keynote speakers including: Child Prodigy Kenya Jordana James, Publisher of Black Girl Magazine; Georgia State Senator Connie Stokes; Author/Poet Mark Anthony; Georgia State Representative Alisha Thomas-Morgan; 1st African American Woman Fire Chief Rosemary Cloud; R&B Singer Chrisette Michele; The Honorable Mayor of Riverdale, Georgia Evelyn Wynn-Dixon; Music Executive / Community Activist Karen Marie Mason; Author/Professor Dr. Stephane Dunn; Author/Professor Rabiyah “Rah” Karim-Kincey; R&B Diva’s Executive Producer/ Cast member Nicci Gilbert; The Houston’s “On Our Own” Executive Producer Wanda Shelley and Trumpet Awards Founder Xernona Clayton.

Alderwoman Tyisha Walker

Sisters of Today and Tomorrow is a 501C(3) nonprofit organization, that helps to build confidence, character and leadership. Founded by Carla Morrison, in 2008, the organization is reputable across America for its sincere need to assist women and children. The organization has produced over 25 community programs, promoting higher education, entrepreneurship, self-esteem, health & fitness and personal development, in both Atlanta, Georgia and New Haven, Connecticut, impacting over 5,000 youth and adults.  
Babz Rawls Ivy
Alderwoman Jeanette Morrison

Alderwoman Delores Colon
Carla Morrison

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