Her Dream Deferred, hosted by the African American Policy Forum, 3/28 – 4/1/22
The African American Policy Forum will be hosting their week-long event, Her Dream Deferred, and everyone is welcome to attend. Registration is open for the week's first five events: Screenings and talkbacks of three compelling and eye-opening films, a panel discussion of Black women's representation in the judiciary, and a ritual space for Black women to reflect on a praxis of love and healing. Final dates, times, and registration links are below:
Monday, March 28 - On These Grounds
- A film screening of On These Grounds followed by a talk-back with select cast members, film producers, and youth activists.
- Screening: 5pm ET
- Talkback: 6pm ET
Tuesday, March 29 - Aftershock
- This event features a film screening of Aftershock followed by a talk-back on the maternal health crisis impacting Black women.
- The talkback will feature the film's co-directors, select cast members, maternal health experts and advocates.
- Screening: 6:30 pm ET
- Talkback: 8:00 pm ET
Wednesday, March 30 - A Labor of Love: Cultivating Restorative Spaces for Women Activists, Healers, & Caregivers
- Her Dream Deferred’s A Labor of Love event we will cultivate a ritual space for Black women to reflect on a praxis of love and healing.
- Event: 8:00 pm ET
Thursday, March 31 - Judging Black Women, Black Women Judging
- On this panel, legal scholars and experts will consider the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court— a long awaited and much overdue moment for Black women.
- Event: 8:00 pm ET
Friday, April 1 - In Our Mother’s Garden
- This event features a film screening of In Our Mother’s Garden, followed by a live interview with a special guest.
- Screening: 4:30 pm ET
- Talkback: 6:00 pm ET
AAPF is hiring. They are looking for passionate individuals who want to help them build an intersectional future. To learn more about their open positions, please visit www.aapf.org/workwithus