For Women’s History Month 2020, we’ve put together a list of events happening around Metro Atlanta to celebrate. We’ll be updating this list as needed. If you have any event you’d like to share for this list, please email us at email@example.com.
Ongoing throughout March
Every Wednesday at 6 pm, Auburn Avenue Research Library (AARL) will screen a documentary or film that explores Black women pioneers in sports, female business moguls and their entrepreneurship journeys, and black adolescence and girlhood. Following the screening, a 30-minute discussion will be led by AARL’s collaborative partners. This series is free and open to the general public. AARL is located at 101 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta.
Free movement improvisation workshop at Emory University, sponsored by the Emory Dance Program. This workshop is designed for women who want to express their desire for peace and transformation through the exhilaration of dance. No dance experience is necessary. The workshop will be held at 1700 N. Decatur RD, Atlanta in Tharp Rehearsal Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts from 12:30-3:30 pm. To register email Lori Teague at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AWF grantee 9to5 is partnering with the ACLU of Georgia for a Women’s History lunchtime event on education, networking, and action. They will be releasing a new report How Far Yet to Go? The State of Women in Georgia 1970 and Today, and hear from local advocates, researchers, and organizers. The event will take place at The Freight Depot – Blue Room 65 M.L.K. Jr Dr. SW, Atlanta from 11 am – 1 pm. For more info and to R.S.V.P. for the free event, go to https://action.aclu.org/webform/ga-how-far-yet.
AWF grantees 9to5 and Georgia Budget and Policy Institute are hosting, in partnership with Faith in Public Life, and Small Business Majority, Women-Powered Prosperity Day. The event is designed to inspire, educate, and spur action among the diverse, growing, and motivated community of civically engaged women across the state and will take place in room 216 at the Georgia State Capitol from 8:45 – 10:00 am. This is a free event, but registration is required: https://gbpi.org/2020/women-powered-prosperity-day/.