Nov 7 Thu

The Women's Studies Program with the Center for Nonviolent Solutions Presents: "We Grow into Courage"

Nov. 7, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall
Womens Studies

The Assumption College Women’s Studies Program with the Center for Nonviolent Solutions, (a Worcester non-profit engaged in peace education) presents “WE GROW INTO COURAGE.”

This multi-media presentation on women who worked for civil rights in the American South is a project of the Center for Nonviolent Solutions.Through dramatic readings and song, presenters tell the early history of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as remembered by its female activists.

Texts are excerpted from Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. Edited by: Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy Zellner. 

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