19oct10:00 am1:00 pm21st Annual Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch
Join us for a celebration of women of color and their supporters whose lives have been affected by cancer. Started in 1999, the Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch is named
Join us for a celebration of women of color and their supporters whose lives have been affected by cancer. Started in 1999, the Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch is named in memory of Audre Lorde, a self-described “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet.” Audre Lorde dedicated both her life and her creative talent to confronting and addressing the injustices of racism, sexism, and homophobia.
Enjoy a delicious brunch provided by Perry’s Gourmet Catering of Roxbury while gathering within a healing space for all women, including queer and trans women. The day will include music, dancing, and storytelling moments that soothe the body, soul, and mind – ALL FREE OF CHARGE! R.S.V.P. on EventBrite Now!
NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR THE JUDY BRADFORD COMMUNITY GRANT
The Judy Bradford Community Grant is a $2,500 grant that will fund a community-focused project/service that promotes cancer prevention, awareness, advocacy, and addresses health disparities among women of color and/or the LGBTQ+ community (or other marginalized communities such as cancer survivors, immigrants, individuals with disabilities, youth, youth, older individuals, etc.) in Massachusetts. The project must address demonstrated disparities that these marginalized communities encounter in the face of cancer. Deadline is Monday, October 14 at midnight. Click here for more information and to apply.
Sponsored by: The Fenway Health Women’s Health Team and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fenway Health - Ansin Building - 9th Floor
1340 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215