Mayor Jim Strickland has proclaimed March 5-11 Memphis Says NO MORE Week. We celebrate in conjunction with National NO MORE Week, joining our efforts to end DV and SA in our communities.
CLICK HERE to support The Memphis Says No More in the national 2017 No More Challenge
Courage - Rev. Lisa Anderson, Room at the Inn
Determination - Ines Negrette, Casa Luz
Heroism - Rebecca Terrell, CHOICES
Heritage - Mary Magdalene Solari, artist and teacher
Initiative - Kamekio Lewis, domestic violence survivor and writer
Steadfastness - Joyce Springfield-Collins, civic leader
Vision - Ruby O'Gray and Karen Moore, Women's Theater Festival Memphis
The celebration will be at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis with a 2 p.m. tea party reception and 3 p.m. awards.
Co-hosts are Adrienne Bailey, retired CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters and Emily Ballew Neff, director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
Celebrate women who broke barriers for female artists, who stage a festival showcasing women in theater, who fight for reproductive rights, who speak out about surviving violence, who house the homeless, who create services for Latina victims of partner violence and whose ongoing leadership sustains women's organizations.
Deadline for reservations is March 19.
Make reservations for $35 or tables of 10 for $350.
CLICK HERE for tickets or make checks payable to Women of Achievement, mailed to Women of Achievement at 2574 Sam Cooper Blvd., Memphis, TN 38112. For more information, call 901-378-3866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org