Join SONG in celebrating 20 years of Queer Liberation work in the South by attending one or all of the upcoming events the last week of October in Richmond, VA! We want to thank the University of Richmond, the Gay Community Center of Richmond, and all of the amazing and fabulous members, organizers, leaders, and volunteers of the Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project (RRFP) who have all been key in helping us with our Anniversary Week. A special shout out to RRFP who will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with us on October 26th!
RE-GENERATING THE SOUTH:
LGBTQ LEGACIES OF RESISTANCE
Tuesday, October 22
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Ukrops Auditorium – Robins School of Business
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
SONG co-director Paulina Helm-Hernandez & SONG co-founder Suzanne Pharr will be giving a key note speech at the University of Richmond. They will be sharing their insights into the rich history of LGBTQ culture, resistance, and movement building especially here in the South. This event is free and open to the public.
BUILDING AN INTERSECTIONAL LGBTQ
Wednesday, October 23
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
University of Richmond Downtown
626 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Join Southerners On New Ground staff for an interactive workshop on intersectional movement building in the LGBTQ Community. This workshop is geared towards LGBTQ community activists, organizers, and leaders working towards social justice.
10 N’ 20 DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER!
Saturday, October 26
Come celebrate with us as we honor the 10 and 20 year anniversaries of two of the most amazing non-profits in RVA, SONG and the Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project (RRFP). DJ Midnight will be providing the beats and RRFP and SONG members will be providing the treats. Bring your glitz and glam game!
6-8 PM//Formal Reception//FREE
For more information and RSVP contact Salem Acuña at firstname.lastname@example.org
9-1 AM//DANCE PARTY //$10-20 Suggested Donation at the door
There will be a CASH BAR so come equipped and ready to be served by SONG and RRFP’s sexiest and finest revolutionary bartenders!