Associated Black Charities Announces 3rd ‘Annual Girls Night Out’ :: Thursday, Dec. 6th :: 5:30-7:30 pm
All-star panel to discuss “Women & Race”
(BALTIMORE - November 1, 2012) – Associated Black Charities (ABC) is excited to announce its Third Annual Girls Night Out fundraiser hosted by the Women of the Board of Directors of ABC on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum, 1417 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Tickets are $50 General Admission and $100 Patron Admission (Program acknowledgement & Gift Bag).
A stellar panel of dynamic women has been assembled to have “A Discussion about Women and Race” and to raise funds to support the programs of ABC. Long time institutional and societal racism remain major hurdles in America and racial bias and divisions is a pressing issue in the workplace and in personal interactions. ABC’s Girls Night Out gives a diverse group of women the opportunity to dialogue in candid and honest terms about the legacy of racism. This unique event seeks to move the important and much-needed discussion about race forward in a productive and solution-oriented way.
The 2012 Girls Night Out panel participants include Marsha Jews, WEAA Radio Host; Lainey LeBow-Sachs, Executive Vice President of External Relations, Kennedy Krieger Institute; Maria Welch Martinez, CEO of Respira Medical; Diana Morris, Director, Open Society Institute-Baltimore; Amy Seto, Vice President, Finance & Administration, Baltimore Community Foundation; and, Shelonda Stokes, CEO of GreiBO Media; Facilitated by Wanda Draper, Director of Programming and Public Affairs, WBAL-TV.
ABC is widely recognized as a leading convener, advocate and grant maker addressing issues focused on closing the health and wealth gaps to benefit all citizens in the state of Maryland with a special emphasis on those who traditionally are disconnected from wealth and health opportunities.
To purchase tickets or for more information – Gloria Smith, 443.524.7706.