Recognizing the health impacts of COVID-19, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau will not be holding events as scheduled. “Women’s Voices: I Am…We Are” will be rescheduled, tentatively July 18, 2020. Details to follow.
The Franklin County Visitors Bureau welcomes all to “Women’s Voices: I Am…We Are” on Saturday, March 21 at 1 PM in the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center, on the square in Chambersburg PA. The 2020 Women’s History Month remembers Valiant Women of the Vote. “Women’s Voices: I Am…We Are” is presented to inspire valiant women. Guest presenter-performer is Carla Christopher-Waid, 4th Poet Laureate of York PA, author, artist, and community advocate. Christopher-Waid is a moving performer and a passionate educator, who empowers her audiences with new perspectives.
In addition to the presentation-performance by Christopher-Waid, the lobby of the 11/30 Visitors Center features the Beauty of Diversity exhibit, showcasing the many faces of Franklin County PA. Fueled by regional photographer Phillip Michael Whitley, the exhibit is on display as part of the 11/30 Visitors Center’s African American and women’s history activities. These many faces make one community.
“Women’s Voices: I Am…We Are” is offered at no charge. All participants will receive take-aways and a chance to win a publication related to women’s history, including Know Your Value, Narrative of Sojourner Truth, and The Seneca Falls Convention.
The public is encouraged to register here on Eventbrite to secure a seat at the event.