Monday, October 15, 2012

Baltimore and Hudson Valley events


Waverly library reading this Wednesday (October 17th, 6 pm)

China Martens w/ local contributors Oluko Dyson BrownSine Hwang Jensen, and Harriet Moon 

Take part in local discussion about our communities, how we support families in our communities, how we are supported, and how we wish we were!

It IS child-friendly, bring your children and we will all entertain them together ♥


HUDSON VALLEY (NY) on Saturday, October 20th, 2 pm

Join us at

Inquiring Minds Bookstore
65 Partition St, Saugerties, NY 

Saturday, October 20th, 2 pm
How do we create new, non-hierarchical structures of support and mutual aid and include all ages in the struggle for social justice? 

Join Victoria Law, coeditor of the new book Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities, and contributors Traci Picard and 
Jennifer Silverman for a reading and discussion about ways to support families in social justice movements and communities. Let's build an all-ages, all-inclusive revolution that leaves no one behind!

Vikki Law is a writer, photographer, and mother. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women, which won the 2009 PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) Award and the zine Tenacious: Art & Writings from Women in Prison.

Traci Picard is a practicing herbalist with an apothecary of handmade medicines. She grows and forages plants for my community and teaches classes about plant identification and herbs. She writes about plants, foraging, holistic health care and life and maintains a blog of photos and thoughts at while homeschooling her 3 children. She believes a sense of humor just may save the world.
Jennifer Silverman is a NYC-based mama of two sons and an unrepentant coffee addict. She is a coeditor of My Baby Rides the Short Bus (PM Press, 2009), a contributor to Moms Gone Mad, and has had essays and articles published in HipMama magazine, Newsday, off our backs, and many regional newspapers and parenting magazines. Jennifer has also spoken about raising her son with autism, intergenerational movement building, and/or community organized childcare at conferences including the Left Forum, National Conference on Organized Resistance, Mama Gathering, and several bookfairs, and is looking forward to the day when there is less talk and more action on these issues.

Hope to see you there!


1 comment:

  1. This book sounds so juicy and so needed. Would you be interested in providing a review copy for a review at the Bay Area Doula Project blog? ?