“I Am Enough,” an event on domestic violence, will be presented at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the L.A. Davis Sr. Student Union Building at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The community is invited to attend.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., the Alpha Rho Chapter at UAPB, will host the event and the presenter will be Angela Roby, founder of Whole Nedz Inc.
Topics will include domestic violence on college campuses; signs of domestic violence; how to cope; and dating and violence in the community.
“’I Am Enough’ is an empowering event for young women to come and be educated about domestic abuse and mental health and depression awareness,” according to a news release.
Whole Nedz is a non-profit designed to educate the community on life situations that can lead to grief.
“Grief from life circumstances may lead to negative consequences,” Robysaid. “Therefore, we as women must be prepared to handle and overcome difficult situations if they occur.”
Also on the program, spoken Word will be presented by Verbatim, which consists of a group of college students who recite and rap poetry that depicts today’s society.
“Women’s Health and Wellness is target 2 of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated International Program,” according to the release.
The chairwoman of this event is Tianna Glover and the co-chairwoman is Ciarra Collins. Other committee members include Jadaci Henderson, Kennedi Robinson, Yaisha Freeman, Sydney Griffith, Taylor Pugh, Zaria Watkins, Tamia Parker, Majesty Blake, Ariana Sims and Zhamoni Washington.
Alpha Kappa Alpha is the oldest Greek-letter organization established in America by black women and was founded on Jan. 15, 1908, at Howard University. The international president is Glenda Glover. Katina Semien, an attorney, serves as South Central regional director.
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