Herstory's 21st Annual Gala, April 22nd 2017
Voices United: Stories of Resistance
Now more than ever there are voices
that need to be heard and Herstory
makes this possible.
Please join us for our 21st Annual Gala
Saturday, April 22nd 2017 where you
will have the opportunity to hear stories
from Herstory writers who continue to
fight against the injustice they and
their loved ones face.
We invite you to experience Herstory in
action, please join us as we honor:
Jason Starr, Esq., Assistant Counsel to the Governor
Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Visionary Leaders Award
Linda Mejias, Esq., Officer of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association
Find out more about Linda Mejias, Esq. here.
Commitment to Justice Award
Anissa D. Moore, Long Beach Councilwoman
Find out more about Anissa D. Moore here.
Partners for Change Award
Hofstra University Partners
Dr. Greg Maney & Dr. Yvonne Teems, Center for Civic Engagement
Dr. Geri Solomon, Special Collections Asst. Dean
Ethna D. Lay, Digital Research Center
Dr. Liena Gurevich, Criminology Department
We applaud our honorees and invite you to reserve your seat and sponsorship or sponsor a seat for some of our writers who will not be able to attend without your help. You can find more sponsorship information here.
Proceeds from the Fundraiser will enable Herstory to continue to:
Providing writing workshops in English and Spanish to Long Islanders who seek to create change through the telling of their own life experience.
Support the development of meaningful memoirs which will provide educators, social change advocates, and lawmakers with an effective tool for change.
Expand Herstory’s Youth Writing for Justice program into more high schools and universities and enable students to take action on their campus.
Sustain Herstory's workshops in Long Island's jails, reaching over 200 incarcerated women and girls each year.