Program Schedule

We invite you to attend our Long Island Forum to raise your voice through a special story-based strategy for change.  


Date: Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Time: 12:30‐6pm

Location: Stony Brook University - Charles B. Wang Center  100 Nicolls Rd. #302 Stony Brook, NY 11794

12:30pm- Partner Gallery: Mingling and Tabling by our Justice Partners.

1:15pm- Welcome, Introduction, and Tribute to Marcelo Lucero on the 11th anniversary of his death. 

1:30pm- Set One Readings: Why We Fight for Justice (featuring readers from Herstory’s school, jail and community workshops)

2:30pm– Town Hall-Style Story-Shaping Event (Part One) with Audience Participation

  • Engaging members of the audience to begin shaping their own stories needing to be told

  • Group exercise to be followed by a short networking break with light refreshments

3pm– Set Two Readings: Understanding the Stakes

  • Shifting to cover root causes, childhood memories of injustice

  • Building to the Call to Action

4pm– Town Hall-Style Story-Shaping Event (Part Two) with Audience Participation

  • Engaging members of the audience in continuing to shape their stories with a view to action  

4:30pm–Closing Reading: Re-imagining the American Dream

4:40pm– Call to Action: How Can We Use the Stories We’ve Heard to Build A Movement for Justice?   


Herstory Writers Workshop

2539 Middle Country Road

Second Floor

Centereach, NY 11720

Phone: 631-676-7395


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