Six (6) current residents and four (4) previous residents attended this evening.  The program began with greetings provided by Link Shakeya,  an overview given by Link Valarie, and a pre-survey administered by Link Michele D.  Link Valarie presented the segment “What is Activism” and Link June facilitated the game “Who’s that Activist” word scramble.  These activities were followed by the segment “How to be an Effective Activist” presented by Link Valarie, post-survey questions administered by Link Michele, closing comments and reflections given by Link Valarie, and Link Shakeya thanked the attendees for their participation and engagement.
Thank you to Link Valarie Kelly for her leadership and for hosting the first in person Facet Committee Meeting since 2020.  Thank you to the following Link sisters for helping set up and/or prepare for the event tonight, Link Christina Saddler for designing the flyer, Link Michele Davenport who created the pre/post surveys; Link Radonna Scott, Link Alice Morris, Link Valerie Lewis McGee, and Link Valarie Kelly for the decorations used this evening; Link Tracey Broadhead Frith for serving as the event photographer; Link Terry Mosley for the presentation’s development; Link June Williams Glenn for creating the engaging game played tonight; Link Regina Shields who provided the coloring pages and crayons from the I am an Activist Coloring Book, to the children of the residents; Link Nicole Wilkins Muhammad and Link Christina Saddler for ordering the delicious food served.  The menu included fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and collard greens and was catered by Jordan.  Dessert was provided by our very own Cookie Maven, Link Christina Saddler.
And thank you to Link Shakeya A. McDow who provided our programming vision and overall support.
Much appreciation to the Link sisters who attended the event this evening:  Link Valarie Kelly, Link Shakeya A. McDow, Link Tracey Broadhead Frith, Link June Williams Glenn, Link Michele Davenport, Link Nicole Wilkins Muhammad, and Link Radonna Scott.
This educational evening was filled with good energy, new learning, and joy.
Feedback was very positive. One of the Elizabeth House alums shared that she met us at one of our EH events in 2020.  She said that it was because of our programs that she voted for the first time.
One more indication that we are making a difference!
Congratulations, NTS for a job well done!!!

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