Sat. Oct. 20 73rd United Nations Anniversary Banquet. With guest speaker Latanya Mapp Free, executive director of Planned Parenthood Global, in international arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. LaTanya has an extensive history of fighting for justice in America and the world. Her topic: Women’s Health and Social Justice at Home and Around the World. At the Olive Tree Banquet Center, 6 pm. social, 6:30 p.m. dinner and awards, and 7:30 p.m. presentation and Q&A. Tickets are $35 at the door.

Sat., Oct. 20 Racism and Mental Impact on Black Women. Guest panel includes: Dr. Delia Shropshire, PhD, principal of Holy Savior Catholic School; Tonya Redmond, Realtor, Better Homes and Gardens; Tye McEwen, executive director, Woman to Woman Ministries; LaVonta Ray, Family Service Adviser, Old Mission Wichita Park Mortuary; Deltha Colvin, WSU Associate Vice President for Student Affairs; Chajuan Jackson, executive manager, Saint Mark UMC, and Karen Cayce, community activists. Event is from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Greater Faith Christian Church, 6249 E. 21st St Suite 119. Light refreshments at this free event. Sponsored by Black Women Empowered in Wichita.

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