Alice Walker is known throughout the world as not only a great writer but an activist and a woman who shares the inner turmoil and outer struggles of her life. Readers admire her ability to bare her heart and soul, but to also speak out about the world as she sees it, often becoming a catalyst for change.
Starting with a tea party and silent auction opening at 1:30, followed by live music and Shiloh Sophia McCloud, Palm of Her Hand founder, introducing Alice Walker at 3pm. Hear from Kwomboka Okari, the founder of Margaret Okari Children’s Foundation about her work in Kenya. Then, hear poetry from Alice’s forthcoming book, Hard Times Require Furious Dancing and some Q & A. Followed by dancing in the aisles listening to the music of Lavender Grace. Sound like a good time!? YA! And if you would like, there are limited number of openings to an afterparty and artist’s reception at Electric Rose Gallery, where you can meet Alice and Kwomboka and eat cake and champagne.