Black Doll Show / Community Health and Wellness / February 2016 / What's Happening This Week

35th Annual Black Doll Show Closing Event Saturday, February 13 from 2-5pm

Closing Panel and Performance


Panel: “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Shame”
Saturday, February 13, 2:00-5:00 pm

Join the William Grant Still Arts Center and Dr. Cynthia Davis for a closing reception of the 35th Annual Black Doll Show “Trench Art Retrospective: The War Against HIV/AIDS – Women of the African Diaspora in the Trenches” on Saturday, February 13 from 2-5pm.

This is a don’t miss, special event that will offer another opportunity to catch a concluding performance from local, all-women’s West African drum collective S.H.I.N.E. Muwasi as well as a panel discussion on the topic of “Creating Sanctuary: Eliminating HIV/AIDS-related Stigma and Shame.”  Confirmed speakers include Rev.Kelvin Sauls of Holman United Methodist ChurchRev.Alfreda “Freda” Lanoix of Unity Fellowship, Rev. Curt Thomas of The Renewed Church of Los Angeles, Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard of the USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement,  and Bishop Gwendolyn Phillips Coates of God Answers Prayer International Fellowship of Churches and Ministries.

Watch a video of S.H.I.N.E. at our opening!