Two important appearances this week–Kitsi Watterson discussing her book I Hear My People Singing and Dr. Nathalie Edmond speaking about Black Lives Matter and allyship. Details below:
On Wednesday, August 9, the Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542, will host a community event in conjunction with The Joint Effort Safe Streets Program. Join us for a reception, book signing and discussion with Kitsi Watterson, author of I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African American Princeton, and presentation of future black leaders of tomorrow, 6:15 – 8 pm.
This event immediately follows the Opening Reception of artwork by Aaron Fisher and Romus Broadway, beginning at 5pm.
The Safe Streets Program is held in partnership with the Witherspoon-Jackson Historical and Cultural Society, many Princeton businesses, community leaders, community organizations and citizens. This Princeton community celebration of the Witherspoon-Jackson Community will share stories of community, faith, hope and history.
On Thursday August 10, Dr. Nathalie Edmond will be speaking at the West Windsor Library at 333 N Post Rd, West Windsor, NJ 08550 at 4:30-5:30pm on the Black Lives Matter Movement and how to be an ally.
You can register online here:
Dr. Nathalie Edmond was the director of Princeton House’s women’s trauma hospital/intensive outpatient program for several years. She now has a private practice and also works at the Princeton University Counseling and Psychological Services. She facilitates mindfulness and meditation workshops in the community, on college campuses and for businesses.