October 4th – 26th Gallery Hours are every Thursday thru Saturday 1- 7pm and Sundays 1-4pm
Gallery Hours are suspended during events. Check Boom’s Calendar More info? Contact etta: 443-603-6964
October 12th – 12 – 3pm – Saturday
A 3 hour participatory workshop With Kempis Ghani Songster
The event is free but please rsvp Sign up on Event Brite Here
Back by popular demand, Ghani Songster returns from Philly to lead an interactive space in effort to free ourselves from the mental chains that inhibit our progress. Ghani believes that our salvation hinges on our ability to liberate our imagination.
Back by popular demand, Ghani Songster returns from Philly to lead an interactive space in effort to free ourselves from the mental chains that inhibit our progress. Ghani believes that our salvation is in the liberation of our imaginations. etta says, “It’s gonna be like going to the gym for your mind.”
Listen to Ghani shares 5 Lessons of the Geese from last years workshop.
Snacks will be provided.
Lifting Up Women in Prison
Words and Songs by Naomi Blount Followed by a Panel Discussion: Impact of DA’s Office on Incarcerated Women with local community leaders.
October 19th – 12pm – 3pm Saturday @ Boom Concepts 5139 Penn Ave
Free Lunch served at 1 pm
The event is free but please rsvp on Event Brite- Space Limited
Naomi Blount, 69, is the second Pennsylvania woman to receive commutation in nearly three decades after serving 35 years of a life sentence. Released this past July, Naomi will share reflections of her experiences from prison to the commutation process as well as lift up the women she left behind.
Community Dialogue Impact of DA’s Office on Women (1:30pm)
Following lunch, we will convene for a panel discussion to speak on the impact that the DA’s office has on people impacted by the criminal injustice system. This dialogue will be facilitated by Ronna Davis founder of Za’kiyah house and LGF Board member.
State Rep Summer Lee who recently visited Cambridge Springs Prison and sponsored legislation as a part of the Dignity Act, Gabrielle Monroe, a Sex Workers Rights Advocate & Activist, Members of the Bukit Bail Fund and Jane Hein, LGF Board and member of CADBI-West.
Lisa Middleman, candidate for DA will have time to respond to comments made and there will be time for community participation.
The event will conclude with a musical performance by Naomi Blount.