Against All Odds: Stories of Survival and Strength
Thursday, November 15, 2007 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
at Indianapolis Urban League
777 Indiana Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202

Arts, Religion, Humanities
Event Format:
Discussion, Display, Panel, Q & A Session
Adult of all ages, Seniors, Young adults (18-40), Youth (middle/high school)
Maxine Bryant, Maria Del Pilar, Carl Good, Tasha Jones, Kem D. Moore, Whitney Smith

Event Description:

The challenges they have faced differ, but each of their stories illuminates the strength of the human spirit to overcome unthinkable odds. Join Maxine L. Bryant, motivational speaker and author of I Want My Groove Back . . . God’s Way; Carl Good, American Indian and Vietnam veteran; and Whitney Smith, IUPUI student, as they offer their most intimate gift—the inspiring story of their survival. Using poetry, song, and art, each will share how they overcame struggles with a range of issues: poverty, sexuality, health, addiction, emotional issues, and more. Find encouragement and learn about traditional and non-traditional community resources. Q&A will follow. Admission is free. Presented by Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Indianapolis Urban League.


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