August 1, 2019
– Guests: Tara Shephard, Convener and Event Organizer | A Community Conversation: “Adverse Childhood Experiences & African American Girls” will be held Thursday, August 8th from 11:30am-1pm at the UA of Little Rock Jack Stephens Center in the Legends Room, 2801 South University Ave. Data collected last year from African American girls the “At Promise” Girls Empowerment Conference assessed their exposure to violence, crime and more. Attendees can have a conversation with guest panelist that can shine the light on adversity the girls face in their daily lives, address the overall impact of childhood and adult trauma, and discuss a recommendation for future involvement. To register, visit www.tarashephard.com and learn more call 501-838-8448.
– Guests: Anthony Tidwell, Founder of Cutwell 4 Kids; James Avery, 2019 Featured Artist; and Rayshaun McNary, 2017 Featured Artist | Cutwell 4 Kids (C4K) hosts the 6th Annual Fundraiser “The Birth of an Artist,” Saturday, August 10th from 7pm-1pm at the Embassy Suites, 400 Convention Blvd. in Hot Springs. Art work will be featured from a community of emerging artist and guests can enjoy live music from Rock Town Youth Jazz Squad, Rodney Block, and Quentin Preston and feast on hors d’oeuvres. C4K is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization for kids of all ages. They are dedicated to providing a positive atmosphere for kids to express themselves with paint. For tickets and more information, visit www.cutwell4kids.org or call 214-497-3715.