March 15, 2018
– Sharon Farmer, Photojournalist & Former Director of White House Photography and Debra Wood, Coordinator of Windgate Gallery & CHARTS Theater at UA of Pulaski Tech | The Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS) on the campus of Pulaski Technical College in partnership with Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and Clinton Presidential Center presents A Conversation with Former White House Photographer Sharon Farmer, Thursday, March 15th at 6pm, 3000 West Scenic Drive in North Little Rock. Sharon Farmer is the first female and first African-American appointed Director of White House Photography. Ms. Farmer will discuss her extensive 40-plus year career as a photojournalist, reflect on her time at the White House, and offer insight into CHARTS’s current exhibit, “Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement.” This event will be moderated by Author and Publisher, Janis F. Kearney. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-812-2715 or visit www.uaptc.edu/charts.
-Janis F. Kearney, Author and Publisher and Bob J, Nash, Businessman and Government Advisor | The HistoryMakers in partnership with Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff hosts “Salute to Little Rock HistoryMakers,” Wednesday, March 21st with a reception at 6pm at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 West 9th Street in Little Rock. The HistoryMakers is a national non-profit research & educational institution headquartered in Chicago with largest African American video oral history archive housed permanently at the Library of Congress. The organization has interviewed over 3,000 well-known and unsung African Americans and are dedicated to recording and preserving the personal histories. To RSVP call 312-674-1900 or email [email protected] To learn more about The HistoryMakers, visit www.thehistorymakers.org.
-Berthenia Gill, Board of Advisors of YARN and Bruce Brown, Board Member | Youth Advocate Resource Network (YARN) presents Health and Wellness Table-Talk Conversations Workshop – “Real Life Encounters and Potential Consequences,” Saturday, March 24th from 9am-12 noon at Palarm Chapel Baptist Church, #795 Highway 365 in Mayflower. This free open forum will address domestic and public safety prevention, crisis intervention and defense techniques, and various topics of interest relative to current and potential issues. Children 12 and over, teens and young adults and adults are encouraged to attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to win a computer or a tablet. Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited. To RSVP and obtain more information, call 501-590-7619 or email [email protected]