Our Love Matters Retreat-Reflect, Renew, Remember Love
Sunday, May 19, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
OUR LOVE MATTERS RETREAT
SUN., MAY 19, 2013, 9AM-4PM COMMUNITY ROOM @ JEWELS
REFLECT. RENEW. REMEMBER OUR LOVE…
The When & Where
Jacquelyn Dewberry Kennedy and Ifalade TaShia Asanti, Project Weavers of the Sky Earth Fire Organization present the inaugural Our Love Matters Retreat for Same Gender Loving Sista Couples. Sunday, May 19th, 9am-4pm in Jewel’s Community Room @ Jewels’ Catch One, 4067 Pico Blvd in Los Angeles, SGL Sista Couples will gather to reflect, renew and remember the beauty, power and divineness of our lives, love and families.
The Amazing Day
The day begins with a Grateful for Love talk by Rev. Sunshine Daye & Sunny Daye followed by a Getting Through the Hard Times session by Jessie Karen & Karen Jessie (20+ years of Love). Lunch Keynote Speakers, Betty & Bonnie Henderson-Miller, will talk about Keeping Love Sweet Past the Honeymoon after 20 years as loving, dedicated partners. Bonnie Henderson will perform an excerpt from her acclaimed production, Come a Little Closer! Sandra Valls(Showtime TV, LOGO, HBO) will bless us with her hilarious comedy about longtime love & lesbian parenting and her lesbian rendition of the Newlywed Game. Couples will also participate in a, “Akanke Love Ceremony,” celebrating SGL sista love hosted by Julia Wallace & Alexis Pauline Gumbs. Akanke (Ah-kahn-kay) is a Yoruba word on greeting the love of your life as if it were your first time meeting them. Special performance by Lillie Carol Russ, celebrated vocalist and songwriter!
*Early bird registration by April 30, $80.00 pp ($99.00 After April 30) and includes:
--A delicious continental breakfast & talk w/Sunshine & Sunny Daye
--Full lunch (vegetarian/chicken option) with healthy snacks and beverages throughout the day
--Fab Workshops- Healthy Communication w/Rev. Freda Lanoix & Hot Sex Dialogue w/Zannie B.
--2 Keynote Presentations (Jessie & Karen and Betty & Bonnie)
--The Akanke Love Ceremony (Julia & Alexis)
--Bonnie’s Come a Little Closer Performance & Special Performance by Lillie Carol Russ!
--The gut-busting comedy & Newlywed Game w/Sandra Valls!
Register now at http://ourlovematters.eventbrite.com/
When & Where
Ifalade TaShia Asanti and Jacquelyn Dewberry Kennedy
Ifalade and Jacquelyn produce events that uplift, inspire, empower and heal the communities they serve. Learn more about their work and projects at www.skyearthfire.weebly.com