Re-telling the Story
Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

Re-telling the Story

Our next event in New York City will be a unique panel discussion featuring scholars Vanessa Péres-Rosario, Sandy Plácido, and Vanessa K. Valdés and moderated by novelist (and Freya reader) Stephanie Jimenez.

The conversation will focus on the panelists’ work on overlooked or misrepresented Puerto Rican historical figures.

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A Time You Faltered
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

A Time You Faltered

Please join us on Thursday, October 10th 7-9pm at Loyalty Books to support Al Otro Lado.

Proceeds from this event will support Al Otro Lado, an organization that offers immigration-based legal services to indigent deportees, migrants, and refugees in Tijuana, Mexico. Come and learn about their efforts, and stay for readings from five women who will be sharing stories, essays, and poems about a time they faltered.

Readings by Sandra Beasley, Tafisha Edward, Lisa Page, Kish Rusek, & Mejdulene B. Shomali

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A Time You Made Your Point
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

A Time You Made Your Point

Please join us on Tuesday, May 14, 7pm-9pm at Elsa Bar in Brooklyn, NY to support the Women’s Freedom Fund.

This event is about supporting the Women’s Freedom Fund, a Colorado non-profit that provides direct financial assistance to individuals seeking abortion care. Come and learn about their efforts, and stay for readings from five women who will be sharing personal essays about a time they made their point.

Readings by Libby Flores, Jessica Gross, Leah Johnson, Halimah Marcus, & KC Trommer

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A Time You Stood Up
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

A Time You Stood Up

Please join us on Thursday, April 11, 7pm-9pm at The Wing, Georgetown to support Jane’s Due Process.

The Freya Project is a Wing member-founded non-profit organization that hosts a series of monthly fundraisers and donates the money to small organizations located in communities where they are not widely embraced for the vital work they perform. This month is about supporting Jane's Due Process, a non-profit with a mission to ensure legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas. Come and learn about their efforts and stay for readings from five women who will be sharing personal essays about a time they stood up.

Readings by Monica Burton, Asha Carter, Soraya Chemaly. Celeste Doaks & Karin Tanabe

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A Time You Changed Course
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

A Time You Changed Course

You’re invited to our AWP event, and our first ever reading in Portland, Oregon. Join us at beautiful Spartan Shop to hear the voices of five women, all reading about a time they changed course. 100% of your ticket will support the Oregon Justice Resource Center’s Women’s Justice Project.

Inspiration for you and support for a nonprofit in need — a win/win.

Hosted by Leah Dieterich
Readings by
 Chelsea Bieker, Aja Gabel, Genevieve Hudson, T Kira Madden & Kimberly King Parsons

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A Time You Found Hope
Jan
12
12:00 PM12:00

A Time You Found Hope

Please join us on Saturday, January 12th, 12pm-2pm at Tabula Rasa Bar to support GirlForward — an organization building a community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced by conflict and persecution.

Hosted by Aisha Muharrar
Readings by Erica Chidi Cohen, Kate Johnston , Marisa Matarazzo, & Lilliam Rivera on a time they found hope.

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A Time You Were the Only Woman in the Room
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

A Time You Were the Only Woman in the Room

Five amazing writers will read about a time they were the only woman in the room.

Proceeds from this event support Equal Pay Today!, an organization that works in coalition to leverage the expertise, network, and resources of its state projects and roundtable organizations -- at the national, regional, and state level -- to close the gender wage gap across the United States.

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Everyday People: The Color of Life
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

Everyday People: The Color of Life

The Freya Project is excited to host a collaborative event with Jennifer Baker for her short story anthology Everyday People: The Color of Life. Jennifer read at the first Freya Project fundraiser in January 2017 and she has been a steadfast supporter of our work since then. We are thrilled to not only support her amazing anthology but to also raise awareness and funds for The Trans Women of Color Collective.

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A Time You Fought for Yourself
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

A Time You Fought for Yourself

A members-only event for all Wing Women, writers Naima Coster, Melissa Febos, Michele Filgate, Hermione Hoby, & Crystal McCreary read about a time they fought for themselves.

Proceeds from this event support Taller Salud, a nonprofit based in Loíza that works for the health and wellbeing of girls, young people and adult women in Puerto Rico.

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A Time You Pushed Yourself
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

A Time You Pushed Yourself

Come and get inspired by readers Bethany Ball, Iris Cohen, Akil Kumarasamy, Kate Schmier, & Darley Stewart, all responding to the prompt “A Time You Pushed Yourself.”

Proceeds from this event support The Lilith Fund, a Texas-based nonprofit that that provides practical support to women seeking abortion care and advocates for reproductive justice.

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