At this event, we were all asked to create a “Because of them, I can…” statement, I chose to dedicate myself to educating others on women’s issues and working towards enacting change. Words cannot describe the feeling of having the opportunity to meet a group of folks who are working towards bettering the lives of others and reaching a place of equality in our country that we so desperately need.
I still keep my EBT card with my other sentimental items like movie tickets and family photos. While I was a new mom and struggling to make ends meet while in school and working 20-30 hours a week, government programs helped keep my family afloat. Government assistance programs allowed me to be a mom, make ends meet, finish school, and create the life I wanted.
I was so excited to attend the 5th Annual Women’s History Brunch. The lineup of speakers looked interesting and it was a chance for me to network and meet like-minded women with similar goals. I wasn’t disappointed