March 11, 2012 § Leave a comment
We start off our second round of UnCommon Herstories with community activists whose work reflects the patience and persistent zeal it takes to bring about revolution. They are strong, inspiring, and above all remarkably phenomenal!
Who: Council member Helene Diane Foster
What: Born and raised in the Bronx, New York Council member Foster made history when she was the first African-American woman elected to city office in the Bronx County. She represents the 16th District and fights to make sure the diversity of the community is well represented. Her office hosts events such community enrichment day, training workshops, and panel discussion all to equip the people of the Bronx with the knowledge to know their true power. It is movers and shakers like Council member Foster who keep the Bronx area thriving !
When and Where: November 2001; Bronx,New York City
How: Come celebrate women’s history month with the Council member “For our Daughters” on March 22 from 6:00-8:00 at the Bronx Museum!
Photo and Information Source: < http://council.nyc.gov/d16/html/members/home.shtml>