Friday, February 26, 2010

Mujeres de El Barrio seeks local Puerto Rican women to honor

Nuestra comunidad

Join Women of El Barrio/Mujeres de El Barrio at our 8th Annual Women's History Month Celebration as we honor Puerto Rican women that are positive role models in the East Harlem community.

Women of El Barrio (WOEB) promotes the leadership of Puerto Rican women regardless of age, sexual orientation, religious preferences, political affiliations or socio-economic status. Through our annual Women’s History Month celebration we have the opportunity to recognize women who have contributed to enhancing the quality of life in El Barrio/East Harlem according to the criteria stated below:

-Must be a woman of Puerto Rican descent
-Must be a resident of El Barrio/East Harlem
-Must be active in cultural, social, political efforts that enhance the quality of life in El Barrio, demonstrating leadership, mentorship and/or creativity that is NOT related to employment.
-If nominating a young woman (16-24 yrs old), the candidate should be aspiring, mature, active, creative and be seen as an emerging leader.

***The deadline for nominations is WEDNESDAY MARCH 3RD! If you know of someone you would like to nominate as an honoree, please send an email to Womenoeb (at) gmail.com for a nomination form to be sent to you. ***

Food, Music, and Entertainment will be provided.
Contribution: $20

source: Women of El Barrio


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