Making History: A Conversation with Betty Reid Soskin

When:
April 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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Where:
Bridge Storage and Artspace
23 Maine Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804, Richmond
CA 94804
Contact:
Bridge Storage and ArtSpace

Bridge Storage and ArtSpace is pleased to announce a special event with national icon and local favorite Betty Reid Soskin, in conversation with BK Williams.  There is no reserved seating. 




6:00 pm = Southern Food Pop-Up / Books for Purchase


Phillip Mitchell will be serving an a la carte menu:



  • Chicken Sliders

  • Red Beans and Rice

  • Collard Greens

  • Beverages


7:00 pm = Presentation


At 7:00 pm we will start the presentation followed by a Q&A.  


Betty Reid Soskin is best known as the most venerable ranger in the National Park Service at Richmond’s Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, as the woman who became the face of federal government workers during the 2013 government shutdown, as a national icon and an international treasure who has been honored by universities, institutions, and civic organizations around the world as one of the leading folk historians of our time.


Brenda K Williams (BK), is a native San Franciscan who has resided in Richmond for over 30 years. BK has a strong belief in volunteerism and served as a Richmond Arts and Culture Commissioner for eight years. She also served as Board Chair for Queer Women of Color Media Arts (QWOCMAP) where social justice issues are routinely addressed and stories of underrepresented people of color are documented. 

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