October 2nd, 2016 9am-7pm @ MADE at the Citadel Click here to register (it’s free!)
LadyFest is a volunteer-organized, grassroots festival in South Florida that showcases local talent and engages us on local issues through workshops, music and art.
LadyFest Miami Event Highlights
Field Trip w/ AfroOutdoor to Amelia Earhart Park at 7AM
Start the day out right, join us for LadyFest Miami’s first trip outdoors! Lets get outside, commune with nature and each other. The first 30 people to join us will receive a free LadyFest Miami tote and goodies to take on their hike. Don’t miss out!
The Family Village, will be a child friendly environment for Ladyfest participants and their children to have a place to learn and play together. Since it takes a village to raise a child, this space will hold up the ideals of Ladyfest, and emphasize how important it is to promote self-empowerment, community and freedom for our children as well as ourselves.
Safe Space by Soul Sister’s Collective
The Youth-led Safe Space is a safe, low stimulus area for participants who are triggered during LadyFest.Peer counselor provide emotional support to participants that have been triggered. You will receive a peer counseling training which will instruct you on how to properly stabilize those who are triggered. In the event that you cannot stabilize the person who is triggered, there will be licensed mental health professionals in the Youth Led Safe Space as well, so not only will you have support from other peer counselors but you will also have the support of mental health professionals.
Youth Zone by Pridelines
The purpose of the Youth Zone is to serve as a breakout space for youth (ages 13-20) to interact and mingle in between workshops/activities.
Opening Plenary at 9:30AM
In an intentional dialogue facilitated by activist and educator Lutze Segu, activists and scholars Logan Meza (Soul Sisters), Jowharah Sanders (National Voices for Equality Education and Enlightenment), Kelsey Smoot (University of Miami), and Charo Valero (SAVE) will have a conversation about achieving equity rather than equality from queer lens and discuss building solidarity as tool for achieve liberation within and among communities of color in South Florida.