In celebration of International Women's Day, Vashon Resettlement Committee invites women from the Middle East, women on Vashon Island, and friends for an experience of shared culture, empowerment and joy. This is a day-long retreat with opportunities for cooking and conversation, cultural exchange and artistic expressions. Explore and enjoy the resilience found in community with women, and our unique capacities as feminine activists in the world.
* Cooking class with Jamila Aldahir
* Art of Feminine Beauty with Safa Jneidi and friends
* Poetry without borders with Merna Ann Hecht
* Art-Making with Nancy Slater, Suzanna Leigh & Mary Rose
* Weaving ourselves together with Suzanne Hubbard and Erin Durrett
* Arabic conversation and writing
* Traditional dance with Safa Jneidi and friends
* Discussion of Hijab and symbols of feminine empowerment
* Syrian lunch and other food and beverage delights
* Opportunities to enjoy the secluded grounds of the Wesleyan Community
9:00 AM -5:00 PM
International Women's Day - March 9th, 2019
Wesleyan Community Center
Registration - $75
Scholarships available - contact us at
This event is for women ages 14 and older.
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