Posts in Reported By Women
A Night with ‘Our Foremothers’ at the Freedom Center

“No race can afford to neglect the enlightenment of its mothers.” –Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

This quote was perfectly fitting on the cover of the program for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s “Our Foremothers” history presentation. On March 15, the midpoint of Women’s History Month, we gathered inside the museum for an evening of celebration and to honor women in our history who are often overlooked.

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A Vigil for Survivors

“One story should be enough,” said Grace Cunningham, co-founder of Students for Survivors, as she stood to welcome a few dozen folks who attended the student group’s Vigil for Survivors earlier this month at Rohs Street Cafe. Students for Survivors is a student-led movement at the University of Cincinnati dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual assault regardless of race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, or ability.

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MidPoint Music Festival: Celebrating Music and Cincinnati

Cincinnatians and music fans from around the Midwest flocked to the 2017 MidPoint Music Festival this past weekend in downtown Cincinnati. This year, the fest moved from the streets of Over-the-Rhine to four stages set up inside the Taft Theatre and Cincinnati Masonic Center, with beer and food trucks, a Shake It Records booth, merch tables, a photo booth, API poster show, and more set up throughout the two buildings.

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Keeping up with Warrior Moms

This week, we’re checking back in with visionary entrepreneur and Warrior Moms founder, Nicole Lee. The Warrior Moms project not only recognizes and celebrates the warrior strength found within single moms, but encourages the rest of our queen city to do the same. Since we last spoke, Nicole assembled a team to select and award three women, in three different neighborhoods, to represent beauty, power, and strength within their communities.

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ICYMI: Women of Cincy Happy Hour

Women of Cincy hunkered down at The Listing Loon in Northside last Thursday, April 6 for our inaugural happy hour. We grabbed a couple beers and gathered around a comfy couch to get to know one another and/or catch up before getting down to business. Before we knew it, great conversation and creative energy extended our happy hour into a few hours of happiness.

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