March is Women’s History Month and the WFA is taking the whole month to highlight what is happening in Arkansas to support women and girls. Below are several opportunities to celebrate with us!
Arkansas Women’s History Festival (March 4th 10am-2pm)
Did you know that in 1917 Arkansas was the first southern state to extend voting rights to women? Join us as we celebrate the history of women in Arkansas at the Arkansas Women’s History Festival at MacArthur Park in downtown Little Rock. Come enjoy the festival and stop by our booth!
WFA Pint Night @ Whole Foods Little Rock
(March 6th 5-7pm)
What better way to donate to the WFA than enjoying a cold beverage with us? We will be highlighting the work that we do and inviting people to get involved with the WFA. A portion of all Happy Hour sales will be donated to the WFA, so come hang out and grab a drink with us!
Stories of Empowerment: We Believe in Tribes of Women
(March 9th, 5-7pm at ESSE Purse Museum)
Stories of Empowerment: We Believe in Tribes of Women at the ESSE Purse Museum 5-7pm is the last installment in our first program series collaboration with ESSE Purse Museum. This night is about how we as women use and rely on “tribes of women” and the importance of women supporting women. Tickets are $50 and on sale on our website – this night includes a program by our sponsor Tribe of Women, heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.
Community Day @ Whole Foods Little Rock
(March 15th, all day!)
On this day the WFA will be at Whole Foods all day! We will be raising awareness about the status of women and girls in Arkansas, not only our efforts but also other efforts in the state to impact the lives of women and girls for good. A portion of the store’s sales from this day only will be donated to the WFA, so come grocery shop with a purpose!
Changing the Story: Blueprint for Change launch
(March 30th, 5:30-7:30pm)
The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas is proud to partner with the Clinton School of Public Service on the release of its latest publication, Changing the Story: Blueprint for Change. Over the course of a year, four working groups continued with the action plans to develop a blueprint for change in the areas of health, education, economics and workforce and politics/leadership.
This event will be 5:30-7:30 pm, and will include reception and presentation of the published report.
We are proud to showcase the efforts of all the dedicated volunteers who are committed to changing the status of women and girls in the state.