The League of Women Voters will host its monthly community Lunch with a Leader event at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, July 19, at Mesa Public Library.
This month’s speaker is Beverly Billie who is the Cultural and Outreach Coordinator for Tewa Women United. Her experience in experiential education/facilitation is extensive, and she is able to work effectively to accomplish desired outcomes that measure the success of her projects.
Billie has been Project Coordinator and Lead Facilitator for a variety of Youth Programs for youth at risk, bullying prevention, and youth leadership. Her women’s work includes leadership, empowerment,as well as healing and development of life skills. She provides programs for survivors of domestic violence, trauma, recovery, wellness and family reunification. She is enthusiastic, energetic, and passionate about her work and will surely have a life changing presentation for attendees.
Billie is from the Pueblos of Acoma and Taos in New Mexico. Her background and expertise is in experiential education and facilitation. Her own life experiences with the challenges that many native women struggle with is an inspiration to do her work. She helps people reflect on specific topics necessary to creating shifts in their lives, families, groups, and self-empowerment. Her work at Tewa Women United is specific to sexual violence against women, children and Mother Earth. The organization and services Tewa Women provide to this work is through referral services for these survivors as well as community education, awareness to healing their community, and supportive trainings.
To order a $10 lunch from the Co-op, call Karyl Ann Armbruster at 505.231.8286 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for the extensive menu. It is not necessary to buy a lunch to attend the talk.