Mental Health Awareness Month

Poetry Salon

The DC Poetry Project and the Consumer Council of the DC Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will co-sponsor a salute to playwright-poet-novelist Ntozake Shange. Ms. Shange has publicly shared her story about living with a mental disorder (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pbh1TZ27rqI).


In her honor, there will be a showing of Ms. Shange's most acclaimed work, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf (1982 version)

at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library. The program will be facilitated by Sophie Ford Clark. Ms. Clark is the Executive Director of the Washington DC Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. If you would like additional information about NAMI DC, please visit (namidc.org) or the DC Poetry Project, please visit (www.meetup.com/DC-Poetry-Project).





A Salute to Ntozake Shange

Saturday, May 18th 2013 at 2:30-4:30pm

1630 7th St NW, Washington D.C., DC 20001

The program will be held in the large Meeting Room located on the Lower Level of the Library.