March is Women’s History Month, to celebrate Harbor House is hosting the first Her~Story Luncheon. Come to be inspired as we highlight a number of local women who will share their journeys and also challenge you to look inward at the value and beauty you hold in your story.
This fundraising event will offer the opportunity for networking, personal and professional growth, and to learn more about Harbor House’s services.
Keynote Speaker: Sagashus T. Levingston
Sagashus T. Levingston was born in Chicago and raised in the area now known as Bronzeville, but known before gentrification as the Low End. She holds a bachelor’s in English Literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has been attending graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There she earned a master’s in Afro-American Studies and is currently a PhD Candidate in the Department of English. Her dissertation is titled Infamous Mothers: Bad Moms Doing Extraordinary Things. While her research focuses primarily on literature, it is informed by theory and criticism from rhetoric, motherhood studies and black feminism. Her coffee table book, simply titled Infamous Mothers, is inspired by this work and so is Infamous Mothers, LLC, a social enterprise where Sagashus offers personal and professional development training meant to empower women who mother from the margins of our society. She also delivers programming to the organizations and professionals that make an impact on these women's lives. Sagashus is a proud button-wearing member of the Doyenne Group, Inc. located in Madison, WI. She also sits on the WWBIC South Central Ambassadorial Advisory Committee. As the proud mother of six children—three boys and three girls, and partner of Tosumba, she and her family lives in Madison, WI.
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Her~Story Luncheon sponsorship offers organizations a great way to show their support for Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs. Our sponsorship guide includes a list of benefits, information on attending the event and a description of the various sponsorship levels available.
About Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs
At Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs, we’re leading a community-wide effort to end domestic abuse. We focus on providing holistic treatment and support for domestic abuse survivors – from safety planning and support groups to legal advocacy and assistance finding gainful employment. By removing barriers to empowerment, we offer survivors haven, help, and hope.