Beatrice, the dynamic sister in Vienna who organized the 1st Black European Women’s Congress in Vienna last year that lead to the launch of the Black European Women’s Council that will launch in the European Parliament next month is requesting written submissions from sisters in Europe. Here are the details:
Thanks so much for your readiness to contribute to a written testimony of our presence in Europe from our very own perspective this time, in spite of the short deadline. Your very quick and possitive responses, fill me with pride, and the assurance, that they is the big need for us to start taking ownership of our presence and identities, contrary to what has been until now. When? if not now? Let us take the chance now. Your reactions give me the big big courage to carry on. Thank you so much.
*Here once more are guidelines for your contributions:*
*Length:* max. 6000 machine typed characters
*Topic:* any, as long as it focuses on being black in Europe or the Black 1st BEWC
*Deadline:* 14th Ausgust.
Please include your short Bio not longer than 500 words and a fotograph (seize 250 dpi/ca. 3×5 cm als jpg) you would like for the publication.
For those who have already sent in their contributions, do please just send me your short Bios and the photograph.
All questions are very welcomed
Looking forward to receiving your contributions on time
Best greetings from Vienna
Beatrice Achaleke Executive Director
AFRA — International Center for Black Women’s Perspectives
Graumanngasse 7/D/1, 1150 Wien
Tel/Fax: +43 1 9660 425
You can be sure that I will submit something! Will you?