Creative Writing Group Session for Black History Awareness Month

On the 28 August 1963, Martin Luther King jr, an American Baptist Minister, activist and political philosopher and the most prominent member of the civil rights movement gave his iconic speech. “ I Have A Dream “.
He describes the founding promises of America. ‘ Freedom, Equality and Justice for all’ and the nations continual failure to keep those promises. Particularly to Black Americans.
His 17 minute speech was given on the ‘March On Washington for jobs and Freedom ‘ March, concluding at the Lincoln Memorial.

Join us as we celebrate the conclusion to Black History Month. During the session we invite you to write a short poem or prose about your dreams, positivity for the future, hopes and desires concerning your neurological condition or illness. Or for a loved one that may be affected by a neurological condition.

The session will take place on Tuesday 31st October from 11 am – 12.30 pm.

To register your interest please complete the form below and we will be in touch to let you know if you have a space. Spaces are limited to twelve participants and will be selected on a first come first served basis. There will be a waiting list in case any cancellation happens.

The group is free to attend and is a safe online space run by Pauline Gilman, author of ‘The Tapestry of My Life’, and Carolyn Turner, winner of the Black and Asian Women’s Award 2021 and Brain & Spine Foundation Ambassador & Trustee. This group is also overseen by a Brain & Spine Foundation staff member. Your details will be kept to notify you of any future creative session.

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Neuro Writing - Black History Month

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