Friday, April 15 · 6:30pm - 10:00pm
The Commons *
388 Atlantic Avenue
The Women of Resistance in Brooklyn (RnB)
and Their Friends Invite You to
ROSES AND BREAD
16th Annual Women’s Open Poetry and performance event
This is an event for WOMEN and TRANS folks only.
Featuring Mimi LaValley and many more!
Friday, April 15, 2011
Door opens at 6:30 p.m. Program runs 7-9 p.m.
Donation: $10, $15, $20 • more if you can, less if you can’t
This year’s celebration will be a benefit for Jamie and Gladys Scott, sisters
recently released from a Mississippi prison, where they had been serving double life
sentences, since 1994, for armed robbery. Released to save the taxpayers the health
care costs for ailing Jamie Scott, on the condition sister Gladys donate a kidney,
they continue to “pay” for a crime they didn’t commit--$52 a month, each, forever,
for private parole monitors to keep an eye on them. Check out
To sign up to perform, to reserve seats, and/or to confirm childcare, please call
Resistance in Brooklyn is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, and anti-imperialist affinity
*By train: Hoyt-Schermerhorn (A, C and G); Bergen Street (F); Atlantic-Pacific (B,
M, Q, R, 2, 3, 4 and 5); Flatbush Avenue (LIRR). By bus: B63 and B65.