Ladyfest Deep South 2011


Ladyfest Deep South April 15-17, 2011 Tuscaloosa, Alabama

In keeping with the legacy of Ladyfest South, Ladyfest Deep South is a non-profit, Southern-based festival that showcases, celebrates, and promotes the artistic, organizational, and political talents of the Deep South region in order to raise money for social service programs and non-governmental organizations that assist women and girls. Featuring talented artists from diverse backgrounds, Ladyfest Deep South includes live music, spoken word, and theatre performances, as well as visual art exhibits, films, workshops, and more. It is an empowering endeavor built upon a solid foundation of activism and education in an entertaining and fun venue.

Books for Bama! Help students in the Tuscaloosa area who were affected by the 4/27/11 Tornado


Books for Bama is a drive for school supplies for those students affected by the April 27, 2011 Tuscaloosa area tornadoes. You can purchase any of the books from amazon on that list (or others you see fit) and ship them to the address listed.

We will gladly accept all of the following supplies:

OUR IMMEDIATE NEED IS SCHOOL SUPPLIES; however, a long-term goal is to restock all impacted students’ and families’ personal libraries. So, we will gladly accept texts for all ages (YA novels, magazines, bibles, books for adults, alphabet books, etc.)

—Crayons —Markers —Construction Paper
—Coloring Books —Safety scissors —Hand sanitizer
—Paper Towels —Kleenex —Backpacks
—Pencils or Pens —Notebooks —Anything else you can think of!
—Books (Children and Young Adult Novels)

Can’t make it to town, but want to mail some supplies? Mail your donations to:

The Belser-Parton Literacy Center
204 Carmichael Hall, UA, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487-0231

Please make checks payable to the University of Alabama with a note that it is for the Belser-Parton Literacy Center!

For any questions, email Jessica Martin at or Lisa Scherff at

(Source: bona-fide-witch)

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