Riverhead ABTF to Host Local Women Making History

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force puts the spotlight on five fabulous, local Women Making History and invites the public to be inspired to explore the path to create your own history. 

On Saturday, March 11 at 1 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library, the ABTF will host a conversation with these remarkable local women whose lives make ours better, as they share their colorful and curious backstories and the lessons they have learned along the way. 

How did they discover the path to where they are and what steps did they have to take? Where did they get the courage, drive or support? What challenges did they face and how did they overcome them? 

From the founder of a news media website that has changed the way Riverhead connects to a woman who is driven to help others escape abuse, learn what sets them apart and what they all have in common. 

Attendees will hear from RiverheadLocal founder Denise Civiletti, Riverhaed School Board Vice President Laurie Downs, The Butterfly Effect Project Founder Tijuana Fulford, Hope and Resilience Long Island Founder Pamela Greinke and Shinnecock Nation Attorney, Director of Shinnecock Kelp Farmers and Niamuck Land Trust Founder Tela Troge.

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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