Upcoming Events

An evening of Songs and Stories with Jane Sapp (and friends)

Jane Sapp at pianoPlease come join the host committee for a spirited Friday the 13th

Henry Allen, Janet Axelrod, Linda Brion-Meisels, Betty Burkes, Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Cynthia Cohen, Chuck Collins, Gordie Fellman, Alix Gordon and Sandy Lawrence, Catherine Hoffman, Jenny Ladd, Deborah Langstaff, Amy Merrill, Amelie Ratliff, and  JoAnne Silver Jones

to honor Jane Sapp – educator, musician, cultural activist and author

at the home of Amelie Ratliff

65 Burroughs St
Jamaica Plain, MA

Friday December 13, 7:00-9:00

Jane Sapp is a nationally admired cultural worker, musician, educator, and activist whose approach to social transformation is rooted in African American musical traditions. Through her singing, song gathering, work with communities of color and youth, Jane actively engages people in creative cultural processes, writing songs together, telling stories, shaping festivals, and designing museums of local culture.

This evening is an opportunity to support Jane directly
in the distribution of her new book/blog Let’s Make A Better World *
in chronicling her 5 decades of engagement for justice
in sustaining her activism

Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments served

* for general information and access to purchasing the book:  janesapp.org

RSVP please – the heart is huge but the space is limited. Email: amelie.ratliff@gmail.com

Please consider a donation even if you cannot attend.

Generous donations of all sizes welcome:
Tax-deductible contributions to support Jane Sapp to work on the dissemination of her book via PayPal Giving Fund.

Direct checks to Jane’s activism made out to J and H Fund, c/o Hoffman 67 Pleasant St. Cambridge, MA 02139


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