1. Weatherization Assistance Program: Action Pathways has two Weatherization Assistance Programs coming up. One is Friday at Smith Recreation Center, 1520 Slater Ave., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members of the community will be able to talk staff, local utilities and vendors familiar with the weatherization process. The second is Tuesday at Biggs Park Mall, 2800 N. Elm St. in Lumberton. Food will be provided. In the event of rain at either location, activities will be held indoors.
2. Women’s Leadership Conference: Grammy-nominated artist Rapsody will be the keynote speaker at the Women’s Leadership Conference at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Nov. 2. The conference will be at 3 p.m. at the University Center Annex. It is free and open to the public. The conference aims to provide speakers, discussion panels and networking opportunities that educate participants in leadership competencies related to taking meaningful action, particularly on issues related to women. Marianna Evans, better known by her stage name Rapsody, will discuss taking action and affecting change through music. To register for the conference, go to uncp.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/leadership/events.
3. Child Abuse Prevention Breakfast: The Cumberland County Community Coalition for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in conjunction with the Child Advocacy Center will host the Community Child Abuse Prevention Breakfast on Nov. 2 from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Kiwanis Recreation Center, 352 Devers St. The guest speaker will be Ming Stumph, a Fayetteville resident who is a survivor of early childhood abuse and trauma. Ming will share her story of survival, hope and healing. Tickets are $10 and may be ordered online by Tuesday at eventbrite.com/e/community-prevention-breakfast-tickets-49903449561.
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