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Our upcoming events are listed below:


<H3>Courageous Stories on Sexual Harassment</h3>
FIRST PERSON ARTS AND THE PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION CONTINUE THEIR IMPORTANT CONVERSATION ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT.
Participate in one of the following workshops:
Allies & Stories of Allyship 2PM – 3PM
Whistleblowers 2PM – 3PM
After it Happened: Stories of Healing and Empowerment 3PM – 4PM
Then enjoy some light refreshments in the Decompression Cafe.
Sign up for your workshop now as these will fill up quickly.


<h3>StorySlam: Straight No Chaser</h3>
Like a good drink, sometimes the truth is harsh. And sometimes it is smooth as silk. This month we want to hear how you like to receive your truths, drinks, and live your lives. In June, Philly is full of Pride and summer fun so join us at L’Etage for a drink and a tale. Whether you come with a story or an ear to hear one, stroll into StorySlam: Straight No Chaser.

Date: June 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Doors| 7:30 PM Show
Location: L’Etage 624 S 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Member Tickets Onsale: May 21.
Non-Member Tickets Onsale: June 3.



<h3> BEyond Expectations: <br><br>Returning Citizens & Their Stories of Coming Home</h3>
First Person Arts is proud to collaborate with the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services program Engaging Males of Color in this one-of-a-kind series BEyond Expectations. Celebrities and everyday males of color share their true personal stories that shatter misconceptions and celebrate resiliency. This event has been POSTPONED to June 20. Please join us as returning citizens share the highs and lows of coming home and how we can be advocates for their mental wellness.

Date:

NEW DATE

Thursday, June 20
Time: 6:30PM
Location:International House
3701 Chestnut Street

Online registration will stop at 3PM on May 30, but you can still check in at the door.

This is a FREE Event.
Directed by Eugene Haynes


<h3>StorySlam: The Morning After </h3>
The sun is up, it’s a new day, and you’re thinking much more clearly now. This month, we invite you to share your stories about the aftermath. Whether you come with a story or an ear to hear one, step into StorySlam: The Morning After.

Date: July 30, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Doors| 7:30 PM Show
Location: CSZ Philadelphia 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia

Member Tickets Onsale: June 18.
Non-Member Tickets Onsale: July 8.



<h3>StorySlam: Windfall</h3>
Ever have a wild streak of good luck? Has the perfect opportunity fallen into your lap? Or perhaps fortune did not land in your favor? As we fall into the new season, we want to hear about your good fortune. Whether you come with a story or an ear to hear one, stroll into StorySlam: Windfall.

Date: August 27, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM Doors| 7:30 PM Show
Location: CSZ Philadelphia 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia

Member Tickets Onsale: July 31.
Non-Member Tickets Onsale: August 13.