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May 31, 2023 - June 1, 2023
All Day
Time Details:
Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET. Participants must attend both days.
MTCCA: $60 Non-members: $80 Checks Payable to MTCCA

Athenian Dialogue: Viola Davis: Finding Me VIRTUAL

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Finding Me: A Memoir by Viola Davis Hosted by: The Maine Town & City Clerks' Association Facilitated by Dawn Michanowicz, MMC, CMMC Deadline to register: May 19, 2023 Registration payment should be made payable and mailed to: MTCCA 60 Community Drive Augusta, ME 04330 Register early! Class size is limited to 30 participants.

From the author: In my book, you will meet a little girl named Viola who ran from her past until she made a life-changing decision to stop running forever. This is my story, from a crumbling apartment in Central Falls, Rhode Island, to the stage in New York City, and beyond. This is the path I took to finding my purpose but also my voice in a world that didn’t always see me. As I wrote Finding Me, my eyes were open to the truth of how our stories are often not given close examination. We are forced to reinvent them to fit into a crazy, competitive, judgmental world. So I wrote this for anyone running through life untethered, desperate and clawing their way through murky memories, trying to get to some form of self-love. For anyone who needs reminding that a life worth living can only be born from radical honesty and the courage to shed facades and be . . . you. Finding Me is a deep reflection, a promise, and a love letter of sorts to self. My hope is that my story will inspire you to light up your own life with creative expression and rediscover who you were before the world put a label on you.

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