Monroe Community College alumna Dellenna Harper '09 will share her honest and inspirational story of her experiences living with racism and sexism at “A Celebration of Healing and Hope” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2022, at Nazareth College during Women’s History Month and Social Work Month.
Harper, also a Nazareth alumna, will talk about her descent into drug addiction and prostitution, and her challenging climb out to become a dedicated social worker. Her story is of the incredible resilience of the human spirit and is captured in her book, God’s Teardrop: My journey of healing from addiction and prostitution, with Jane Sutter Brandt of Sutter Communications.
WHEN: 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 24
WHERE: Beston Hall in Nazareth College's Glazer Music Performance Center. The event will also be live-streamed. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants who want to attend virtually.
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public. Registration is requested at go.naz.edu/Harper.
A question-and-answer session and a book-signing event will follow her keynote.
Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield is Title Sponsor of the event, with MCC and Nazareth College as co-sponsors in partnership with the YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County’s annual STAND Against Racism 2022.
Dellenna Harper's bio is available on MCC's website.