Topeka Sam and her nonprofit The Ladies of Hope Ministries (the LOHM), together with top maternity lifestyle brand Mama Glow, has launched an international doula training program for women and non-binary individuals impacted by the criminal legal system.
Fight Club novelist Chuck Palaniuk credits his writer's group as a critical part of his writing journey. Today, he runs programs for authors in and around Portland looking for a similar community of fellow authors. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) began more than twenty years ago as a one-month intensive-writing local group with a simple mission to get aspiring writers to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days.
Honoring its reputation as a cultural institution and historical landmark, the legendary Cuban restaurant Versailles is celebrating its 50th anniversary, opening its massive public archive that celebrates Cuban heritage and Miami History.