In celebration of Women’s History Month, UAW-Ford hosted its 2nd Annual “Celebrating and Empowering Women’s Expo”at UAW-Ford’s National Programs Center in Detroit.
“Women are the cornerstones of our families and communities, and as such they deserve to be honored and celebrated every day of the week,” said Jimmy Settles, UAW-Ford Vice President.
The Celebrating and Empowering Women’s Expo offered free financial literacy seminars, self-defense training, wellness workshops, vision boarding and more. Additionally, the event hosted complimentary food, chair massages, face-painting, mini-makeovers and more.
In addition to hosting empowerment speakers and special performances, the event hosted complementary vending space for local women owned businesses including The Lip Bar, Naturally FLYYY Detroit, GO! Smoothies and more to promote their companies onsite. For more info, visit: www.uawford.org/2018expo.
Established in 1941, UAW-Ford has a rich history of fighting for its members and the communities in which they live, work and play. Whether it is workers’ rights, youth development, community giving, offering skilled trades and/or educational training, UAW-Ford is committed to providing opportunities that secure both economic and social stability for the American workers and their families. Improving the quality of life is among UAW-Ford’s chief principles and serves as a benchmark for how labor rights are addressed in the 21st Century. Its members help to build the strong cars that drive America, which not only reinforces a solid economy and workforce, but also helps to build strong communities nationwide.