Sophia Bracy Harris recently spoke about her memoir and her experiences with grassroots organizing, child advocacy and breaking cycles of poverty during her keynote address for the opening session for the Community Action Association of Alabama's State Conference, May 15-18, 2023 in Birmingham, AL. Click the link below to watch her inspiring message.
The Friends of the Wetumpka Library recently hosted author and nationally recognized children's advocate Sophia Bracy Harris at their March 23,2023 book talks series in the auditorium of Wetumpka City Hall. Harris talked about her memoir, "Finding My Own Way: A Journey to Wholeness Against the Odds" and her experiences growing up in her hometown of Wetumpka, AL. If you are interested in purchasing a copy of her book or hosting a book talk, visit the website at www.sophiabharris.com.
Sophia Bracy Harris was among authors around the region who recently participated in an author talk hosted by Dr. Vernet Nettles and Royston Publishing in advance of the 2nd Annual Montgomery Book Fest & Writing Expo, which will be held on March 11, 2023, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Montgomery Cultural Arts Center. The event provides book lovers and published and unpublished writers opportunities to network with authors and writing coaches, purchase books from all genres and hone their skills through the writing expo. The event is free to all book lovers! For more info go to vernetcnettles.com
Thanks to everyone who attended our holiday book party at Martha's Place on Friday, December 9. Roughly 50 attended and had an opportunity to meet Sophia up close, ask questions, and enjoy delicious refreshments provided by Martha Hawkins, who served as the event host. The discussion of the book was led by co-host Cynthia Stinson. Fun was had by all! If you couldn't attend the event and would like to order copies, you can order them at sophiabharris.com.
Sophia recently connected with child care professionals across Alabama at Auburn University's 2022 Focus on Family Child Care Conference "Oceans of Opportunity for Family Child Care" on June 17-18 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort and Spa at Grand National. Sophia opened the Saturday session with a keynote address on the important role of child care professionals and the impact they have on shaping a child's belief in themselves. She also shared stories from her memoir and encouraged attendees to remember self-care as they care for our children.
Listen in on a conversation with MacArthur Genius Award winner and nationally recognized Alabama child care activist Sophia Bracy Harris, who discusses her memoir, Finding My Own Way: A Journey to Wholeness Against the Odds, with Surina Khan, CEO of the Women's Foundation California. The book discussion includes special remarks by attorney Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and took place on April 27, 2022.
Listen in as Sophia discusses her memoir at her virtual book party co-hosted in New York by Gloria Steinem and Micheal Seltzer.
Sophia recently appeared on WSFA's Alabama Live to talk about her new release, Finding My Own Way: A Journey to Wholeness Against the Odds.
In case you missed it, watch as Sophia discusses her book Finding My Own Way: A Journey to Wholeness Against the Odds at Community Congregational Church's book club event hosted by Pastor R. Speller.
Sophia is interviewed by the Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy’s Rutherfurd Living History Southern Rural Poverty Collection.
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