(888) 277-4253

Meet Vertez Burks at The Center on Tuesday

SAN DIEGO -- Don't miss the next Coffee & Conversation with Cool Women, which will be at 7 pm Tuesday, Oct. 5, at The Center in Hillcrest.

Former teacher, LGBT activist and photographer/videographer Vertez Burks will be in the hot seat and will be interviewed by the host, Tryce Czyczynska, co-founder of 51% -- A Woman’s Place is in Politics.

Over the years, Burks has been active in numerous organizations including Lesbians and Gays of African Descent United (LAGADU), San Diego LGBT Pride, the Names Project, the City Heights Planning Committee and more.

In 2005, Burks received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 29th anniversary Nicky Awards.

Coffee & Conversation is a monthly community talk show that features notable women from the community. Coffee, dessert and a dynamic conversation will be served at the free event in the auditorium at The Center, 3909 Centre St.

For more information, contact Abby Schwartz at (619) 692-2077, ext. 212, or women@thecentersd.org.