“We really want to have events that not only allow us to come together in community but also events where we can see ourselves,” said Adams. She feels it is important to empower Black lesbian women over the age of 40 because of the world’s increasing focus on youth culture.
“Women tend to become insular and isolated and we wanted to create programming and space to impact social isolation,” She continued. “To mobilize women as they get older because many women in our community are estranged from families, have limited social networks, and find themselves alone and lonely in their twilight years. We wanted to reach out and say, ‘We are here. We are your community and together we can actually create an expanded space for each other.’ Particularly those who have been excluded from spaces.”