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Benefit Concert for Local Non-Profit Homestretch

Philomela – Women’s Choir for Women’s Voices presents “Still I Rise,” a benefit concert for Homestretch, non-profit organization that helps homeless parents with children to move from crisis to financial independence to long-term stability, to be held at Falls Church Episcopal (115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church) at 7:30 p.m. A reception will follow.

Still I Rise is composed of songs, poetry and narration of empowerment for and about women and the under ­represented, including those who rose to inspire and change American History and who confronted the issues of slavery, immigration, family planning, labor and workforce and voting rights.

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