By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Jul 07, 2022 at 4:31 PM

The community organization Latinas Connect Milwaukee along with other groups and local artists, makers and healers will host a unique event under the name Poderosa Collective. 

The organizations invovled include Latinas Connect, Mujeron Movement, Mi Voz MKE, HPMG, Mercadera MKE and Botanica Galactica. 

The bilingual event will feature a mix of shopping, live music, poetry performance, meditation, networking, panel discussions, eating, drinking and more.

Vendors at the event include: 

Lupo Designs
Tostada by Maranta
Novedades Maria
Nostalgia Xicana Mexican Folk Art
La Revo Books
Handmade With Love By Lucy
Ina Maka (Healing Crystal Jewelry)
Spicy Freza Apparel
Alquimia Holística
Festibeety LLC

It takes place on Sunday, July 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wantable Cafe, 123 E. Walker St. in Walker's Point.

Here is the full schedule:

11 a.m. Event begins / registration

11:35 a.m. Welcome / vendor introduction

11:45 a.m. Opening meditation 

12 p.m. Shopping / networking

12:45 p.m. Spoken word artist Carmen Murguía

1 p.m. "Confidence & Clarity " with Sonia Saunders, Mujerón Movement

1:15 p.m. Comiendo y comadreando

2 p.m. Poderosa Collective panel discussion moderated by Sandra Dempsey, Source TEN

3 p.m.  Música y sazón

Tickets are $10 or three for $25. Go here for more info and to register.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.