Peggy Robles-Alvarado to Perform at 2012 Womyn Warrior Banquet

Bronx, NY, March 20, 2012 --( Puerto Rican and Dominican published poet and educator, Peggy Robles-Alvarado is scheduled to perform at Casa Atabex Aché’s 2012 Womyn Warrior Banquet: “Rebirth of a Queen” on April 28, 2012.

One of Peggy Robles-Alvarado’s most poignant and powerful works is her critically acclaimed poetic memoir, Conversations With My Skin. The collection of poetry recounts her transformative journey from frightened teenaged motherhood to empowering, vocal Warrior Womynhood. The themes of reflection, redemption, resilience and healing are present in a multitude of Robles-Alvarado’s work.

She has garnered praise for her emotionally evocative spoken word performances, having graced the stages of The Nuyorican Poets Café, The Cemi Underground, Brecht Forum, The Clemente Soto Velez cultural center, among other culturally significant venues.

Peggy Robles-Alvarado hails from the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan but has called Bronx, NY her home for the past several years. Her affinity for language and writing allowed Robles-Alvarado to develop the talent that eventually earned her several scholarships, enabling her to fund her undergraduate education. Robles-Alvarado went on to earn a Masters degree in Elementary Education and Bilingual Education.

Her current work continues to emphasize the value of words as they relate to healing and transformation. In the South Bronx, Robles-Alvarado helps young students hone the same skills that enabled her to surmount the difficult circumstances she faced as a young mother in an abusive relationship.

Robles-Alvarado is a staunch supporter of healing through the arts. Her work, her talent and her personal journey have made her an ideal candidate to participate in the celebratory event that is Casa Atabex Aché’s Womyn Warrior Banquet: “Rebirth of a Queen.” The messages eloquently and powerfully conveyed in her poetry align seamlessly with the mission of the award ceremony.

Casa Atabex Aché could not feel more honored or excited for Peggy Alvarado-Robles’s performance. To learn more about this inspiring artistic heroine, visit her home page: Information includes her public appearances as well as her upcoming projects.

To purchase a copy of her moving collection of poetry, visit:

Since 1994, Casa has been "Building A Movement of Alternatives" for womyn of color in the South Bronx. Casa has a unique approach in supporting collective transformation and social change by providing holistic and alternative healing techniques for the self-empowerment of womyn of color worldwide to reclaim the power of their minds, bodies and spirits, and as a consequence their rights.
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