Upcoming Events

 Please attend the launch of the new Cupid's Sting Non-Profit on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the SWBID.  Get your tickets at cupidsstinglaunch.eventbrite.com.

Please attend the launch of the new Cupid's Sting Non-Profit on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the SWBID.  Get your tickets at cupidsstinglaunch.eventbrite.com.

Past Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 On Saturday, May 27, 2017 I led a self-defense workshop at the Women Empower Expo at the Washington, DC Convention Center and taught women how to protect themselves inside and outside the home. 

On Saturday, May 27, 2017 I led a self-defense workshop at the Women Empower Expo at the Washington, DC Convention Center and taught women how to protect themselves inside and outside the home. 

On Friday, February 3, 2017, Cupid's Sting was featured at the launch party of Afro Soca Love. Attendees learned valuable information about how interpersonal violence impacts women in the diaspora and ways to rid our communities of it.


Cupid's Sting Self-Defense Class, Howard University

  Cupid's Sting Self-Defense Class, Howard University   On October 11, 2016 in partnership with Howard University's Caribbean Students' Association (CSA) led a self-defense workshop with college freshman teaching them skills to properly protect themselves and to be prepared for a possible attack by a stranger or someone they know.

On October 11, 2016 in partnership with Howard University's Caribbean Students' Association (CSA) led a self-defense workshop with college freshman teaching them skills to properly protect themselves and to be prepared for a possible attack by a stranger or someone they know.

Cupid's Sting: Dating & Violence in DC

Cupid's Sting is an overview of dating in DC- the highs, the lows, and the pitfalls ladies should avoid. 

DC Author Festival 2015

The DC Author Festival is an all day celebration of the thriving literary community of the District. Enjoy readings, writing workshops, and local author and publisher vendor booths.


All White Roof Top Day Party with an Island Flair

Wear your best white and come out and mingle and network while enjoying cocktails, sweet island sounds, and an amazing view of the Washington Monument. Local DC Author L.J. Samuel will be among the guests. Meet her and learn about her exciting crime thriller Dear Diary.


Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Best-selling Author, Criminologist, & Group X Instructor L.J. Samuel, Ph.D. presents a self-defense workshop designed specifically for women on how to protect themselves from becoming a victim of crime. Reclaim your power by learning how to defend yourself against an attack!