Care giving is different with every scenario. Resources are often limited, especially help with the activities of daily living. Hilda Bengtson is a single mother of two young adult women. Dawn Cottrell is her friend. Together they have organized a caregiving circle to meet Hilda's needs as she proceeds through the stages of cancer. Their friendship began when they were both therapists and part of a team of mental health workers. Kate Welch talked with both women about their care giving relationship in this piece - a part of the
Breast Cancer Radio Arts Project. listen ->
Thank You, Anita Hill by Trix Niernberger
" The term, “sexual harassment,” didn’t exist then. It would be more than ten years before Anita Hill told the story of “Long Dong Silver” to white male senators who responded by attacking her character and her mental state...." A chance encounter with an old business card triggers Trix Niernberger's memories of her struggles in the workplace. read ->
Perspectives of Peace by Ping Khaw-Sutherland
Visual Artist Ping Khaw-Sutherland created a year-long project interviewing people about their thoughts and hopes for peace.
The talks and interviews inspired her collection of paintings showing at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center in Portland, OR in March 2002. read ->