Using Art to Build Pride - NYTimes

The Museum of Contemporary Art in works with women in juvenile justice and drug rehabilitation programs in Miami. As I read the New York Times article I was reminded of Tacoma’s own, and rather impressive, Remann Hall Women’s Project.

The Remann Hall Women’s Project has been working for the past three and a half years to give incarcerated girls hope and to try to re-connect them to their potential so they are successful in creating a life for themselves once they leave.

Everything I’ve seen on this project impresses me. Support them if you can.

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Link to the Kickstarter page:…

March 22, 2013 at 7:21 pm / Reply / Quote and reply

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…having found the Kickstarter page, let me add: $5300? Is there really NO bank in Tacoma that will lend this thriving business five grand to expand? Interest rates are super low right now; how is this business not able to borrow this money cheaply?

Okay, I admit I don’t know anything about their finances, or business finances really.  But…$5300?

That said, I hope they succeed, and I do plan on visiting them sometime soon to check out the soup.

March 22, 2013 at 7:37 pm / Reply / Quote and reply

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I <span class=“caps”>LOVE</span> <span class=“caps”>INFINITE</span> <span class=“caps”>SOUPS</span>!!!!!!!!!!!

March 22, 2013 at 9:41 pm / Reply / Quote and reply

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Donations to for-profit businesses?  That’s a new one.

March 23, 2013 at 8:59 am / Reply / Quote and reply

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Here is an example of how it worked in Brooklyn, NY for a very good business.  Remember these types of businesses are a benefit to the community and you do get something in return for your payment once the project is funded.  These folks have hung in there for a long time, why not help them out.  It is not a donation, you get soup in return for your payment, like paying in advance.…

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