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Some, but not all of out board members, from left to right" Our executive director/CEO Julie Burton, Carol Jenkins, me, Robin Morgan, Jewelle Bickford, Gloria Steinem and board chair, Jodie Evans

WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER FUNDRAISER

Posted on April 22, 2011, in Get Involved, with 11 Comments

We held it at the Paley Center in New York. Jewelle Bickford hosted a VIP party beforehand which I missed because my plane from Jacksonville was 3 hours late!

Some, but not all of out board members, from left to right: Our executive director/CEO Julie Burton, Carol Jenkins, me, Robin Morgan, Jewelle Bickford, Gloria Steinem and board chair, Jodie Evans

With my friend, Jewelle Bickford, who is on the WMC board

Gabby was really amazing.…

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The Thomasville Community Resource Center

THOMASVILLE

Posted on April 22, 2011, in Get Involved, My Blog, with 8 Comments

The Thomasville Community Resource Center

We made sure it was environmentally built with a lot of light!

The children plant and harvest

Often seniors work with them in the garden and help cook

They have stretch class sometimes before gardening

The kitchen

Sharon Maxwell Fergusen and Eda Garcia. Eda is the executive director of TCRC. Sharon is an invaluable board member (or both TCRC and GCAPP!!)

These raised beds make it easier for seniors to work in the garden

The classrooms are bright and cheerful

They came out to present me with flowers and ask more questions.…

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pat mitchell, me, gabby and michele ozumba

LAST THREE DAYS

Posted on April 19, 2011, in Get Involved, My Blog, with 11 Comments

On the 16th, I went with Carrie Fisher and Richard to see a preview of “Baby, It’s You,” the Broadway musical that Richard was working on when he and I first started dating and it was playing in a tiny theatre in Los Angeles. Now it is about to open on Broadway (April 27th). It has become a new animal—a fun, rousing, musical that audiences seem to be eating up.…

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SEATTLE YWCA

Posted on April 15, 2011, in Get Involved, My Blog, with 5 Comments

Yesterday I said I was speaking at the YMCA. Wrong. It was very much the YWCA and I was absolutely blown away by the work they are doing with girls and women. The luncheon was 2500 strong and the speakers (besides me) made me cry on numerous occasions. I am so happy that I was asked and went because I learned a lot about what is possible if there is the will.…

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G-CAPP’S IKEA EVENT

Posted on November 8, 2010, in Get Involved, My Blog, with 9 Comments

Victoria Rowell and me

Victoria Rowell and me

actor, writer Victoria Rowell, her husband, the artist Radcliffe Bailey, and their daughter

Grabbing a moment to catch up with Viva

This is me with artist Radcliffe Bailey

James Andrews and daughter Skye. James is on the GCAPP board and is responsible for me being a blogger!!

Ruby Dee did this clock

Tyler Perry, a hero of mine, did this clock based on his hit movie ‘For Colored Girls’ and my friend, Lyn Ross who runs Dermed Spa, bought it.…

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