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Letter From New Orleans: Women Rebuild with Liz McCartney

By Beth Herstein
Three weeks ago approximately 150 women, all volunteers, rolled up their sleeves and helped renovate gutted homes just outside New Orleans as part of the Women’s Rebuild Week of the nonprofit St. Bernard Project. Liz McCartney, the Project’s co-director, states that participants in Women’s Rebuild continue the work of the organization generally, rebuilding homes in St. Bernard Parish (a parish…
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News Brief: Watch Those Boomer Women Build; Veteran Biographer Tells Emily Dickinson’s Truth; Top Award for Physicist Once Shunned by Male Colleagues

By Womens Voices for Change
Forget women with guns: just give us power tools. Most of the photos in the brochures for "Nontraditional Employment for Women" programs show young women just out of high school. But at Women Build, a training program run by Habitat for Humanity, it’s midlife women who decide to take matters (and hammers) into their own hands: Instructor Denny Grove said…
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