Huffington Post – Flirtatious emails. Jealous threats. Consensual sex. Scandalous? Hardly. Try… Foolish. Ubiquitous. All too human adult behavior. And frankly none of our business. The real scandal is that this type of behavior — stumbled upon via highly questionable investigative practices — is what garners nonstop media coverage...Read More ››
SHOUT!: Art by Women Veterans was inspired by the notion that the arts encourage expression and healing. This ongoing initiative celebrates the service of the female veteran but recognizes that distinction is borne with issues specific to women. Our policies and concerns should reflect awareness to serve all veterans effectively and fairly.
Thanks to the artists and attendees who showed up for SHOUT! 2013 on May 8.
SHOUT! explores the intersections of art, community, health and healing as we address these issues.
Huffington Post – Ask Marsha Four about the Vietnam War and she turns her gaze toward the window and falls silent. She sighs. Presses her lips together. She starts to speak, and stops. She puts on her tough-girl face. Her eyes tear up. Her hand trembles. She shakes her...Read More ››
Why does one woman’s brain thrive as she ages, while another’s declines? Researchers aim to find out. University of Minnesota – Ruth, a 93-year-old grandmother and World War II veteran, lives alone in the second-floor apartment of a Minneapolis duplex. She walks three miles a day on her treadmill,...Read More ››
The recent news that our female veterans have an unemployment rate that is twice the national average of Post 9/11 veterans is appalling. The Post 9/11 veteran unemployment rate is already more than a full percentage point higher than the national unemployment rate. Our female veterans have an uphill...Read More ››