Bonnie, At 12:48 PM 26/11/97 PST, Bonnie Briggs wrote: > The members of my drop-in, The Meeting Place do that. We have a store >on the front of the drop-in Where hand-made items are sold. There is a >stained glass workshop in the basement of the The Meeting Place where >window hangings and other stained glass items are produced. They are >then sold in the store. > There is also, in Toronto, a store called "Prezents Of Mind". This >store is run by psychiatric survivors and the items sold in the store >are made by psychiatric survivors. As long as these "stores" do not become another form of sheltered workshop, where only a few folks get real jobs - others live off the crumbs. People need opportunities to escape poverty, not continue it.