Re: craft program

g. Nelson (colleen@aa.net)
Wed, 3 Dec 1997 06:24:36 -0800 (PST)


On Wed, 3 Dec 1997, Liberty wrote:

> 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.
> 

Liberty,
Why do you put "stores" in quotes?
I have no difficulty with your final sentence but are you aware of how
much hostility you convey in expressing your opinions?

Gwen Nelson