Re: craft program

Bonnie Briggs (
Wed, 03 Dec 1997 08:36:02 PST

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>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 
>> >on the front of the drop-in Where hand-made items are sold. There is 
>> >stained glass workshop in the basement of the The Meeting Place 
>> >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 
>> >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 
>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 

Bonnie Briggs
Hi Gwen,
  Right on! I read Liberty's post and decided I wasn't going to dignify 
it with a response. These are stores in every sense of the word. Liberty 
lives in Toronto, why doesn't she come and check them out for herself? 
Thanks for the support, Gwen.

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