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Rachel, Another Victory for the Restoration of Voting Rights

Rachel, Another Victory for the Restoration of Voting Rights

by Stacye Wilson

Restoring my voting rights means that I am a full citizen of my community. What this does for my spirit, my self esteem, my confidence, my soul, is so deeply personal. It proves that I am a survivor, that I have overcome great obstacles. It helps me to love me a little more today.

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Meet Anika from Thistle Farms Global

Meet Anika from Thistle Farms Global

by Stacye Wilson

We caught up with Anika on a early morning as the manufacturing space at Thistle Farms was coming to life. There are tiny boxes of jewelry and bigger boxes of this spring’s latest hand woven baskets all around us and it’s apparent that Anika takes great pleasure in this part of her job - the part where her hands touch the pieces made by similar hands so far away from our headquarters in Nashville, TN.

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Join Us for Our 1st Stitch-In

Join Us for Our 1st Stitch-In

by Stacye Wilson

We are stitched together with the treads of sisterhood. We are more alike than different. We are strongest together. Join us on March 3, 2020 at T...

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Michelle - An Honest Look at a Hard Day in Recovery

Michelle - An Honest Look at a Hard Day in Recovery

by Stacye Wilson

2019 Thistle Farms Residential graduate Michelle goes about her work quietly. She’s a careful worker with an eye for detail, and a true friend to all who love her. Just as the air and sky feel heavy today, so does the weight of the unresolved and the unknown. 

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