THE BLOGDonna Sharrock Webb

Fortune Telling at Cascade VillageTelling the good fortune at Community Day at Cascade village

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River Day

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The New Jim Crow Reading Group, Cascade Village Public Art

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On February 7, 2013.  The New Jim Crow Reading Group met for the last time.  We had a potluck supper, attended Story Circles at Guzzetta Hall, University of Akron led by members of the Color Line Committee on the theme of “losing freedom” and finally attended the lecture by Michelle Alexander, author of The New..

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Story Circles at Cascade Village

Story Circles for Cascade Village Public   The project, Cascade Village Public Art was funded by a Knight Foundation grant to strengthen the community at Cascade Village and explore the need for public art there.  Cascade Village is a Project Hope, mixed- income community that replaced the old Elizabeth Park Public Housing Project. During my..

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Cascade Village Public Art Mapping Project

Linda Barrett, Associate Professor of Geography designed a map at my request.  She made two maps, above is Elizabeth Park from an aerial photograph taken in 1952.  Below this map is another, a satellite view of Cascade Village taken in 2011.   Residents will view the maps as a way of remembering how the landscape..

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