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I, Virginia Bergman, pledge not to vote for a male presidential candidate in 2016 just because he's male.
Friday, October 4, 2013
Promoting social justice onstage and in the classroom
courtesy of minnesotamonthly.com.
I had the privilege yesterday of meeting Sarah Bellamy in person and sitting in on Bearing Witness, the class she's teaching at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Sarah is the daughter of Lou Bellamy, the founder of Penumbra Theatre, where she serves as associate artistic director. Like Penumbra, Sarah's class focuses on the theatre and storytelling as powerful tools to bring about social change.
Watch the video below of Sarah's talk at United's spring convocation last April: