of Respect for Women Choir—dedication concert
Choir leader/organizer Ruthie, Ed Friedland, Mili Bermejo, Marcia
Guntzel, Roberta Radley, one of Mili’s students, Sue Farley,
Kris Adams, Lynn Vadala, Athena, Melissa Rivard, Joanne Schumacher,
Jonatha Brooke, Daniela Tosic, Maureen Strong and Gaye Tolan-Hatfield.
Somerville artist Be Allen Sargent painted this mural, A Wall
of Respect for Women—to communicate to all women that
we are respected, defended and valued by the community. The
mural is 100 x 16 feet on the drugstore in Davis Square, Somerville.
Endorsements by RESPOND, Somerville Commission for Women, Boston
women’s Health Collective, Somerville Chamber of Commerce
and [then] mayor Capuano.
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