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Reflections on Possibility: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

This is a reflection on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday by Open Arms Executive Director Sheila Capestany. It’s reprinted from our January Newsletter. Dear Friends, Every January, I find my thoughts wandering to our celebration of the birthday of Martin … Continue reading

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Visit to Washington, DC

Open Arms Executive Director Sheila Capestany traveled to Washington DC in June to participate in a meeting of Administration for Children and Families (ACF), for their Early Learning Communities Initiative. She was joined by John Bancroft from the Puget Sound … Continue reading

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An example of another way to do it – musings on birth

I saw this article in the New York Times this week: NYT: Lessons at Indian Hospital About Births The article shows how rising costs don’t have to be part of maternal healthcare: As Washington debates health care, this small hospital … Continue reading

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Taking risks – women helping women

For a long time, the board and staff at Open Arms have discussed starting a blog. We toss it around, agree there is a lot to say, and we agree we should “look into it.” But then, as people often … Continue reading

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