Mainstreet Women: Unpacking Main Street #2

Mainstreet Women Question #1: Tell me a little about where you live, your main street or what you consider main street to be. (Post 2 of 3) “My Main Street, where I thrive, is the village. I want Main Street to be a place where my daughter grows up knowing the mail person, the shop owners; a place where she is friends with the oldest neighbor and the youngest. That’s the Main Street I want and I’m tired of being so divided – I want us to reach out neighbor to neighbor.” (Stefani, MO)   I don’t know about you but I’ve been actively … [Read more...]

Mainstreet Women Manifesto for Tolerance: More Change We Want to See Happen – Congress

Main Street Question #9: If you had a magic wand and could change one thing in the U.S. immediately, what would you change? (Post 2 of 2.) #2: MAINSTREET WOMEN CHANGE CONGRESS Mainstreet Women, you made clear that while you don't feel you currently have a strong voice, when given the chance you want to be heard as individuals. I promise to honor every one of your inspiring, insightful and hope-filled magic wand responses – you have my commitment that each of your voices will be shared with the world. But as I reported last week, one theme … [Read more...]

Mainstreet Women: A Thankful for You Roll Call

I’m incredibly grateful this Thanksgiving for all you extraordinary women! As many of you said during our Mainstreet Women interviews, we’re the nation’s backbone, the glue that holds our country together. I was writing about you in my gratitude journal (yes, I promise I’m actually writing the book too) and thought I’d just shout-out my gratitude a little more directly! Thank you for being a part of Mainstreet Women:  Ali, Alicia, Alyson, Amie, Beth, Brenda, Christina, Cindy, Cyndi, Dana, Diane, Donna A, Donna I, Elaine, Elizabeth, Heidi, … [Read more...]

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