#GAReads | For Women, by Women: A Sisterhood of Carpenters Builds Tiny Houses for the Homeless

photo credit:  Karl JK Hedin  on  Unsplash

photo credit: Karl JK Hedin on Unsplash

For Women, by Women: A Sisterhood of Carpenters Builds Tiny Houses for the Homeless”:

For the volunteer tradeswomen who came together over several cold, wet weekends this spring to build a tiny-house village for homeless women in north Seattle, the ultimate reward wasn’t necessarily their finished handiwork.

Rather, it was the confidence and camaraderie the project inspired for many of the crew who, for the first time, worked on a construction site where they were not the only women.

Alice Lockridge, who spent a 30-year career training women to do physically demanding work, created the Women4Women initiative that brought them all together.

Read Lornet Turnbull’s full article at YES! Magazine here…