This is Carmen Gooden, Executive Director of Linda Vista in Dayton Ohio @ the NCEH. She is sharing her thoughts about the conference and about how she feels “Thank God for the Shelter” can benefit the shelter and transitional housing residents everywhere. She purchased 12 copies for her facility at the conference.
I have been working to get photos from each of Dayton’s 66 neighborhoods for a show that opens April 2 at K12 Gallery and TEJAS (341 South Jefferson). The last neighborhood on my list was Mount Vernon. There I met Carmen Gooden, co-founder of The Linda Vista, Inc. (1011 Linda Vista Avenue).
Women who have been influenced by our 2017 Women of Influence Honorees speak about their lives, their passions, and how they are empowering women and eliminating racism in the Dayton community.
Aisha Ford, a junior majoring in film studies at Wright State University, has a life story to tell that she isn’t afraid to share. She’s spoken out for Linda Vista, a program for women and children victimized by abuse that helped her family transition from homelessness, and may turn her story into a documentary.