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Half the Sky LIVE comes to local Theater

By Jennifer Burton

You may have heard of the book Half the Sky.  It's about oppression, but it's causing a buzz around the world and has become a runaway bestseller.  The book has been featured on Oprah, CNN and Dateline.  This Thursday Reno is joining hundreds of other cities across the country with a showing of Half the [...]

Educating One Woman can Spark a Powerful Chain Reaction

By Jennifer Burton

Carmen Ortiz has been off methamphetamines for 14 years now.  In that time she's gone to college, become her class president, served as an academic advisor to other students and is raising her 9 year old son.  She credits the Nevada Women's Fund for their scholarships and support.   Ortiz told her story to several hundred [...]