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Sue Lani Madsen: How are the children?

“How are the children,” Victor Rivas Rivers asked, quoting a traditional Masai greeting. It’s a measure of the health of the community. When children grow up experiencing abuse first or …


Smart shares her life’s low and highs

More than 2,100 people greeted Elizabeth Smart with a standing ovation at the 20th annual Women Helping Women Fund luncheon on Monday. Smart, who was abducted from her Utah home …


Elizabeth Smart is Women Helping Women speaker

Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped as a child and now advocates worldwide for children’s safety, will be the 2012 Women Helping Women Fund Luncheon speaker in Spokane May 21.


Imagining possibilities

Liz Murray was 17 and trying – without success – to talk her way into alternative high schools in New York. In her pocket, she possessed enough money for a …


Harvard scholarship winner to speak

A young woman who rose from teenage homelessness to a Harvard scholarship will speak at the annual Women Helping Women Fund lunch on May 10.


Women’s group raises more than $238,000

Jean Chatzky, the “Today” show financial editor who spoke at Monday’s Women Helping Women luncheon, calls it “karma kickback.” Give money away in lean times. And feel grateful for your …


WEALTH of knowledge

When Women Helping Women booked its speaker early last fall for Monday’s luncheon, no one knew then how the economy’s freefall would change our culture. This year’s speaker, Jean Chatzky, …


Advocate for social justice dies at 97

Vivian Winston – co-founder of the Women Helping Women Fund – married into one of Spokane’s pioneer families and then became a pioneer herself, championing social justice issues for women, …


Vivian Winston, co-founder of women’s fund, dies

Vivian Winston — cofounder of the Women Helping Women fund — married into one of Spokane’s pioneer families and then became a pioneer herself, championing social justice issues for women, …