Category Archives: Interviews

EGALITARIAN EDUCATOR TURNED REALTOR TACKLES CHALLENGES IN SCHOOLS AND THE TINY HOME MOVEMENT (PHIL BERTRAND)

Sylvia:  It’s July 29, 2017 and I’m interviewing Phil Bertrand. My recollection is that you’ve been involved in education and then real estate most of your life. Is that correct?   Education and real estate. In education I was an inner-city elementary … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WRONGFULLY IMPRISONED, THEN CLEARED AND FIGHTING THE SYSTEM (LUCINDA HITES-CLAUBAUGH — PART 4)

Lucinda:  I ended up getting an attorney that was a drunk. I didn’t know that she was an alcoholic. She was drinking port each day at the breaks and at lunch so she wasn’t quite all there. She also, I … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AN INNOCENT TEACHER, PRESUMED GUILTY, IS RAILROADED TO PRISON (LUCINDA HITES-CLAUBAUGH — PART 3)

Lucinda: She reported that her child had said that a substitute had touched her. It didn’t go into any detail, but the intake people were brand new and they didn’t have proper training. The state protocols say that if you … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GOOD DEED BACKFIRES: ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE (LUCINDA HITES-CLAUBAUGH — PART 2

Sylvia: Now, please tell me how you got wrongly imprisoned.  Lucinda: Well, that’s related to my training in Tibetan chi gong. It’s a healing technique that I learned when I was doing my dance therapy work in New York. And … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DAUGHTER OF IDEALISTS SETS OUT TO REFORM HER WORLD

Sylvia: It’s July 17, 2017 and I’m interviewing Lucinda Hites-Claubaugh.  I know that you’re a Quaker, you’re 60 years old, and for over two years you were imprisoned for a crime you did not commit. Now you’re working to correct … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Using the “Alternatives to Violence” Program to Teach and Heal Inmates in Prisons (Ethen Perkins — Part 2)

Ethen:  For many years now I’ve been involved in introducing nonviolence workshops to prisons and visiting in juvenile detention and jails and things like that. And became aware of the real need that people had in those institutional settings for … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Repairing Damaged Environments and Bearing Witness Against Police Brutality (Ethen Perkins — Part 1)

Sylvia: It’s May 18th, 2017 and I’m interviewing Ethen Perkins. Activism has not been your main career. What have you done most of your life?  Ethen: Most of my life I was an environmental consultant working on various projects. Some … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment