Sunday, November 25, 2007

WiNDWaLKeR 2007 Anne Herman

Ann on the bus at the Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice, circa 1990.

Anne’s description of her life's work:
"Forty years of organizing and activism. Involved in issues of domestic violence and poverty caused by war and the military. Self-taught paralegal and expert in welfare and Social Security law. Thirty years experience in what I call alternative social work. B.S. in Education and five years public school teaching. Trained in numerous systems of non-violence. Taught Alternatives to Violence in New York State prisons. Involved in the School of the Americas protests in Georgia and lobbying and fasting in Washington, DC since 1995. "Crossed the line" at Ft. Benning, GA, and served six months in Federal prison. Involved in the Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice for thirteen years and lived there for five years. Involved in local Council of Churches and active in many local issues and organizations. Was Religious Ed. Director for two years at my church."

to listen to an April 2006 podcast with Anne called "Belinda Subramen Presents: Life On Earth with Political Activist, Anne Herman."

1 comment:

  1. While I never had the pleasure of meeting her, Dr. Gardner always had a great story to share. I heard fascinating stories about a woman who was filled with love, compassion, and a dedication to to those who needed her help. My thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family