OBV Testimonial: Community Building & Fundraising

Heidimarie Goertzen

Paul Iarrobino came to Benson Polytechnic High School to share with Modern World History students his personal stories and the heroes that built the LGBTQ+ movement in America. Starting with

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Each story had it’s own resonance for me. Brenda led with such grace, power and insight; Bee shared an amazing internal capacity to grow through their pain, sorrow, and strengths;

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Kerry Heintze

Paul is a masterful storytelling coach and it was a joy to work with him. Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to awaken the heart. Paul skillfully and

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Jessica Cole

This event was a smashing success! All the storytellers did a fabulous job! I’m SO grateful to all who helped make this event happen. I’m overwhelmed by the support of

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Connie Urquhart

The event was incredibly important for our community. It was an open and safe space for everyone. The event was well attended with all ages represented: families with young children,

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Jessica Katz

In March, in honor of International Women’s Day, Our Bold Voices generously selected The Family Preservation Project of the YWCA of Greater Portland as the recipient of their charitable giving

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