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Poetry: January 2014 Archives

Blue Met project empowers women

photo.JPGA new project by Montreal's Blue Metropolis Foundation is helping empower women in several shelters across the city. It's called the Before and After project. The goal is to boost the confidence of vulnerable women, by helping them RE-WRITE the stories of their lives.

The women are asked to write about the challenging moments... or moments of change that they've experienced. And the strategies they've used to overcome those times.

Monique Polak is an author and teacher based in Montreal. She's helping the women find their voice and put the words to paper. Nathalie Robinson is a single mom and one of the project's participants. Both joined All in a Weekend guest host Elizabeth Robertson in studio.

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