Exploring BELONGING and the value of people to community. Questioning everything and following my curiosity.

Ruth’s work can be seen on The Nashville Sign, located at 1616 Broadway in Nashville.

West of Lincoln Project

“What others often don’t understand about people who grew up in Venice during the late 70’s was that, in Venice, you had to be tough; hold your own on the street”

Meta Zimmerman

Belonging and I AM HERe has affected me deeply in ways I didn’t expect.

Jennifer Rugge

Thank you my Venice Sister! You have a awakened a pride in me that I haven’t felt in a long time regarding our hometown of Venice.

Shannon Robinson LeFort

Working on the West of Lincoln Project I learned that my strength comes from remembering who I was as a little girl growing up in Venice, Ca..  Having lived a less then perfect childhood I found that my innocence made me brave and strong.

Gloria Olivas Omar

“You are turning being a member of our town into an art. I can’t wait to see the progress and participate in BELONGING. This is one of my favorite ways of belonging here!!

Valerie Hiestand Stuart

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