Pulse of the Community

Written by MCJStaff   // May 20, 2014   // 0 Comments



Photos and questions by Yvonne Kemp

Question of the Week: “In light of the kidnapping of the 260 Nigerian girls, we asked four individuals at the YMCA Mother’s Day fashion show and brunch if enough progress been made as far as the status of women and girls in this nation and around the world?”

Betty Hayes: “No. Women are the backbone of nations, including the USA even more so. Our histories are the result of women birthing children who will run the world.”

Hazel Lindsey: “No, women are treated unfairly throughout the world…less recognition, they work for less pay for doing the same job that men are doing.”get-attachment.aspx10





get-attachment.aspx11Robert Mays: “No, because we as people are slow to change. But if we keep asking the question, maybe we can start to see a change.”





Christopher Adell: “There is some support in place. President Obama, the churches, our youth departments and other services. But we still have more work to do!”get-attachment.aspx12

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