Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

An Interview with Poet K.A. Brauchler

K. A. Brauchler is a poet who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a graduate of The State University of New York at Buffalo where he received both a Bachelor and Masters of Arts degree in English. While at the University he worked with Mac...

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Listening, Remembering, Resisting

Written by Marie Campbell as closing words to the 2014-2015 Belle H. Bennett House fellows at their Celebration Banquet on May 28, 2015. "Pain is an event, an experience that must be recognized, named and then used in some way in order for the experience…to be...

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Thanks From a Belle H. Bennett Fellow

I have spent the last ten months as a Belle H. Bennett fellow at Scarritt Bennett Center. The Belle H. Bennett House Fellowship program is a 10-month program for female leaders who are committed to social justice. During the program, fellows explore the intersections of...

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Storylines Women's Book Club
A Look into Scarritt Bennett’s Book Club

By Elena Rosario Every second Monday, Scarritt Bennett Center hosts a monthly book club. We read books about women, while learning the different ways women are empowered. The participants select the books and together we read them in community. The space we create promotes lively discussion,...

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The Mountain, My Neighbor

By Anita Peebles Originally preached on April 28th, 2015 So as you might have heard… last Wednesday, April 22, was Earth Day. Founded in 1970 and leading to the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency, Earth Day began in part as a desire to raise as much...

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Ascension Day

By Joyce D. Sohl At Vespers & All That Jazz on Sunday, May 18 we will observe Ascension Day using the scripture, Luke 24:44-53.  Ascension Day, the day Jesus left the earth. As it is written: “he took his leave, being carried up to heaven.” Some...

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