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Davida Kilgore is a Retired Therapist, Writer, Artist, and Fountain House Member. She is the award-winning author of two short story collections, the editor of a book of poetry written by African American children, ages 5-13, who she taught in afterschool programs, and has had three children's musicals produced. Below is "Chapter 1: Paris on the One," an excerpt from her novel-in-progress, The Myth Makers - a fictional representation of the two years she lived in Paris with the Black American underground.
Fountain House Member, Judy, shares her experience with the new, Virtual Clubhouse.
My name is Chiquita Williams and I am a member of the education unit. For the last 26 years, I have led social justice initiatives at a variety of organizations. Currently, I lead African American cultural programming at Fountain House. I have used my position to advocate for racial justice within the Clubhouse on multiple occasions. Today, I still have more to say.
To the Fountain House and Clubhouse community, especially to those who identify as Black, I and we stand with you. We are here for you, whenever and whatever you may need, and we know that "it’s ok to not be ok”. We stand at your side and at your back to support you and please don’t hesitate to reach out. To our donors and friends, thank you for your support. I know that the explicit public and active stance we have taken in response to these tragedies is not one that is necessarily familiar to Fountain House. But I think it is in keeping with our essential core mission to affirm and achieve dignity and inclusion for marginalized people. This is just the beginning of a conversation I look forward to having with you as we embark on a journey to become a more equitable and just organization.

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