LIVING FOR CHANGEI Dream A GardenBy Grace Lee BoggsMichigan Citizen Elavil online without prescription, , July 4, 2010
“I Dream a Garden”
Come into the circle—circle of lifeCome into the dream of a paradiseWhat was once a ruin can be rebornJust like the sun after a storm.
With our hands—with our heartsWith this land—we can make a new start.
Everything we need is beneath our feetThere’s a new way to live—with our roots planted so deep
Every step is a blessingEvery song is a prayerEvery seed is a healingThat the world will share
In the early evening of June 25, 2010, cheap elavil in usa, the fifth day of the 2nd United States Social Forum, Buy elavil on line, a generationally and ethnically very diverse group of USSF activists sang “I Dream a Garden” and danced the Harvest Dance, combining Native American, African American and Asian American steps, cheap elavil no prescription, on the lawn of Genesis Lutheran Church, Elavil professional, Genesis Church is on the corner of Mack and E. Grand Blvd, a few hundred feet north of the Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership, elavil medicine. We danced there because Gerald Hairston, Discount elavil overnight delivery, the Gardening Angel who sparked the urban agricultural movement in Detroit, was a member of Genesis, he was also a member of the class of 1964, buy elavil pills, the last graduating class of Eastern High School which occupied this corner before it was renamed King High School and moved a few miles southeast to Lafayette and Mt. Buy elavil cheap, Elliot.
“I Dream a Garden” was written and choreographed by Nobuko Miyamoto, an Asian American community artist who as a child was interned during World War II even though she was a Sansei whose ancestors had lived in this country for three generations, elavil online without prescription.
Nobuko danced on Broadway, in the original Flower Drum Song, elavil uk, in 1959, Order elavil no rx, and in films such as The King and I (1955) and West Side Story (1961).
In 1978 she founded Great Leap as an Asian-American arts organization. Today Great Leap is a thriving, elavil no rx required, multicultural performing arts group that gives voice to the experience of contemporary Asian-Americans as well as African-Americans, Canada elavil, Latinos, Native Americans and other groups. Great Leap’s multicultural performances reach tens of thousands of children and youths in the public schools in southern California and the U.S, elavil medication. Elavil online without prescription, In 1992, responding to tensions between Los Angeles’s African-American and Asian-American communities, Nobuko Miyamoto took what she had learned with Great Leap to shape a healing multicultural touring show that includes Latinos and African-Americans and is called “A Slice of Rice, Frijoles, and Greens.” Great Leap’s theme song and ongoing residency program, “To All Relations,” brings together people from diverse backgrounds to explore and tell their own stories, thereby creating an alternative narrative for the world’s future. “I believe there is no better way than the arts to open the cultural, Find cheap elavil online, racial, and economic chasms which abound,” she says, elavil pill. “We have a powerful, Elavil overnight, creative tool to educate, entertain, and transform our world.”
Ten years ago I invited Nobuko to Detroit where she worked with Detroit Summer youth and was inspired by Gerald Hairston’s Gardening Angels dreams, cheap elavil from usa. After Gerald’s death in 2001, Buy elavil, she wrote and choreographed “I Dream a Garden” and we performed it on the Genesis lawn in 2002.
This year Renee Wallace and Jeannine Hatcher of Genesis Hope invited Nobuko and landscape architect Ashley Kyber, who was also a friend of Gerald’s, cheap elavil on internet, to return to Detroit during the 2nd USSF to re-create “I Dream a Garden” because they believe Gerald’s Gardening Angels legacy can expand and enrich community organizing on the east side of Detroit. Cheap elavil internet, ______My USSF Conversation with Immanuel Wallerstein can be read here.
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