Abandoned by the government, the people of the neighborhood most affected by hurricane Katrina found a “common ground” in order to organize and survive. This is the story of Common Ground Relief, and its struggle against negligence and bigotry.
Natural childbirth is full of myths. Women have been led to believe that it is something similar to a horror movie, and sadly, in many cases it is. In fact it can be a fantastic experience. This testimony approaches the vision of modern midwifery and obstetrics around assistance in labor. It lays out the need to bring it back as a natural and healthy event that honors the beginning of life, and whose benefits extend to a personal, social, and political scale.
We help them and they help us...