Vera House Clothesline Project

168th New York State Fair
5:38 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Women's Day at NY State Fair includes Motivation, Support, Advice

Picture of Harriet May Mills and cakes honor 80th annual Women's Day at NY State Fair
Credit John Smith/WAER News

  On the 80th Anniversary of Women’s Day at the New York State Fair… Leading ladies have returned to Central New York to inspire and empower women. Syracuse native Yvonne Conte began as a stand-up comic but has been motivating and encouraging women through motivational speaking for almost 20 years.  She was the keynote speaker for today’s annual luncheon.

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Vera House Clothesline Project
5:11 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

A Clothesline with Mixed Emotions and Hope for Healing

Vera House Clothesline
Credit John

The shirts hanging on several clotheslines in the Canyon Area of Destiny USA are unlike any you’ve ever seen before. They are filled with at least 300 messages, hand-drawn layouts telling the personal stories of sexual assault victims of all ages.


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