News

2016 May 8: Program Helps Inspire Refugee

May 8, 2016 Nebraska MOSAIC Program Helps Inspire Refugee to Tackle Dream Career in Childhood Home by Lindsay Esparrago Mu Ku Taw made blocks for the first Lincoln H.S. TQC project. http://cojmc.unl.edu/mosaic/2016/05/08/program-influences-refugee-tackle-college-dream-career/

2015 News

October 7, 2015 The Grand Island Independent Working With the Soul of the Fabric by Barrett Stinson http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/working-with-the-soul-of-the-fabric/image_5db8a928-6d46-11e5-a6f7-c33a85dc6be5.html October 7, 2015 The Grand Island Independent by Harold Reutter OF QUILTING RENOWN Quilt artist to teach workshops in Grand Island Renowned quilter Peggie Hartwell has returned to Grand Island. http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/quilt-artist-to-teach-workshops-in-grand-island/article_74e5dbd6-6d44-11e5-8b68-5318ad7b6b16.html October 2015    American Patchwork &...

2014 News

October 15, 2014 Association of Art Museum Directors A Warm Welcome at Joslyn Art Museum, (Karen students) http://www.joslyn.org/blog/a-warm-welcome-joslyn/   August 7, 2014 Denver Film Society’s “Women + Film” Screening The Quilted Conscience – African Memories, American Dreams, An Interview with Director John Sorensen by Tammy Brislin Reprinted on the Grand Island Community Foundation website...

2013 News

Thanks to all of our supporters and six years of persistent fund-raising, we were able to finish editing The Quilted Conscience this year. The documentary was a success and aired multiple times all over the country! Sept. 20, 2013 Lincoln Journal-Star Stories show diversity that makes Lincoln’s culture rich by Margaret Reist http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/reist-stories-show-diversity-that-makes-lincoln-s-culture-rich/article_d31889ca-402e-5c12-8322-e1baae48b83d.html June...

2012 News

November 11, 2012 NTV/ABC-TV Film Creates a Deeper Understanding of Immigrant Struggles by Nataly Tavidian http://www.nebraska.tv/story/20068753/the-quilted-conscience-documentary   November 10, 2012 The Grand Island Independent Documentary film brings memories, dreams into full view by George Ayoub http://www.theindependent.com/opinion/columnists/george_ayoub/documentary-film-brings-memories-dreams-into-full-view/article_ea764142-598a-5e54-9909-32a6ba831f25.html   November 7, 2012 The Grand Island Independent Sudanese girls’ quilting experience depicted in documentary by Harold Reutter...

2011 News

We had the opportunity to discuss our film with some of the young quilters and an audience for KIOS-FM’s Film Stream Discussion in Omaha. December 5, 2011 KIOS-FM, Omaha Public Radio Film Streams Discussion, Q&A with John Sorensen, with additional comments by some of the Sudanese-American quilters, led by KIOS Program Director, Bob Coate....

2010 News

November 13, 2010 The Grand Island Independent G.I. celebrates naming of Grace Abbott School of Social Work by Amy Schweitzer http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/g-i-celebrates-naming-of-grace-abbott-school-of-social/article_11d94203-4fb8-57cd-812f-cc5aaebcd689.html Sept. 14, 2010 UNL Newsroom ‘The Quilted Conscience‘ opens Sept. 14 at quilt museum http://newsroom.unl.edu/releases/2010/09/08/’The+Quilted+Conscience’+opens+Sept.+14+at+quilt+museu

2009 News

October 23, 2009 The Grand Island Independent Andindi back from helping Sudanese use tractor to produce crops by Harold Reutter http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/andindi-back-from-helping-sudanese-use-tractor-to-produce-crops/article_86673814-dedc-5ed7-914a-a9d973523774.html March 22, 2009 The Grand Island Independent Abbott Sisters Day celebrated with quilt project by Tracy Overstreet http://www.theindependent.com/news/local/abbott-sisters-day-celebrated-with-quilt-project/article_a230945b-ddef-57de-91ee-10cd93227c2f.html March 21, 2009 The Grand Island Independent  ‘Quilted Conscience’ project shows Sudanese girls’ dreams by...

2008 News

This was a busy year for The Quilted Conscience project – not only did we hold our first workshop but we also shot the documentary. The Grand Island Independent gave the Sudanese-American quilt and its creators great coverage. September 26, 2008 The Grand Island Independent Love of football leads two Sudanese girls to Barr’s...

2004 News

January 30, 2004 The New York Times, The New York Times Learning Network, Teacher Connections Expressions of Hope and Faith, Inspired by the Work of a Freed Slave by Grace Glueck (story about Peggie Hartwell’s quilt on Harriet Powers) http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20040130friday.html