This Life Rocks

When I was six, I started a kindness project called This Life Rocks. At the time, my dad was recovering from his first cancer, and I was struggling with selective mutism.

  • 02/28/2022

The Ebb and Flow of Cancer

The fear that is most palpable to me is about the changes and loss of normalcy that will come between now and the end.

  • 12/28/2021

I Am a One-Breasted Woman

Yet, I refuse to be stigmatized.

  • 10/25/2020

Aasma Shaukat: Cancer Researcher

Green Card Voices released a book about immigrants in Minnesota who are engaged in STEM careers. We feature four of them in excerpted form in this Innovators issue.

  • 03/24/2020

A Re-Defining Moment

Reader Response: From an artist, a cancer survivor, and an activist. Art as Healing Art has become a huge source of

  • 01/01/2019

Changemaker Barbara Porwit: Artist turns health challenges into personal power

by Terri Peterson Smith “Giving these women an invitation and an opportunity to see themselves as immensely powerful, able to

  • 12/01/2015

Artist Barbara Porwit: Bam! Pow! Superheroes!

To me, Wonder Woman is what a woman should be: beautiful, strong and caring.

  • 03/02/2015