SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECTS
The Price of Healing
One of Seubert’s goals is to improve her strength and mobility enough to take part in other treatments. “I would like to get to the point to where I can start walking in the exoskeleton because that would be freaking sweet. I want to have a little robot body,” she says.
At age 26 Amanda Seubert decided to sell her house in Denver and move in with her parents near Carbondale so she could dedicate her time and resources to improving her health. In the years she spent focusing on school and beginning her life as an adult, her scoliosis had worsened. She now suffered chronic back pain and a general sense of physical unease and it was beginning to affect her daily life.
Women in Sanctuary
Sandra Lopez speaks to supporters at the 2018 Women’s March from the front steps of the church parsonage where she has taken sanctuary. She tells the crowd, “You never lose your dignity fighting for your rights.”
Rosa Sabido entered sanctuary at the Mancos United Methodist Church June 2, 2017. She has been in Sanctuary longer than any other person in Colorado.
A friend offered her temporary housing, which she reluctantly accepted. “I just don’t want to be a burden,” she said.