When everything’s coming up roses, it’s easy to fall into a mindset of “us and them” with regard to those who have a criminal record. But as a recent Together We Bake graduate who committed a white-collar crime in a desperate ploy to escape battery at the hand of the common-law father of her children learned, the line between the two sides of the law […]
Woman on the Rise: Lilly Monroe Sometimes the hardest thing for us to do is trust enough to let someone help, especially when we’ve made ourselves vulnerable before and gotten burned. Lilly Monroe came to Together We Bake in the spring after she served a four-month jail sentence and narrowly avoided additional time for breaking her probation. Skeptical that anyone would have her best interest […]
Local nonprofit struggles for space at Old Town Farmers’ Market
Together We Bake was featured in an article in The Collective Hub magazine! “Baking a Fresh Start”, by Serena Renner.
Alexandria Gazette published a profile of Together We Bake recent graduate Alison Miller! “Together We Bake’ Combines Empowerment, Life Skills”, by Shirley Ruhe.
Thanks to Ellen Bryan for featuring Together We Bake on WUSA Channel 9! “From prison to the kitchen: How baking helps women find a fresh start” – check out Ellen’s feature here! The lessons I learned from two women who aren’t focusing on the past, but building a better future. @togetherwebake https://t.co/ZHtPV9z4QR — Ellen Bryan (@_EllenBryan) April 4, 2017
This bakery is more than just butter and sugar…. Check out this great video by AJ+!
We’re delighted that waterstoneGLOBAL wrote a blog post featuring Together We Bake! You can find “Take Off Your Lamp Shade and Shine” at https://waterstoneglobal.com/inspiring-global-wellness/2016/12/28/take-off-your-lamp-shade-and-shine.