Episode 106: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 6: Ghost of Eternal Polygamy 2 of 2

  Image result for ghost of eternal polygamy Join Gina Colvin from A Thoughtful Faith and Lindsay Hansen Park as they engage in a two-part, joint interview with Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Ghost of Eternal Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast:

Episode 106: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 6: Ghost of Eternal Polygamy 1 of 2

  Image result for lds sealing practices Join Lindsay and Gina Colvin from A Thoughtful Faith as they engage in a two-part, joint interview with Carol Lynn Pearson, author of Ghost of Eternal Polygamy. Links mentioned in this podcast:

Episode 101: Year of Polygamy, a Year Later, Part 1

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This is part one of a six-part series updating listeners on Year of Polygamy, a year after the final episode wrapped up.

Join Lindsay as she interviews Jeremy Tucker about leaving the Kingston group.

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Colorado City/Hildale Service Project a Giant Success!

Since the Year of Polygamy podcast has been in existence, many of you have reached out asking how you can help remedy the lingering challenges Mormon polygamy creates in some communities. We appreciate your support and your willingness to help!  

Because of your generous support, we were able to complete our first (amazingly successful) service project for individuals affected by these issues.

On October 24, 2015 over 75 volunteers arrived in the Twin Cities of Colorado City, AZ and Hildale, UT to restore homes that have been affected since Warren Jeffs took over leadership of the FLDS church.

Due to your generous support, we were able to repair three homes in the city. One home received all new windows and 1,700 square feet of engineered hardwood flooring. Another home received 700 square feet of new tile. The third home belongs to the Safety Net of Utah and is a half-way house for those displaced or transitioning from the chaos in the community. The Safety Net home received a new roof, new interior paint, cleaned walls and carpet, fixed bikes, new shelving, and more. Our volunteers traveled to the towns on their own dime and worked tirelessly all weekend to make this an event a success. Please view the slideshow below for more information:

   

Want to be involved? The first step is education! Please listen to the episodes here in order to understand the issues facing this community. The need is overwhelming and the efforts will be ongoing. We will be returning in March or April and will be looking for additional volunteers in the coming months. For now, you can help by donating below. Donations are tax-deductible and a foundation has been set up for the podcast to collect your support. (Information for your taxes are below.) Please consider a donation that will go directly to new tile, paint, cleaner, and other supplies on our project list. 100% of your donations will go towards these efforts. Fern Foundation TAX EIN: 47-5173535
If you are not in a place to donate or be onsite but would still like to help, we are collecting shelving including books shelves and cabinets. You can email Lindsay about what you can give at YearofPolygamy@gmail.com. You can also help by spreading the word.Thanks for giving and for helping these communities find hope and healing.A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR DONORS AND SPONSORS incluing:
  • Rusty Benge at Roofers Supply. Diamond Rental of Bountiful.
  • Jones Paint & Glass
  • The Wittwer family and Coral Hills Best Western and Abbey Inn of St. George
  • Washington Home Depot.
  • Bruce Campbell at Discount Flooring
  • Naylor Solar
  •  Sherwin Williams in Las Vegas
  • Best Western Plus

Listen to the episodes in order!

Year of Polygamy Episodes in Order

PRELUDE: Emma Smith Part one Emma Smith Part two Year of Polygamy:

New Project from Lindsay Hansen Park: Story of Woman Podcast

The Year of Polygamy series might have concluded, but Lindsay is far from done telling women’s stories. Check out her latest project!

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What is Woman? The Story of Woman Podcast, a program dubbed, “Hard Core History with more women” weaves histories of women, through the lens of women, with the latest research and experts in the field. Broad and expansive, this series begins at the dawn of life and crawls to the modern age through exciting and largely untold tales of the women who built our world. The project has generated a lot of buzz! Sponsored by BlueHost, co-produced by Jake Spurlock of Wired Magazine, Grace Pool of the Sunstone Education Foundation, and Adam Groves and teaming with a host of researchers, including anthropologists, historians, biologists and more, you won’t want to miss an episode.