“Women are the rock and the foundation of community and the village,” she said, echoing an earlier comment from Mayor Toni Harp that women are, and have long been, the builders of society. “We are the nurturers, and we are the birthers of nations, and we need to be respected and we need to be upheld … what I ask today is that each and every one of you take a piece of this mural with you and hold it in your heart.”
-Connecticut State Representative Robyn Porter
"This is Our Artwork"
Article by Lucy Gellmen
Arts Council of Greater New Haven
October 10, 2018