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Sabrina Crews

Writer/Editor

Location icon United States

Voicey but versatile

Focuses: Feminism, the arts, sustainable fashion and travel, human rights

Portfolio
Unearth Women
06/24/2019
A Feminist City Guide to Porto | Unearth Women

Dating back to Roman times, Porto is anything but antiquated. Nightlife doesn't start until morning, tourism is booming, and Port wine is flowing. At the heart of this effervescent coastal metropolis-with its crooked cobblestones, baroque architecture and renowned historic center, the Ribeira-is an empowered female citizenry.

Star Tribune
Seeing the world: 31 highlights from the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Gripping narrative films from the U.S. to South Korea to Syria. Documentaries about some legendary creators and critics. The proverbial "everything in between." The 38th annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (through April 20) has it all, with 150-plus features and over 100 short films from more than 100 countries and cultures.

Perisphere
BARBARELLA Without Jane? Impossible.

Sabrina Crews| During my recent volunteer shift at the Trylon, I watched a dazed, nineish-year-old boy walk out of Police Story. The kid, a little breathless, looked up at his guardian and, referencing a trailer he'd seen earlier, said, "Dad, whoa. What was up with that, that Barbarella?" Dad shot...

Nonprofit Quarterly
#InstaSwap Sweeps NYC Museums

Instagram is revolutionizing the art world, and Tuesday's #MuseumInstaSwap initiative is yet another example. For 24 hours, museums across New York shared images from another institution's collection.

Center for Victims of Torture
Culturally-Sensitive Dolls Welcome Refugee Children to U.S.

Gail Harvey's business is the doll business. The CVT volunteer and donor sews clothing for collector dolls typically purchased by adults, but has long been fascinated by the doll as a toy and its role in a child's development.

The Storycloth
Mary's Story: A Life Interrupted

Mary endured the unimaginable--simply because she wasn't afraid to speak out against corruption in her home country.

Wilderness Inquiry
Canoeing with Survivors Along the Mighty Mississippi

When Heather Tracey MSW, LICSW, social worker and targeted case management supervisor at CVT's St. Paul Healing Center, invited survivors to participate in a Wilderness Inquiry canoe trip last fall, reactions ranged from immediate yeses to resounding nos. Most, however, fell somewhere in the middle.

Center for Victims of Torture
Breaking the Silence on Sexual Assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and as an organization that extends healing care to survivors of torture, we at CVT are sadly all too familiar with the topic. Many of our clients have endured sexual torture, a weapon of war intended to wound, humiliate and silence individuals and communities.

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