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Justin Stewart, "Grandma" to many in the Cherry Tree Community.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:55am

Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the challenges of living in...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/5/13: GPB's Josh Stewart talks with Drew Dawson & Brenda Durant about The Cherry Tree Listening Project.

Drew Dawson - Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:06am

GPB's Joshua Stewart speaks with Drew Dawson of GPB-Augusta and Brenda Durant, Executive Director of The Greater Augusta Arts Council, about The Cherry Tree Listening Project, recording the stories of the people who...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/19/14: Never living in Public Housing, Teresa Bowman was in for a shock when she moved to Cherry Tree.

Drew Dawson - Friday, May 16, 2014 - 2:05pm

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree.  Teresa Bowman is 69 years old.  She’s a native of Brooklyn New York.  She wasn’t raised...

Who Lives Like This? Why? How?

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/21/14: Teresa Bowman asks, "Who Lives Like This?"

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 5:00am

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York. She wasn’t raised in...

Staff says running a business was hard when they were also playing roles such as counselor, sister and more.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/23/14: Those who ran Cherry Tree Crossing say their jobs were more than tough.

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 11:00am

  Friday 5/23: As Property Manager and Assistant Property Manager at Cherry Tree Crossing, Chantra Williams and Beatrice Ramos had tough jobs. Not only did they have to run "the business side" of the complex, but they...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/26/14: Renee Green moved to Cherry Tree to complete college with lower housing costs, she never knew she would become a victim of crime.

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 26, 2014 - 5:30am

Monday 5/26/14….Renee Green moved into Cherry Tree as part of her plan to complete her college education. Lower housing costs meant she could work part time, and become a full time student. However, she didn't plan on...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/28/14: Three teenagers say their experience at Cherry Tree Crossing was great with few exceptions.

Drew Dawson - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 11:42am

Wednesday 5/28/14…Herman, Corey and Ashley are teenagers. They grew up in Cherry Tree Crossing with their mom, dad, and three younger siblings. Their memories of their childhood are idyllic, but for a few very...

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/30/14: Mother & daughter talk about how growing up in the socio-economic climate of a notorious public housing project impacted their relationship.

Drew Dawson - Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:00pm

Friday 5/30/14…In this, the final segment of The Cherry Tree Listening Project, Lanie Golden and her daughter Ashley talk about their bonds, and how growing up in the socio-economic climate of a notorious public housing...

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