Tammy Thompson, Dominique Waters, Veniecia Robinson, Louann Ross and Michael Savisky at a screening of “We Wear the Mask.” Photo by Deborah Knox, c/o NEXTpittsburgh

We are happy to witness the launch of the film, We Wear the Mask, which chronicles the lives of three Pittsburgh women dealing with poverty and its psychological effects. It’s a much-needed discussion started by our very own Circles East Liberty coordinator and Open Hand Ministries family development coordinator, Tammy Thompson, alongside filmmaker Michael Savisky.

Read all about it in this NEXTpittsburgh feature, and stay tuned for future screenings of the film at https://www.wewearthemaskfilm.com/.


From the article:

“Consciously, or more often subconsciously, women in poverty don’t realize that they are putting on a masking of normalcy to hide their true needs,” explains Tammy Thompson.