Episode 8

E'a Williams on meeting people where they are (even if that means rehabbing an actual bus)

Many thanks to our guest E'a Williams. To learn more about her mobile community arts and wellness project, the T.H.U.G. H.I.P.P.I.E. Bus, go to thughippie.org. You can donate to her work using a cash app (eathanksyou) or at https://www.gofundme.com/f/thughippie

Content advisory: This episode contains mentions of trauma and trauma recovery. The Labyrinth and the Thread focuses on mental health and creativity. If you need support, here are some resources to find mental health professionals:

Psychology Today Directory: National directory of therapists


Therapy for Black Girls: Find trusted, culturally competent therapists


Trans Lifeline: Peer support by and for trans people


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Amelia Aldred is a writer based in Chicago, Illinois. Amelia’s work has been published in Metaphorosis Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, South Side Weekly, Chicago Literati, Neutrons/Protons, Offbeat Home and the anthology Undeniably Indiana (Indiana University Press). When she's not writing, Amelia spends her time throwing nerdy costume parties, collecting skeleton keys, and taking long walks with her imaginary dog.