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Adeline C. Erwin’s Story

“Music saved my mother’s life,” Judy Neville, Gratz Opus 118 Music & Dance founder said. Adeline Erwin, Judy’s mother, was an African American school girl in the 1930’s. She felt like she didn’t belong. In those days, elementary schools were segregated, but high school was not. Adeline felt awkward walking the halls of her Topeka Kansas, […]

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Judy Neville from Gratz Opus 118 Featured in Valpo Life edition!

For many generations, women’s progress meant incremental access to token roles of influence and power. From business owners to doctors, managers to entrepreneurs, key leadership positions were reserved for the few and exceptional. Progress in the 21st century means that seeing a “Ms.” in a leader’s title no longer causes a pause or a second

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