Beyond the Flap

Julia Dinsmore: Poetically Bridging Class Divides

by Naomi Krueger

The causes of poverty are as complex as they are diverse and simultaneously personal and systemic. Many books have been written about people in poverty, but not many have been written by people in poverty. Poet, singer, and educator Julia Dinsmore, still working to overcome poverty’s challenges, hopes to transform others’ view of people experiencing poverty, through her personal story and her book, My Name is Child of God . . . Not “Those People.” […]