About Judith | Contact Judith

"Getting Your Money's Worth" with Judith West

Ruth Taube
 - Director, Home Planning Workshop, The Henry Street Settlement
These days we hear about Wall Street and Main Street, but Getting Your Money's Worth focuses on Henry Street. And an icon of the Henry Street Settlement is Ruth Taube. Ms. Taube runs the Home Planning Workshop where she teaches and has taught generations of women and some men free of charge. She teaches skills -- back in popularity today -- such as knitting, crocheting and upholstery. But, importantly, her program provides a comfort zone for discussion of life -- nutrition, economy and raising kids. By the way, Ms. Taube works on an original Singer sewing machine which she electrified herself.
Themes: Community Programs, Nostalgia

(Click the Play button below to watch video)