Martha Peck


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Martha Peck grew up in a middle-class family in Connecticut during the 1960s. She is a retired clergywoman and now lives on the rural outskirts of Vermont with her husband. Peck joined the Auntie Sewing Squad through a friend in Los Angeles, California. She loves helping and advocating for individuals from sewing masks to standing up for her beliefs.

Thematic Summary

Martha Peck first discussed how the election and the pandemic has impacted her family and community (7:36) Then Peck reminisced about her kind of activism: vocal opposition to the death penalty and her strong faith for inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community in the church (20:10). Peck then explained how she mentors ministry members, how she joined the Auntie Sewing Squad, and her mixed feelings on the appointment of new judge Amy Coney Barrett (29:01). Finally, she shared her opinions on abortion rights as well as what it means to be a feminist.

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Paloma Ronquillo; Victoria Bartindale-Guffrey

Interview with Martha Peck



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