Sharyn Lieth


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Sharyn Lieth is a retired teacher, a mother and grandmother, and wife to a professor. She grew up in North Carolina, obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and currently resides in Davis, California. Since she was a young girl, she gave back to the community and continues to do her part to help those in need. From the beginning of the pandemic til now she has been sewing masks and she joined the Auntie Sewing Squad to provide masks for others.

Thematic Summary

(00:00:00)The first couple minutes of the interview consists of Sharyn Lieth explaining her experiences sewing with other groups before joining the Auntie Sewing Squad. (00:15:00) The conversation changes to community service with the Yolo Basin Foundation and what Lieth has done to help others. (00:30:00) We discuss how the Davis community has handled COVID-19 and what policies have been put into place. (00:37:00) We go into detail on how the Auntie Sewing Squad has helped and changed the lives of not only the aunties but of others. (00:40:00) We begin to talk about the 2020 election and what steps the U.S. government has taken to help the people.

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Giovanna Corona Lemus; Christabel Cortes

Interview with Sharyn Lieth



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