Joanna Sappenfield

About Joanna Sappenfield

Joanna Sappenfield is a recent UW Tacoma grad and aspiring journalist trying to figure out how to live life outside the bounds of academia. So far she's discovered naps and reading for pleasure.

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Pablove Shutterbugs helps kids be kids

Published on July 20th, 2015 | by Joanna Sappenfield

Seventeen-year-old Taylor squats down next to her photo hanging on a wall and smiles as a photographer snaps a picture. Her photo is among 25 others at The Pablove Foundation art show, a culmination of the ... Read More


Finding gay-friendly churches in Tacoma

Published on July 10th, 2015 | by Joanna Sappenfield

Inclusive, LGBTQA-affirming church congregations in Tacoma are not afraid to be public about their doctrine. They are intentional and unapologetic. When I asked if the gay community is accepted in their congregation almost every voice on ... Read More

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