Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

Rosa Johnson Visits Crossroads for Women

Rosa Johnson, niece and archivist of Dr. Maya Angelou, made a special trip to Albuquerque in December 2017. During her trip Ms. Johnson shared memories and stories about her aunt with the Crossroads for Women clients and staff and the Albuquerque community. She also dedicated our new Maya’s Place location in the northeast heights… Read more »

“A Lifetime of Rainbow in the Clouds.”

Maya’s Place, Crossroads for Women’s first transitional housing program, is named after the late great author and icon, Dr. Maya Angelou. When the idea to name the facility, first arose back in 2005, Crossroads co-founder Lisa Simpson recalls that “It seemed appropriate. Some of Angelou’s experiences mirror those of the women in… Read more »