Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A Settlement is above all a place for enthusiasms, a spot to which those who have a passion for the equalization of human joys and opportunities are early attracted.
Jane Addams (1860-1935), U.S. social worker and social reformer. Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 9 (1910).
Addams was the founding director of Hull-House, a pioneer "settlement house" in a poor, largely immigrant, Chicago neighborhood.