The Alma Center: Men We Love 2012

When Jan Wilberg introduced me to Terri Strodthoff, Founder & Executive Director of the Alma Center, I knew this non-profit group was exceptional. It wasn’t the details about their domestic violence rehabilitation programs, or the data about recidivism (yeah, I had to look that one up)—it was when Terri shared that her grandmother’s name was “Alma” and that the word means “soul” in Spanish. She had me at “Soul Center.” Terri and her not-enough-amazing-adjectives-in-the-world staff deal in healing the trauma of violence—pain instilled in boys; who become angry men; projecting it onto defenseless…
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Men We Love – A Special Project

Tessera Design has worked with lots of nonprofits on lots of fundraisers, but none has been quite as unique as the Men We Love book. Every year the Alma Center – led by founder, Terri Strodthoff – compiles a beautiful hard cover book (we are designing it for 2012) and fills it with memorable dedications. The dedications are both a photographic and written tribute to a man that the dedicator loves, admires and respects. Men that are honored include fathers, brothers, sons, friends, clergymen and bosses – among many more – and represent…
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