It’s time for accessible Plan B at AU

Access to Emergency Contraception is an integral part of a student’s overall health and well-being. It is a necessary tool in a young person’s sexual health and American University should make it easier for the student body to access. Read more here.

Student debt disproportionately hurts women

How is student debt a feminist issue? How are women disproportionately affected by rising tuition costs? Check out what I had to say in my column for the Eagle here! This column also made it to the print edition of the paper.

Certificate: Race Equity in Practice: Learning From Impact Sites for Systems Change

On October 25th, CSAJ’s Impact Sites for Racial & Economic Equity, Enlance Communitario and Oklahoma City Artists for Justice, led a webinar to share their wisdom and approaches to addressing racial inequity for survivors. They discussed their challenges, context and concrete tools for responding to systemic bias, unequal access to resources, building community partnerships and […]

Webinar: Participated in AAUW’s student leader webinar

Every year, AAUW holds webinars for other Chapter leaders to hone their skills. This year, I was asked to participate alongside some other badass student leaders!

Lorde and Keating: Two Black feminist, two sides of the same coin

One of the most compelling aspects of the feminist movement is the diversity of thought and action from various women throughout feminism’s history. Decades of research, activism, hurdles, barriers, and victories for women have been a crucible for a wealth of curated knowledge from some of the world’s most brilliant minds. Two of those minds […]

Interview with College Magazine: 10 Activities at AU That Don’t Just Involve Rocking Red or Blue

In September of 2017, I was asked by College Magazine, what do I do at American Univerisity that doesn’t involve politics? I am proud to have been able to brag about my involvement with AAUW! Check out what I had to say here!

The Importance of Language and Terminology for Anti-Intimate Partner Violence Professionals and Victims.

It is easy (or perhaps, at least, easier) for those in academia to define, conceptualize, and describe intimate partner violence (IPV, also known as domestic violence (DV)). The pedagogical definition describes “physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples […]

Certificate: Sustaining a Coordinated Community Response: Sexual Assault Response and Resource Teams (SARRT)

Because sexual assault is such a complex and sensitive crime, effective response to it requires a teamwork approach.  As a result, many communities have sought to meet these coordination needs by establishing a Sexual Assault Response and Resource Team (SARRT).  With such a model for coordination, each member of the team has distinct but interdependent […]

Certificate: Dynamics of Sexual Assault: What Does Sexual Assault Really Look Like?

Much of the thinking about sexual assault has not changed in the last 20-30 years because this thinking continues to reflect a number of myths and misconceptions about rape, rape victims, and rape perpetrators. This module examined those myths and misconceptions, the reasons for them, and how they affect the investigation of sexual assault. It […]

Book Review: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This short story was incredible. The even tone was chilling and I highly recommend. This was initially published in 1899, and yet so many of the themes remain relevant and hold true, especially in today’s climate of uncertainty surrounding women’s rights. My […]

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