Written by Emily Letts I decided to attend the Take Root Conference two weeks before registration closed. I live in Chicago; Take Root is in Norman, Oklahoma. After convincing myself that student loans were created for situations like these, I held my breath and pushed the “purchase” button on my round trip ticket. I have (…)
by Alumnae Guest Blogger Katie Livingstone Where does the spark for real change occur, if not in the minds of people themselves?
by Alumnae Guest Blogger Gretchen Edwards-Bodmer We’ve all heard about Michael Brown and Eric Garner, unarmed black men who were killed at the hands of white police officers, along with the less publicized stories of black women and children that have also been killed at the hands of white police officers. As a white person (…)
Thursday was a day focused on feminism in the workplace and the varied ways that that can be manifested! We had three lovely speakers in our morning session and in the afternoon, campers went to “mini-internships” at Women Make Movies, Sanctuary for Families, The Feminist Press, and Bluestockings Bookstore. Having a chance to work within (…)
Day three of Feminist Camp opened at the Ms. Foundation for Women where we spoke with Lindsay Rosenthal about her work as the current Ms. Foundation Fellow, which centers on girl survivors of sexual and physical abuse in foster care and the juvenile justice system. She told us how her first work experience after college (…)