Archive for the ‘activism’ Category

FJ on @TheDailyShow Discussing #StreetHarassment #YouOKSis

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I was invited, along with several other wonder women fighting the good fight against sexual harassment and assault, to do a segment on The Daily Show. It was humorous, obviously, but some good points were made. Was great to meet so many awesome advocates that day.  

#Focus100 — I’m Speaking! “The Rise of the Social Activist”

  Join me and some of the most brilliant and diverse minds for an amazing conference in New York City. Check out the speakers and agenda for the two-day conference. You can register here for a $99 day pass if you can only attend the Friday events.    

Help Me Help Others!! (#MentalHealth Fundraiser)

Hey everyone!!! I’m participating in the Good Neighbor Walk to help raise money for formerly homeless people living in NYC. Every single dollar raised during this walk will go toward providing services for people working on achieving their hopes and dreams as they remain on the path to recovery. This agency provides safe, affordable housing, […]

#NMOS14– A National Moment of Silence

“Do not go gently into that good night Rage, rage against the dying of the light” – Dylan Thomas Flyer created by┬áRachael (@alsorae) “Mommy, how come I can’t go with you to the rally?” my son, Garvey, tearfully asked as he said in the back of his father’s car. I’d just explained that it might […]

I’ve Been Writing About This For 10 Years…

Trigger Warning: This post is about my experiences with Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault   I began blogging, for real, in 2004. Back then, I’d gotten over the BlackPlanet/MySpace hump and decided to commit my thoughts to “paper”. I’d become connected with several people online who were also writers– well, “bloggers”. It was still […]

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