Category: mental health

Combating Cyber Violence with @UN_Women #OrangeDay

I was honored to have been invited to share my experiences with online harassment and the work of #YouOKSis on #OrangeDay. I joined Emily May (Hollaback!) and Jamia Wilson (Feminist Press) on a panel moderated by Emily Mahaney (Glamour Magazine). If you missed it, you can watch it here:

#ButSomeOfUsAreBrave (Weekly Periscope Chat)

A White school “resource officer” was called into a class by a Black male math teacher to “handle” a Black female student who was, according to him, not complying with his requests to turn off her phone and engage in the class. The young student was then severely brutalized by the resource officer as students […]

Abusive Relationships w/ Feminista Jones on Sayfty Chat #DVAM

I had the honor of being invited to join a discussion about domestic violence and abusive relationships by Sayfty.com, an org based out of India! On Monday, October 19, 2015, I led the discussion and it was really awesome to connect with women in India who are working to end domestic violence. Check the transcript […]

The Hidden Costs of Sexism in the Workplace

I met with one of my staff yesterday for supervision and we had a brief discussion about a workgroup I’m leading that examines the agency’s anti-sexual harassment policies. The workgroup is focusing specifically on interactions between program participants and staff (I am a social worker), and identifying ways in which we can support staff and […]