Archive for the ‘mental health’ Category

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 […]

Feminista Jones on the @CombatJack Show (July 2015)


Hey hey hey beloveds I was invited to join Combat Jack and Premium Pete for a great conversation about, well, everything! We discuss Push The Button (and BDSM/Kink), mental health and social work, women in hip-hop music and culture, activism and social justice work, divorce and co-parenting, and of course, sex and sexuality. The response […]

FJ at @Penn – Kelly Writer’s House “Feminisms” Talk


I was honored to be invited to speak at my alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. For the Feminism/s series, hosted by the Kelly Writers House, I shared my beginnings as a writer, activist, and Black feminist woman, and how I’ve committed my life to helping others as a writer, social worker, and activist. Check […]

“This Is Not How Your Story Ends” – A Letter to My Younger Self


The following is a guest blog. I welcome submissions, as I love featuring different voices in this space. If interested in being featured as a guest blogger, email me Reflection is one of the most important parts of the growth process. We have to examine where we’ve been to have any idea of where […]

FJ on @TheCurrentCBC Speaking on #StreetHarassment #YouOKSis


Check out this radio segment from Canada! I’m discussing steet harassment, #YouOKSis, and ways we can help those who endure this daily. Check out out

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